Voices
John Anderson is a television critic for The Wall Street Journal and a contributor to The New York Times.
Fred Rogers on the set of “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” (Jim Judkis/Focus Features)
Arts & Culture Film
John AndersonJune 08, 2018
The movie about children's TV host Fred Rogers, directed by Morgan Neville (“Twenty Feet From Stardom”), is sturdy and unavoidably sentimental.
German filmmaker Wim Wenders is pictured in this undated photo with Pope Francis during the production of his documentary film, "Pope Francis — A Man of His Word." (CNS photo/Vatican Media, handout)
Arts & Culture Film
John AndersonMay 17, 2018
In a new documentary from Wim Wenders, Francis is sober, consoling, occasionally sad and always jesuitical.
Reverend Toller is a cleric cut from the cloth of Graham Greene’s “whiskey priest” (photo: A24).
Arts & Culture Film
John AndersonMay 17, 2018
Reverend Toller is a cleric cut from the cloth of Graham Greene’s “whiskey priest.”
Robert F. Kennedy (photo: Netflix)
Arts & Culture Television
John AndersonApril 27, 2018
The scope of Kennedy’s story possesses a grandeur missing from Washington right now. 
Father Gabriele Amorth performing an excorism in ‘The Devil and Father Amorth’
Arts & Culture Film
John AndersonApril 18, 2018
In “The Devil and Father Amorth,” William Friedkin turns to reality.
Arts & Culture Film
John AndersonApril 06, 2018
On July 18, 1969, Edward M. Kennedy drove his car off the bridge on Chappaquiddick Island.
Photo: R2W FILMS
Arts & Culture Film
John AndersonMarch 22, 2018
A feel-good film that actually reaffirms one’s faith in humanity
Itzhak Perlman at home (photo: Greenwich Entertainment)
Arts & Culture Film
John AndersonMarch 15, 2018
“Praying with the violin” is how an old friend describes the art of the classical music star.
Arts & Culture Television
John AndersonMarch 09, 2018
The six-part part series, which will play Sunday nights starting March 11, is subdivided into some novel plots of papal territory.
Steve Buscemi and Jeffrey Tambor pictured right in ‘The Death of Stalin’
Arts & Culture Film
John AndersonMarch 08, 2018
High-stakes politics, small-minded men: It’s a sweet spot for filmmaker Armando Iannucci.