Films

Vicky Krieps and Daniel Day-Lewis in “The Phantom Thread” (Focus Features)
Arts & Culture Film
John AndersonJanuary 03, 2018
To see P. T. Anderson's new film as merely beautiful is simply not to see it.
Arts & Culture Film
Raymond A. Schroth, S.J.January 02, 2018
For filmgoers depressed by films from Israel and Palestine, “In Between” offers a change of place and point-of-view.
Lois Smith in ‘Lady Bird’ (A24)
Arts & Culture News
Lois Smith called writer-director Greta Gerwig "a remarkably talented person."
Photos: clockwise from top left: “Long Strange Trip” (Amazon Studios); “Get Out” (Universal Pictures); Phantom Thread” (Focus Features); and “Lady Bird” (A24)  
Arts & Culture Film
John AndersonDecember 22, 2017
Nine films that raised our faith in humanity because, after all, humans made these movies.
Daisy Ridley as Rey in "Star Wars: The Last Jedi." (Lucasfilm via AP)
Arts & Culture Film
Jim McDermottDecember 19, 2017
'The Last Jedi' is a film that strips away 40 years of lacquer to highlight both the inspiration and the challenge at the heart of the “Star Wars” saga.
(Images: Gage Skidmore, Wikipedia Commons, Antonio De Loera-Brust, Sikelia Productions; Illustration by Antonio De Loera-Brust) 
Arts & Culture Film
Antonio De Loera-BrustDecember 18, 2017
“Gangs of New York” reminds us that for as long as the United States has been a nation of immigrants, it has been infected by xenophobia.