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Movie Reviews

New movie 'Risen' explores Christ's Resurrection from unique perspective

Imagine if you had been present to witness the resurrected Christ after his crucifixion. Surely you would be on fire, as the Apostles were, reaffirmed and ready to spread the Good News to the four corners of the world.


“The Letters” compels us to learn more about life of Blessed Mother Teresa

The best biographical movies, “biopics,” compel us to go out and discover more about the intriguing subjects of the films. A perfect and timely example is the new release, “The Letters,” which focuses on Blessed Teresa of Calcutta and her tireless work with the Missionaries of Charity.


Movie Review: The Peanuts Movie

NEW YORK (CNS) — Anyone familiar with the perennial TV special "A Charlie Brown Christmas" will know that the "Peanuts" franchise, which began life as a comic strip penned by cartoonist Charles M. Schulz between 1950 and 2000, has a knack for unabashed but also un-bashing spirituality.




(CNS) Catholic News Service:

A-I — general patronage
A-II — adults and adolescents
A-III — adults
A-IV — adults, with reservations
L — limited adult audiences, films whose problematic content many adults would find troubling
O — morally offensive (MPAA)

Motion Picture Association of America:

G — general audiences, all ages admitted
PG — parental guidance suggested, some material may not be suitable for children
PG-13 — parents are strongly cautioned. Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13
R — restricted, under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian
NC-17 — no one 17 and under admitted (age limit may vary in certain areas)