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Published posthumously, Geza Vermes’ “The True Herod” begins with a foreword by his wife, Margaret. A Jewish scholar, Vermes put out a pioneering study of Jesus the Jew in 1973 and significant work on the Dead Sea Scrolls and Jewish history in the time of Christ.
Catholic movie goers in particular will appreciate this likeable, fact-based sports drama that promotes humility, teamwork, good sportsmanship and, in passing, premarital chastity.
Hollywood continues to makes the future a dangerous and challenging place to be a teenager.
There are many ways to keep yourself entertained while watching “The Expendables 3″ (Lionsgate).
The Norbertine Community in Paoli is expecting a crowd of 1,500 people for a Sept. 20 Catholic music festival organized as “a response to the repeated call of the Catholic Church for a new evangelization.”
This weak comedy and buddy movie combines a far-fetched premise, an obscenity-laden script and ill-advised forays into gross-out as well as kinky humor while only implicitly honoring police work.
“Tomodachi Life,” a new title for the Nintendo hand-held consoles 2DS and 3DS, is exactly what it claims to be: a game about life.
The wise-cracking, pizza-loving “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” re-emerge from the sewers of New York City to save the world in this vivid 3-D film, with the turtles effectively rendered through live action and motion-capture technology — along with a good script.
Like an airy souffle, director Lasse Hallstrom’s food-themed romantic fantasy “The Hundred-Foot Journey” (Disney) has an elegant appearance and a charming taste, but not much substance.
Set in rural Ireland, the bleak but powerful seriocomedy “Calvary” (Fox Searchlight) kicks off with a startling premise.