Arts & Culture FilmJohn AndersonOctober 31, 2019
Scorsese is certainly the great Catholic filmmaker of our times, one who regards sin as something that must be confronted or even embraced in order to be understood.
Arts & Culture FilmJohn AndersonOctober 17, 2019
François Ozon has created a film that is connected organically to its subject matter, one that breathes and writhes and grieves in synch with its victims.
Arts & Culture FilmJohn AndersonOctober 09, 2019
Growing up, the plan for Pedro Almodóvar was to become a priest. Instead he became one of the world’s great directors.
Arts & Culture FilmJohn AndersonSeptember 28, 2019
In “Judy,” the utterly endearing Judy Garland—birdlike, brittle, addicted to pills and booze—is also a junkie for the standing O.
Arts & Culture FilmJohn AndersonJuly 26, 2019
We must accept that Quentin Tarantino will never make a serious movie—by which is meant a movie that takes itself seriously.
Arts & Culture FilmJohn AndersonJuly 11, 2019
“American Heretics: The Politics of the Gospel” is about like-minded liberal Christians joining forces in a ruthlessly Republican landscape where people talk more religion than they practice.
Arts & Culture FilmJohn AndersonJune 21, 2019
Woody’s penchant for self-sacrifice is just one of the aspects that has been recycled for “Toy Story 4” and while you would have to be a Grinch to find any faults in the new film, there are a few.
Arts & Culture FilmJohn AndersonJune 14, 2019
On June 17, 2015, a 23-year-old white supremacist killed nine African-Americans during a Bible study at the historic Emanuel A.M.E. Church.
Arts & Culture FilmJohn AndersonMay 29, 2019
There is a very Christian concept underlying “Rocketman,” namely Elton’s redemption—even if it is from his own biography.
Arts & Culture FilmJohn AndersonMay 24, 2019
There was a moment during “Aladdin” when I thought, “This would have made a terrific animated movie.”