Arts & CultureFilm
America Staff
A simple, well-told story can bear some of the most profound truths.
Arts & CultureFilm
Patricia Lawler Kenet
“Rebel Hearts” is an immensely satisfying experience for the viewer, especially for anyone who has chafed against the church’s powerful male hierarchy, but still yearned for belonging in its fold.
Arts & CultureFilm
John Anderson
A new documentary on the L.G.B.T.Q. ministry of James Martin, S.J., provides an engaging look at his work—and an eye-opening perspective on his opponents.
Arts & CultureIdeas
Kevin Christopher Robles
The movie about a man stuck indoors for months was the perfect choice for my first trip back to the theater.
Arts & CultureTelevision
Kevin Christopher Robles
The show attempts to juggle a number of different issues and themes, but chief among them is a commitment to being a meditation on modern racial animus in the United States, and it does not shy away from controversial topics and ideas.
Arts & CultureTelevision
Angela Alaimo O'Donnell
A new PBS documentary makes us ask: Is it possible to admire the art produced by a writer whom the reader dislikes, disdains, perhaps even despises?