Film

Mena Massoud and Naomi Scott in ‘Aladdin.’ (CNS photo/Disney)
John Anderson May 24, 2019
There was a moment during “Aladdin” when I thought, “This would have made a terrific animated movie.”
Sean Salai, S.J. May 10, 2019
The director of ‘Tolkien’ speaks about the influence of Father Francis Xavier Morgan.
Renée Darline Roden May 09, 2019
Dickinson is not a poet stunted by fear of living, but an eccentric hermit delighted by the world and delighting in her craft.
Tolkien is played both convincingly and charmingly by Nicholas Hoult (photo: Fox Searchlight).
John Anderson May 07, 2019
The John Ronald Reuel Tolkien of Dome Karukoski’s film has all the raw ingredients he needs to become J. R. R. Tolkien.
John Dougherty May 02, 2019
God can speak to us in unexpected ways—sometimes, even through a superhero movie.
in ‘Never Look Away,’ Doctor Seeband, played by Sebastian Koch, smoothly transitions from denying the rights of the individual in the name of the Volk to denying them in the name of class struggle. (Photo: Sony Pictures Classics)
John J. Conley April 19, 2019
In ‘Never Look Away,’ the murderous eugenicist and the abortionist, the Nazi and the Communist, become one.