Category: Movies

Movie Reviews – Spectre/Rock the Kasbah

Spectre By John Mulderig Catholic News Service Movie Review -  A car chase through St. Peter’s Square and a flippant joke about joining the priesthood aside, the 24th James Bond film, “Spectre” (Columbia), has predictably...

Movie Review – Brooklyn / No Escape

Brooklyn By John P. McCarthy, Catholic News Service NEW YORK (CNS) – Few immigrants to America can be said to have had it easy. Part and parcel of the immigrant experience, no matter the...

Movie Review – Black Mass / The Martian

Black Mass By John Mulderig, Catholic News Service NEW YORK (CNS) – The somber fact-based crime drama “Black Mass” (Warner Bros.), adapted from the eponymous book by Dick Lehr and Gerard O’Neill, chronicles the...

Movie Review – The Walk / Sicario

The Walk By John Mulderig, Catholic News Service NEW YORK (CNS) – In August 1974, just as the Watergate scandal was approaching its climax with the announcement that President Richard Nixon would resign, a...

Movie Review – Hitman: Agent 47 / Southpaw

Hitman: Agent 47 By John Mulderig, Catholic News Service NEW YORK (CNS) – Some things, as we know, improve with the passage of time. Alas, film adaptations of the video game series “Hitman” do...

Movie Review – Phantom / Vacation

Phantom By John Mulderig, Catholic News Service NEW YORK (CNS) – Set primarily on a Soviet submarine in the midst of the Cold War, writer-director Todd Robinson’s “Phantom” (RCR) pits a crew of seasoned...

Movie Review – Minions / Entourage

Minions By John Mulderig, Catholic News Service NEW YORK (CNS) – Fillet it how you will, “Minions” (Universal) is a rare treat. This bright 3-D animated comedy traces the history of the yellow, capsule-shaped...