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Category: Movies

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...

Movie Review – San Andreas / Inside Out

San Andreas By Joseph McAleer, Catholic News Service NEW YORK (CNS) – “Shake, Rattle, and Roll” would be the ideal theme song for “San Andreas” (Warner Bros.), an eye-popping, ear-splitting 3-D chronicle of a...

Movie Review – Spy / Far From The Madding Crowd

Spy By John Mulderig, Catholic News Service NEW YORK (CNS) – Sharply observed and cleverly executed, writer-director Paul Feig’s espionage satire “Spy” (Fox) boasts a large potential for fun. Yet the abundant  entertainment that...

Movie Review – Poltergeist / Pitch Perfect 2

Poltergeist By Joseph McAleer, Catholic News Service NEW YORK (CNS) – Hollywood’s preoccupation with remakes continues with “Poltergeist” (Fox), a reimagining of the 1982 horror film that gave new meaning to the term “haunted...

Movie Review – Mad Max: Fury Road / Hot Pursuit

Mad Max: Fury Road By Joseph McAleer, Catholic News Service NEWYORK (CNS) – A brutal assault on all the senses is the best way to describe “Mad Max: Fury Road” (Warner Bros). Essentially a...

Movie Review – Inherent Vice

Inherent Vice By Kurt Jensen, Catholic News Service NEW YORK (CNS) – The meandering plot of “Inherent Vice” (Warner Bros.) is perhaps better appreciated in the 2009 Thomas Pynchon novel on which the film...

Movie Review – Mortdecai / Blackhat

Mortdecai By John Mulderig, Catholic News Service NEW YORK (CNS) – The action comedy “Mortdecai” (Lionsgate) tries to evoke the genius of British novelist P.G. Wodehouse while also conjuring up the sort of movies...

Movie Reviews – Fury / The Wedding Ringer

Fury By John Mulderig, Catholic News Service NEW YORK (CNS) – Brutal realism in the depiction of combat and scripturally inspired spirituality hardly make an obvious pairing. Yet, by bringing them together in “Fury”...