Movies: Star Wars — The Rise of Skywalker

NEW YORK (CNS) — A long time ago, in a world that now seems far, far away — to wit, Earth in spring 1977 — George Lucas wowed audiences with the original “Star Wars” film.

New film on St. Faustina makes one-night-only debut Oct. 28

WASHINGTON (CNS) — A new film on the life of St. Faustina Kowalska, the Polish nun whose visions of Jesus led to the Divine Mercy devotion, will have a one-night-only showing Oct. 28 on more than 700 screens across the United States.

Movies: Abominable

NEW YORK (CNS) — “Adorable” has a new synonym: “Abominable” (DreamWorks), a charming animated film which transforms the dreaded Yeti monster — the legendary abominable snowman — into a lovable furball.

Movies: Downton Abbey

NEW YORK (CNS) — Those who’ve been yearning for a fix of interwar elegance ever since the popular ITV and PBS television series “Downton Abbey” went off the air in 2015 can rejoice.

Movies: Don’t Let Go

NEW YORK (CNS) — An intriguing premise gets the thriller “Don’t Let Go” (OTL Releasing) off to a strong start.

New documentary looks at immigrants’ integration into U.S. heartland

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Filmmakers Michael McGlinn and John Altman set out to, in McGlinn’s words, “elevate the conversation” about immigration with their new documentary, “Immigrants in the Heartland: Who Are We Following?”
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‘Basketball or Nothing,’ streaming, Netflix

The docuseries focuses on a high school team in the heart of the Navajo nation.

Planning to see ‘Unplanned’ [VIDEO]

You have options in the Diocese of Phoenix, including several sneak peeks the night before its March 29 nationwide release.

Gosnell: The Trial of America’s Biggest Serial Killer

NEW YORK (CNS) — “Gosnell: The Trial of America’s Biggest Serial Killer” (GVN) is a powerful dramatization of the Philadelphia police investigation and state prosecution that finally ended the infamous, decades-long career of abortionist Kermit Gosnell.

Prof battles hook-up culture in documentary on modern dating

A creative homework assignment at Boston College stemmed genuine — but short — date nights, a documentary and now a DVD on the challenge but importance of traditional dating.