One hundred years after the birth of cinema, the Vatican released a commemorative list of 45 great films. Now, 25 years later, America Media is here to expand the Vatican’s list with the most groundbreaking, impressive and beautiful films released since 1995.
To its benefit, “Sister,” directed by Joe Cardona and José L. Vázquez, does not focus exclusively on Sister Helen’s work against the death penalty but also discusses her early life and spiritual formation.
For the director of ‘Bad Lieutenant’ and other remarkable films, religion should not be couched in exclusively negative or positive terms.
“Corpus Christi” is not a critique of Catholicism, though; it may not even be a deliberately Catholic film, writes film critic John Anderson.