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In the long lead-up to its twist ending, only allusions to an “open” marriage would really trouble the ethical waters for mature potential viewers of the crime drama “Secret in Their Eyes” (STX).
“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2″ brings the wildly popular franchise to a close in a surprisingly glum finale. Heroine Katniss Everdeen ends in a worn-down and meditative frame of mind, rather than with exuberance.
A new collection of Marvel Comics tells the back story of superheroes including the fictional American hero of World War II, who naturally touts patriotism, honesty and duty, and now a different virtue: hope.
If Pope Francis, with his enormously popular Twitter following and selfies, has taught Catholics anything, it’s that today’s message of faith needs to be shared keeping young people in mind and by using their modern forms of communication.
The film’s picturesque and moving portrayal of a 1950’s Irish woman’s experience of migration is neither whitewashed nor naive, and it avoids histrionics as it tackles its topic with depth and incisiveness.
The real-life story behind the drama of the 2010 Chilean mine cave-in riveted observers from Tierra del Fuego to Times Square. But the movie based on the tale gets buried with too many characters and too many themes to rescue it.
Who can resist an invitation to rediscover Jesus, especially when it is extended by Matthew Kelly, who — by combining the words “dynamic” and “Catholic” — has jolted millions of readers and viewers into igniting, reviving or renewing their Catholic faith?
No one in “My All American” (Clarius) actually says, “Go out and win one for the Gipper.” Neither will audiences hear the words pluck or moxie used.
There’s just no way to “Love the Coopers” (CBS Films), a vulgar comedy about four generations of a dysfunctional family gathered for Christmas Eve.
The study, issued Nov. 4 by Common Sense Media, a children’s advocacy organization with offices in Washington, New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco, is a follow-up of sorts to a 2013 study called “From Zero to Eight,” which reported on media usage by the nation’s youngest residents.