Movie: ‘The 5th Wave’

NEW YORK (CNS) — The zombie apocalypse theme has become a staple of pop culture. The latest movie variant, “The 5th Wave” (Columbia), adds an alien invasion and adolescent tribulations to the mix. Neither element succeeds in boosting the novelty factor one iota. Nevertheless, while this adaptation of Rick Yancey’s 2013 book isn’t distinguished by […]

Movie: ‘The Masked Saint’

NEW YORK (CNS) — What’s a small-town pastor to do when his crumbling church in a crime-ridden neighborhood is desperately strapped for cash? Why, become a professional wrestler by day and moonlight as a vigilante, of course! That’s the unlikely — yet fact-based — premise of “The Masked Saint” (Freestyle), director Warren P. Sonoda’s screen […]