Movie Reviews

Movie Reviews

Movie Review: Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return

NEW YORK (CNS) -- Some films are so firmly enshrined as classics, and so beloved by moviegoers, that even inviting comparison with them is perilous. Such proves to be the case with "Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return" (Clarius).

Movie Review Capsules for May 2

Movie review capsules for May 2: "The Amazing Spider-Man" (Columbia); "The Quiet Ones" (Lionsgate)

Movie Review Capsules for April 3

NEW YORK (CNS) -- The following are capsule reviews of movies recently reviewed by Catholic News Service: "Bad Words" (Focus); "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" (Disney); "Cesar Chavez" (Lionsgate); "The Grand Budapest Hotel" (Fox Searchlight); "Noah" (Paramount)

(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)