The movie, “The Case for Christ” — which is acceptable for a wide audience and for those looking for an informal way to bolster their religious education during the holiest of seasons could hardly find a more fitting choice.
If you’ve always wondered, “Just what is a Smurfette?” then “Smurfs: The Lost Village” (Columbia) may be the film for you.
A couple powerless to save many of the animals in their care, Antonina and husband, Jan Zabinskis turn to rescuing people in their defiance of the Nazis.
The film contains an occult theme, knife violence with some gore, occasional profanities and fleeting crass language. The Catholic News Service classification is A-III — adults. The Motion Picture Association of America rating is R — restricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.
This animated take on the trauma of acquiring a younger sibling can best be described as amusing and the objectionable elements are sufficiently few that all but the very youngest family members can safely enjoy the fleeting fun.
Winners in movies, television and books were announced March 28 by the Christophers, who started the awards in 1949 to honor to honor writers, producers, directors, authors and illustrators whose work “affirms the highest values of the human spirit.”
The well-intentioned sports drama “Slamma Jamma” (RiverRain Productions) occasionally comes to tepid life on basketball courts. But a weak script, together with production values indicative of a low budget, keep it hobbled as a story of redemption and Christian faith.
The film contains some gory deaths and gruesome images, a few uses of profanity as well as numerous rough and several crude terms. The Catholic News Service classification is A-III — adults. The Motion Picture Association of America rating is R — restricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian
The film contains much crude humor, rough language, sexual innuendo and references to homosexuality and masturbation. The Catholic News Service classification is L — limited adult audience, films whose problematic content many adults would find troubling. The Motion Picture Association of America rating is PG-13 — parents strongly cautioned. Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13.
“Beauty and the Beast” should be a must-see film intended for children. But Disney’s live-action adaptation of its beloved 1991 animated film “Beauty and the Beast” arrives in theaters amid a swirl of controversy over the updating of one of its characters.
By Kurt Jensen NEW YORK (CNS) — The historical drama “A United Kingdom” (Fox Searchlight) tells the story of Seretse Khama (David Oyelowo), an African royal who faced down mid-20th-century racial prejudice to marry Ruth Williams (Rosamund Pike), a white office worker he met in post-World War II London. Seretse and Ruth cross paths at […]