‘A Christmas Candle’: A meditation on faith and works

Sure, department stores are putting up decorations and the radio might be playing the right music, but the best way to get into the...

‘Bible’ miniseries aims to make ’emotional connection’ with audience

Roma Downey and Mark Burnett have pulled off the making of a 10-hour miniseries, "The Bible," that gets its premiere Sunday, March 3, on the History cable channel.

British actor didn’t play title role of Paul in movie: ‘It played me’

An entire page of notes on how to play Paul — nothing precise but overall notes on how to approach it, helped. "I've never had a director do something so tellingly about a character," he said.

FILMS: ‘Rise of the Guardians’: Do you believe in the Man in the Moon?

I had a lot of nightmares growing up. I’d wake up, startled and holler for my father. He’d come to my bedside, over and...

New film dramatizes Irish woman’s work with Vietnamese orphans

"Noble," which will debut on 150 screens nationwide May 8, tells the story of an Irish woman with an indomitable spirit. It took another Irish woman with the same kind of spirit to make the movie.

Film recalls Pope John Paul II’s 1979 visit to Ireland, plea for peace

WASHINGTON (CNS) — A new documentary, “John Paul II in Ireland: A Plea for Peace,” makes the case that the pope’s trip to Ireland in 1979 played a key role in ending the Troubles and bringing about peace in Northern Ireland.

FILMS: Who needs Oscar? Here’s our list of the 10 best family films

The top 10 family films of 2013, according to Catholic News Service, are...

FILMS: ‘The Descendants’

A lesson in selfless love Love takes work — even in paradise. In “The Descendants” (Fox), George Clooney plays Matt King — a wealthy lawyer...

New Bing Crosby bio paints picture of crooner and his priest alter-ego

NEW YORK (CNS) — Affable fictional clergyman Fr. Charles “Chuck” O’Malley was the principal figure in two well-received World War II-era movies, 1944’s “Going My Way” and its 1945 sequel, “The Bells of St. Mary’s.”

FILMS: Muppets Most Wanted

Viewers of almost any age will find themselves well rewarded for tracking down "Muppets Most Wanted."