Films

Erika Rasmussen September 18, 2020
A Confederate family kidnaps the film’s Black protagonist, Veronica Henley, a modern-day sociologist and New York Times bestselling author played by Janelle Monáe—and enslaves her in the “past.”
Adele M. Banks September 01, 2020
Chadwick Boseman, who was most known for playing the superhero in the title role of “Black Panther,” was a person of faith from childhood who shared biblical wisdom along the path of his career.
John Dougherty July 31, 2020
For young Catholics, puberty can feel like a minefield where one wrong sexually-charged step could have everlasting consequences.
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.