I have one bedrock principle that guides my viewing choices for my children: Kids imitate what they watch. Always. No matter what. After Star Wars, they play Star Wars; after a Nazi movie, they play Nazis. This is the principle which caused…
How the life of Jesus inspired filmmakers to push artistic frontiers at the dawn of the cinema age
Watching The Witch with Catholic eyes
Celebrating its 80th anniversary this year, the Vatican film list honoree Grand Illusion is a nostalgic reminder for our divisive times of all we stand to lose if we lose sight of what we have in common.
Editor’s Note: Last fall, the beloved Cleveland Indians of longtime Catholic Digest columnist Sean Patrick lost the World Series in a heartbreaking seventh game to the Chicago Cubs. It was an improbable matchup for two franchises accustomed…
Thoughts on La La Land
Why the new Cinderella, The Jungle Book, and Pete’s Dragon movies actually improve on the earlier films — and why the upcoming Beauty and the Beast might not