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Susan (Lydia Gaston) and Joe Valencia (Jo Koy) in "Easter Sunday." (Universal Pictures.)
Arts & CultureIdeas
Melissa Enaje
I decided that the best way to gauge reactions to the film was to gather feedback from none other than my own Filipino-American family.
Tom Sturridge as Dream and Kirby Howell-Baptiste as Death in “The Sandman” (Netflix)
Arts & CultureTelevision
Jim McDermott
Until recently, “The Sandman”—Neil Gaiman’s magnum opus about the eternal being who oversees the universe of dreaming—has remained an impossible quest.
Emily Claire Schmitt, Emily Rose Simons and Ria T. DiLullo
Arts & CultureIdeas
Emily Claire Schmitt
People who shut down those with different opinions have a less rich life, and make less rich art.
Arts & CultureBooks
Kevin M. Doyle
A new book by David I. Kertzer argues that Pope Pius XII has more responsibility for the Holocaust than previously reported. But is the charge merited?
Arts & CulturePoetry
Jeff William Acosta
I am drawn to things that destroy me.
Arts & CultureIdeas
Jim McDermott
Britney Spears recently wanted to get married in the Catholic Church. The controversy that followed shows us what we still need to learn about turning our churches into welcoming spaces.