“America is in mourning. Deep, deep mourning for a man who inspired millions to, I don’t know, watch a movie, I guess.”
WASHINGTON (CNA) — A new study from the University of Michigan warns that the popular — and controversial — Netflix show “13 Reasons Why” could influence teens who are considering suicide.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
Dating has been replaced by “hooking up” and “hanging out,” making the traditional days of “courtship” obsolete. Or, has it?
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.
As for his adoptive parents, "they're excited as well to see what happens with the film and to see how many people we can impact."
Ten films that showcase characters experiencing a positive change of heart, mind or outlook, something Catholics strive for daily, particularly in Lent.