The Two Popes

The two popes

NEW YORK (CNS) — In "The Two Popes" (Netflix), their glossy but highly speculative account of supposedly real events, screenwriter Anthony McCarten and director Fernando Meirelles ill-advisedly try to extol Pope Francis (Jonathan Pryce) by trashing retired Pope Benedict XVI (Anthony Hopkins).


Frozen II

NEW YORK (CNS) — Both the filmmakers and the central voice cast of the much-loved 2013 original are reunited in "Frozen II" (Disney).

NEW YORK (CNS) — Both the filmmakers and the central voice cast of the much-loved 2013 original are reunited in "Frozen II" (Disney). They deliver an exuberant animated musical adventure that's suitable for a wide demographic.


"The Divine Plan"

NEW YORK (CNS) — "All the world's a stage and all the men and women merely players," says Shakespeare in "As You Like It." For people of faith, the world is God's stage, but we aren't merely players. We are partners with God as He acts through the human beings He has created.


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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
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R — restricted, under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian
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