Films

In this May 31, 2016 file photo, three-time best sound-track Oscar winner Ennio Morricone answers questions during an interview with The Associated Press, in Rome. Morricone died Monday, July 6, 2020 in a Rome hospital at the age of 91. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini, file)
In 2014 Morricone premiered his first-ever Mass in the Church of the Gesu, the Jesuits’ main church in Rome.
Lise Leplat Prudhomme as Joan of Arc (photo: Lincoln Center)
Eve Tushnet June 20, 2020
The director Bruno Dumont has said that movies can “look beyond the visible to explore something that reason can’t.”
“Blood Quantum” was written and directed by Jeff Barnaby (photo: IMDB).
Eve Tushnet May 22, 2020
In “Blood Quantum,” the past isn’t dead—it’s coming to get you.
Matt Malone, S.J. May 15, 2020
Easter joy gives us the eyes to see those hints of eternity in the here and now, writes Matt Malone, S.J.
Nazario Gerardi plays Francis in “The Little Flowers of St. Francis” (The Criterion Collection)
John Anderson May 01, 2020
Encountering Roberto Rossellini’s “The Flowers of St. Francis,” which turns 70 this year, will be an odd experience for most first-timers.
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.