The sloppy, toxic mix of gunfire, explosions and cursing that is “Mile 22” (STX) makes it difficult to endure and impossible to recommend.
Jim Forest has given us an extraordinary biography and memoir of Father Dan Berrigan (1921-2016), the Jesuit priest, poet and peace activist who sometimes went to jail for his convictions.
The award for the most accurate film title of the year goes to “Crazy Rich Asians” (Warner Bros), a romantic comedy about, well, members of a certain ethnic group who are insanely wealthy.
The plot of “Slender Man” (Screen Gems) is concisely summed up when Wren (Joey King), one of the creature’s victims, screams, “He gets in your head like a computer virus!”
Davenport Bishop Thomas R. Zinkula, an enthusiastic bicyclist, views RAGBRAI as an opportunity to follow Pope Francis’ call to go to the peripheries, to be in the midst of the sheep, to have the smell of the sheep, to be in touch with the world outside church walls.
Written by Elissa Matsueda and Erica Oyama and directed by Ken Marino, the new comedy “Dog Days” (LD Entertainment) is comprised of a number of vignettes, following a variety of Los Angeles residents as they navigate life through a summer of challenges.
It’s always dangerous to tamper with perfection. And, if there were ever a perfect world, it must be that of the Winnie the Pooh literature created by author A.A. Milne and illustrator E.H. Shepard in the 1920s.
While Rome always has been a city of beauty that highlights both the past and the present, a quaint and unusual bar nestled in the heart of the Eternal City has taken that concept to new heights.
The Catholic community had joined in a winning pitch four years ago to host the Special Olympics for 2018 and were rewarded with the games as they turn 50 this year.
If you’ve ever wanted to sit down and pick the mind of a monk — a man or woman steeped in the church’s monastic tradition stretching back to the desert fathers and mothers — then this is the book for you.