Arts & Culture FilmJohn AndersonNovember 08, 2017
“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” contains enough guilt to keep the town's confessionals busy for months.
Arts & Culture FilmJohn AndersonNovember 02, 2017
Lady Bird, with her magenta hair and acne, is an original; Greta Gerwig, appropriately, takes chances.
Arts & Culture FilmJohn AndersonNovember 01, 2017
Set in the early ’60s, “Novitiate” is yet another tale of the trauma suffered by the religious and their orders in the wake of the Second Vatican Council.
Arts & Culture FilmJohn AndersonOctober 12, 2017
He might get a shotgun escort when he leaves town, but Thurgood Marshall is the Lone Ranger of civil rights.
Arts & Culture TelevisionJohn AndersonSeptember 11, 2017
The two-hour film portrays the "simple monk" Martin Luther as more of a Catholic than he is generally thought to be.
Arts & Culture FilmJohn AndersonSeptember 08, 2017
"The Good Catholic," out in theaters today, tells the story of an idealistic young priest, Daniel who is happy in his work, unhappy in his faith.
Arts & Culture FilmJohn AndersonAugust 11, 2017
In the wake of Vatican II, the teaching nuns of a convent find their way of life being jettisoned by a revenue-challenged church.
Arts & Culture FilmJohn AndersonJuly 26, 2017
The people behind “An Inconvenient Truth” can be forgiven for indulging in a bit of “I told you so” in their follow-up film, “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power.”
Arts & Culture TelevisionJohn AndersonJuly 08, 2017
The story of Shakespeare is eternally appealing, because we want to know what confluence of circumstances, or divine blessing, could produce such a towering figure.
Arts & Culture FilmJohn AndersonJune 21, 2017
What “The Big Sick” gets at is how America undermines traditions from other countries, and always has.