Canine and human courage triumph in ‘Megan Leavey’

An aimless young woman is transformed by combat and canine companionship in this heartwarming retelling of Marine corporal Megan Leavey and her K-9 partner, Rex.

Searching for a plot, ‘The Mummy’ lurches toward nowhere

Tom Cruise plays a wily American soldier who stirs up an ancient evil while deployed in Iraq. While stumbling toward justice, the film becomes an obvious premise for a franchise sequel.

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

If you can say or even read the name of the planet Uranus without bursting into gales of giggles, then "Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie" (Fox) may not be the film for you.

This summer explore nature, poetry, saints with new children’s books

Here are nine children's books suitable for summer reading.

‘Wonder Woman’ champions good without gore

After her 2016 debut in "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice," the raven-haired DC Comics superheroine takes center stage in this new release, which pits her against the German forces in World War I.

7-part series on murdered Baltimore nun streams on Netflix

The visually striking, atmospheric documentary series "The Keepers" examines the unsolved 1969 murder of popular 26-year-old Sister Cathy Cesnik. It's not east to watch, but it is haunting television.

The power of TV is feared after ’13 Reasons Why’

Educators and mental health professionals rightly have been alarmed over the program's content. Will a TV show contribute to an increase in teen suicide?

With book as a guide, Jesus is invited to dinner at your house

Prayers, reflections and recipes of "Feeding Your Family's Soul: Dinner Table Spirituality" may help families share meaty conversation and connectivity to each other and to God around the table.

Fifth ‘Pirates’ film sets sail with (mostly) clean gags

Eccentric buccaneer Capt. Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) hoists the black flag again in "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales." Flashy special effects mark the latest in the theme park ride-based franchise.

Movies with Catholic themes to hit cinemas, video

A documentary featuring Pope Francis, a dramatization of the Marian apparitions at Fatima starring actor Harvey Keitel and a romantic comedy are set to hit screens soon.