“Origins,” the first conference of the Society of Catholic Scientists, gave more than 100 participants the opportunity to learn about everything from the birth of stars to the beginnings of human language and to reflect on how their faith and work inform each other.
Through the growing zero waste movement, Jane Crosby a graduate from Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio, has made an effort to live a more practical and environmentally friendly life, as well as, reawakened her Catholic faith.
Big Brother is watching you, and he has nothing to do with the government. Such, at least in part, is the message of the confused cautionary tale “The Circle” (STX).
Based on the 2007 young adult novel by the same name, “13 Reasons Why” follows the story of Hannah Baker, a troubled 17-year-old who took her own life.
The sci-fi-themed horror tale “Phoenix Forgotten” (Cinelou) includes little objectionable material, other than some salty language in the dialogue.
The latest entry in the Disneynature series — released, like several of its predecessors, in conjunction with the April 22 observance of Earth Day — “Born in China,” directed and co-written by Lu Chuan, rests on the tried-and-true premise that critters in the wild act just like us when no one is (supposedly) watching.
“Genius,” a 10-episode examination of Albert Einstein’s life, is the National Geographic cable channel’s first scripted series.
Bishop writes a book that grapples with the thorny issues of immigration, regarding both legal immigrants and unauthorized immigrants, as well as education, youth formation, political activism and encouraging voting. But it was written before the political catapulting of Donald Trump as the Republican presidential nominee and then his election as president.
“The Promise” stars Oscar Isaac as an Armenian medical student in Constantinople (now Istanbul) and Christian Bale as a globetrotting Associated Press correspondent detailing the growing horror of the genocide.
The few adult viewers for whom it’s suitable might be tempted to nickname the feverish domestic drama “Unforgettable” (Warner Bros.) “Wifie Dearest.”