Runway to heaven: Vatican, The Met piece together faith and fashion

"Fashion and the Catholic Imagination" will include more than 100 pieces from top designers inspired by Catholic symbolism and art, as well as 40 vestments from the Vatican, at the Met in New York May 10-Oct. 8.

Lord knows, ‘Red Sparrow’ falls hard

Twisty and sophisticated, the film might have offered relatively flavorful entertainment. But gruesome violence and gratuitous sexual content ruin its appeal. A long and intense scene of interrogation is artistically unjustified.

Vulgar language mars otherwise winning ‘Game Night’

Despite its tendency go astray, the film's script promotes a positive view of marriage and parenthood, alongside much enjoyable humor that is offset by numerous distasteful jokes.

New take on Revelation like nothing else you’ve ever read

Micah Kiel's love of apocalyptic literature inspired a new book that gives readers a whole new perspective on Revelation.

National Gallery exhibit explores St. Francis’ reception of stigmata

"Heavenly Earth: Images of Saint Francis at La Verna" includes 30 pieces of Franciscan art centered on the miraculous 13th-century event. The exhibit was to open Feb. 25.

By the final reel: films for Lent with conversion themes

Here, in alphabetical order, are capsule reviews of 10 films that showcase characters experiencing a positive change of heart, mind or outlook.

Visually striking ‘Annihilation’ fizzles to its end

This sci-fi/horror blend is beautifully shot and morbidly fascinating. But the movie's initially strong grip on the audience gradually loosens, and the conclusion toward which it builds ultimately feels like a letdown.

No phantom threads in upcoming ‘Heavenly Bodies’ exhibit in New York

The sectarian will meet the secular in an unusual way with the May 10 debut of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's exhibit "Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination" in New York City.

‘Paul’ film producer: ‘Real important to tell the story of God’s mercy’

"His message of love and life and mercy is so important for us today," Eric Groth said to an invitation-only audience of about 60 at a Feb. 15 advance screening of the film at St. John Paul II National Shrine in Washington.

Likable sitcom ‘Living Biblically’ on CBS needs to be funnier

Exceptional moments of religious insight can't overcome long stretches that are painfully unfunny. Viewers may root for this rare program airing Feb. 26 about a man who wants to become a better person.