Film

Emily (Zoe Kazan) and Kumail (Kumail Nanjiani) in "The Big Sick." Photo courtesy of Amazon Studios.
Arts & Culture Film
John AndersonJune 21, 2017
What “The Big Sick” gets at is how America undermines traditions from other countries, and always has.
Kate Micucci, Alison Brie and Aubrey Plaza in "The Little Hours" (photo: Sundance)
Arts & Culture Film
John AndersonJune 15, 2017
Surprise and outrage are two of the basic tools of comedy, and no one expects these sweet-looking sisters to sound like sailors.
Gal Gadot in "Wonder Woman" (CNS photo/Warner Bros.)
Arts & Culture Film
Meghan J. ClarkJune 06, 2017
Wonder Woman finds hope and beauty in humanity despite the darkness that looms beneath.
Roadside Attractions
Arts & Culture Film
Teresa DonnellanJune 01, 2017
“I have a hall. I have a dress. The apartment is almost ready,” Michal says. “It’s a small task for God to find me a groom.”
Holi, India. Photo: Argot Pictures
Arts & Culture Film
John AndersonMay 04, 2017
John Anderson reviews "Sacred," a documentary exploring various world religions.
A scene from 'Heal the Living'
Arts & Culture Film
Raymond A. SchrothApril 16, 2017
There is hardly a religious word in all of “Heal the Living,” but the film doesn’t need them.