'Ben-Hur' remake stresses reconciliation theme, producer Downey says

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- It's been 57 years since the last film version of "Ben-Hur" hit movie theaters. That alone is, for most Hollywood types, reason enough for a remake.


Movie Review: Ratchet & Clank

NEW YORK (CNS) -- Busy 3-D visuals fail to mask the flat tone and by-the-numbers storytelling of the animated sci-fi adventure "Ratchet & Clank" (Gramercy). In fact, even undemanding youngsters may feel the space-time continuum yawning before them as the seemingly interminable 94 minutes of this video-game adaptation tick away.


Second 'God’s Not Dead' movie focuses on religious freedom issues

In an era when it seems most Americans are more concerned with being politically correct than morally right, a refreshing new movie, God’s Not Dead 2, comes our way.




(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)