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Film review: Best of Enemies

Film review: Best of Enemies

A documentary recounts a signal battle in the Culture War.

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New film to document deathly dangers of The Pill

New film to document deathly dangers of The Pill

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Movie Review: 'Little Boy'

Movie Review: 'Little Boy'

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White House seeks kid videos on Obama themes

White House seeks kid videos on Obama themes

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Michael Moore weighs on American Sniper, again

Michael Moore weighs on American Sniper, again

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U.S. retaliation for Sony hack should not leave 'fingerprints'

U.S. retaliation for Sony hack should not leave 'fingerprints'

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Sony hack is a 'national security problem' says company attorney

Sony hack is a 'national security problem' says company attorney

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Beware of Ouija boards: Life imitates art at an exorcism in Colombia

Beware of Ouija boards: Life imitates art at an exorcism in Colombia

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Michigan state senate renews film subsidy

Michigan state senate renews film subsidy

Millionaire film-maker Michael Moore has received over $840,000 in Michiganders' taxpayer money. The new 'Batman' movie is currently being filmed in the Mitten State.

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PUMP: a movie that can kick the oil addiction

PUMP: a movie that can kick the oil addiction

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Film review: Life of a King

Film review: Life of a King

Cuba Gooding Jr. in a memorable role as he portrays a man accepting the kingship of his life.

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Film review: Nicky's Family

Film review: Nicky's Family

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Film review: The Third Way

Film review: The Third Way

A remarkably sensitive documentary on a remarkably sensitive topic: same-sex attraction and the struggle to live a Christian life.

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Building the Machine: film review

Building the Machine: film review

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Film review: Gimme Shelter

Film review: Gimme Shelter

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Paa: a beautiful film and testament to the value of human life

Paa: a beautiful film and testament to the value of human life

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Low blow: Comedienne Rivers appears to make anti-Catholic statement

Low blow: Comedienne Rivers appears to make anti-Catholic statement

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My Father and the Man in Black: movie offers unique look at Johnny Cash

My Father and the Man in Black: movie offers unique look at Johnny Cash

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A Serious Man: film review

A Serious Man: film review

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Film review: Occupy Unmasked

Film review: Occupy Unmasked

The intellectual roots and the political gamesmanship of the Occupy movement are revealed in a film produced by Andrew Breitbart, the now deceased firebrand. The links between Marxists, labor unions, and Obama are the focus.

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Film review: Stories We Tell

Film review: Stories We Tell

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Here's to you Jackie Robinson

Here's to you Jackie Robinson

There is a Michigan-connection in the Jackie Robinson story. The ally of the famous ballplayer who integrated the whites-only national past-time, Branch Rickey, had coached at the University of Michigan.

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Landfill Harmonic: Taking in garbage and giving back music

Landfill Harmonic: Taking in garbage and giving back music

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Week 5 of Lenten Film Fest: No Greater Love

Week 5 of Lenten Film Fest: No Greater Love

As an aid to Lenten reflection over the next few weeks, Spero columnist Prof. Michael Martin offers readers some thoughts on a few of the films he uses in a Religion and Film course he offers every winter semester.

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Week 4 of Lenten Film Fest: The Decalogue

Week 4 of Lenten Film Fest: The Decalogue

As an aid to Lenten reflection over the next few weeks, Spero columnist Prof. Michael Martin will offer readers some thoughts on a few of the films he uses in a Religion and Film course he offers every winter semester.

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Hypocrites at The Onion, and Hollywood

Hypocrites at The Onion, and Hollywood

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Week 2 of Lenten Film Fest: Jesus of Montreal

Week 2 of Lenten Film Fest: Jesus of Montreal

As an aid to Lenten reflection over the next few weeks, Spero columnist Prof. Michael Martin will offer readers some thoughts on a few of the films he uses in a Religion and Film course he offers every winter semester.

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Pitiful: 'How to Survive a Plague'

Pitiful: 'How to Survive a Plague'

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Week 1 of Lenten film fest: Wings of Desire

Week 1 of Lenten film fest: Wings of Desire

As an aid to Lenten reflection over the next few weeks, Spero columnist Prof. Michael Martin will offer readers some thoughts on a few of the films he uses in a Religion and Film course he offers every winter semester.

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America's moral dilemmas exposed in 'Zero Dark Thirty'

America's moral dilemmas exposed in 'Zero Dark Thirty'

What is the true price of the War on Terror?

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Week 2 of Lenten Film Fest: 'Diary of a Country Priest'

Week 2 of Lenten Film Fest: 'Diary of a Country Priest'

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Anna Karenina: movie review

Anna Karenina: movie review

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Book reveals actor Klaus Kinski sexually abused his daughter

Book reveals actor Klaus Kinski sexually abused his daughter

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Brad Pitt may play Pontius Pilate

Brad Pitt may play Pontius Pilate

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Les Miserables: movie review

Les Miserables: movie review

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Les Miserables: a soul-stirring film experience

Les Miserables: a soul-stirring film experience

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Pope seeks to emphasize Christianity's contribution to tolerance and reason

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'Everything is Incredible': The helicopter man's faith and hope

'Everything is Incredible': The helicopter man's faith and hope

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Brad Pitt to produce Hollywood version of 'IBM and the Holocaust'

Brad Pitt to produce Hollywood version of 'IBM and the Holocaust'

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On sterility and The Children of Men

On sterility and The Children of Men

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For Greater Glory: movie review

For Greater Glory: movie review

A great story that deserved better direction and writing.

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Vito Bonafacci: film review

Vito Bonafacci: film review

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For Greater Glory: a flawed but good film

For Greater Glory: a flawed but good film

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'For Greater Glory': a compelling film

Starring Peter O'Toole, Andy Garcia, and Eva Longoria, 'For Greater Glory' recounts the days in the 1920s when Mexican Catholics rose up in defense of religious liberty.

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Andy Garcia's speech in 'For Greater Glory'

Andy Garcia's speech in 'For Greater Glory'

Garcia gives a stellar performance in the new film about Mexico, alongside other stars such as Peter O'Toole.

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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel: movie review

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel: movie review

A movie about self-fulfilment and geriatric sex-questing.

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Margaret: movie review

Margaret: movie review

Tragedy, scruples, guilt and a coming of age, all in 150 minutes. 'Margaret' is a movie that almost never was.

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Act of Valor: movie review

Act of Valor: movie review

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Christians outraged over film depicting Jesus as homosexual

Christians outraged over film depicting Jesus as homosexual

Producers of 'Corpus Christi: Playing with Redemption' expect protesters at the screening of the movie in San Francisco homosexual-dominated Castro district.

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Comic-Con Episode IV: movie review

Comic-Con Episode IV: movie review

One gets the feeling that, in some obscure fashion, the makers of Comic-Con Episode IV, feel guilty for living their lives in the realms of fantasy.

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Bully: movie review

Bully: movie review

Bully is missing several relevant facts, as documented by serious journalists. Too bad.

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Boy: movie review

Boy: movie review

'Boy' can be favorably compared to Truffaut's classic, '400 Blows'.

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Caine's Arcade: a story of enterprise and kindness

Caine's Arcade: a story of enterprise and kindness

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Director Mel Gibson again embroiled in controversy over antisemitism

Director Mel Gibson again embroiled in controversy over antisemitism

Famed screenwriter Joe Eszterhas claims that Gibson never planned to release his 'Maccabees' film but wanted to deflect attention from his antisemitic rants.

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Hollywood strikes another low blow with 'The Three Stooges'

Hollywood strikes another low blow with 'The Three Stooges'

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Damsels in Distress: movie review

Damsels in Distress: movie review

A moral comedy wherein renewal and rebirth emerges from modern despair.

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Friends With Kids: movie review

Friends With Kids: movie review

'Friends With Kids' features pretty people who mistake sex for romance during their bed-hopping forays. It becomes evident that there is a God-shaped hole in their lives.

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'Project X' and 'Wanderlust': lost in America

'Project X' and 'Wanderlust': lost in America

Movie reviews of 'Wanderlust' and 'Project X'.

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Undefeated: movie review

Undefeated: movie review

The filmmakers deserve some credit, too, for bravely insisting on the relevance of bravery.

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Momentos: a touching short film on deliverance

Momentos: a touching short film on deliverance

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What to do when bad things happen to good people

What to do when bad things happen to good people

There still time left in Lent to consecrate yourself to the Cross in reparation for sin.

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'The Hunger Games' reviewed: meh

'The Hunger Games' reviewed: meh

'The Hunger Games' glorifies injury, death, and gore for the purposes of entertainment. Skip it.

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Va. Congressman objects to ad telling Obama to go to Hell

Va. Congressman objects to ad telling Obama to go to Hell

A sign at the Washington DC Metro system was found offensive by a Democratic lawmaker.

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Carnage: movie review

Carnage: movie review

Roman Polanski does a slapstick send-up of modern American foibles.

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Film On Pakistani Acid Attack Victims And Their 'Savior' Competes For Oscar

A film nominated for a best documentary Oscar highlights the crime of acid attacks against women in Pakistan and the London-based doctor who is making a difference in their lives.

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Lessons for Christians in 'Act of Valor'

Lessons for Christians in 'Act of Valor'

What are Christians willing to sacrifice to defend their faith? Members of the US Navy SEAL teams risk their own lives every day to defend democracy and their country. Are Christians willing to hazard as much?

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Ghost Rider, Spirit of Vengeance: movie review

Ghost Rider, Spirit of Vengeance: movie review

In Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance, Nicholas Cage returns as Johnny Blaze only to burn out.

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'The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr Morris Lessmore' on its way to glory at the Academy Awards

'The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr Morris Lessmore' on its way to glory at the Academy Awards

A wonderful short film, 'Morris Lessmore' promises to be a favourite at the Academy Awards.

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The Church comes to the Sundance film festival

The Church comes to the Sundance film festival

Christians need to be a part of the cultural conversation about art and film.

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W./E.: a review of Madonna's latest avatar

W./E.: a review of Madonna's latest avatar

A dreadful film with a clunky script, ameliorated only by Andrea Riseborough's performance.

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A Separation: a film with insight into contemporary Iran

A Separation: a film with insight into contemporary Iran

'A Separation' is a contender for the Golden Globes award on January 15. The family drama has been well received in Iran and Europe, having won the Golden Bear Award at Berlin.

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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy: movie review

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy: movie review

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Martin Scorsese, lapsed Catholic, to bring a missionary's story to the movies

Martin Scorsese, lapsed Catholic, to bring a missionary's story to the movies

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The Devil Inside Me: cheap horror film outperforms Tom Cruise

The Devil Inside Me: cheap horror film outperforms Tom Cruise

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War Horse: film review

War Horse: film review

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Film: Our most-watched films of 2011

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Shame: movie review

Shame: movie review

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A Dangerous Method: movie review

A Dangerous Method: movie review

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The Greatest Miracle: movie review

A great family movie.

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Tintin comes to America: Blistering Barnacles!

Tintin comes to America: Blistering Barnacles!

Can Tintin be as big of a hit with U.S. audiences as was Indiana Jones? Spielberg is bringing a worldwide favorite to life in The Adventures of Tintin.

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Wonderful 'White Christmas' goes from film to stage

Wonderful 'White Christmas' goes from film to stage

Playing at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Milburn NJ, White Christmas not only reprises the iconic 1954 film, but improves upon it.

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The Descendants: movie review

The Descendants: movie review

George Clooney stars as a lawyer who, while living in Hawaii, is not so sure he is in Paradise.

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Melancholia: movie review

Melancholia: movie review

Melancholy Dunst, black bile, and operatic absurdity.

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The Great Miracle: a movie that is animated and spiritual

The Great Miracle: a movie that is animated and spiritual

Already released in Mexico, the animated picture has gotten positive reviews. It is directed by Bruce M. Morris, who earned an Academy Award for his work on The Princess and the Frog.

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My Week with Marilyn: how Hollywood devoured a film icon

My Week with Marilyn: how Hollywood devoured a film icon

Michelle Williams shines as Marilyn Monroe in "My Week with Marilyn."

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The Man Nobody Knew: movie review

The Man Nobody Knew: movie review

Carl Colby, son of the spymaster William Colby, unleashes a flood of memories of the costs of the Cold War.

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Wuthering Heights: movie review

Wuthering Heights: movie review

A classic novel is given a docu-drama approach on film.

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Otelo Burning: movie review

Otelo Burning: movie review

The taste of freedom in apartheid South Africa was bittersweet.

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The Ides of March: film review

The Ides of March: film review

Superb cast. Good director. Disappointing film.

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Has the Vatican gone crazy for Tintin?

Has the Vatican gone crazy for Tintin?

Is L'Osservatore Romano losing the plot? The Vatican newspaper's insistence that Tintin is a "Catholic hero" makes it look ridiculous, as does its apparently anti-British bias

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The Iron Lady: Hollywood touches up Margaret Thatcher

The Iron Lady: Hollywood touches up Margaret Thatcher

An anticipated biopic on the life of Margaret Thatcher promises to show some of the layers and shadows behind the mask.

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James Bond's Rolex sold

James Bond's Rolex sold

Christie's auctions Rolex watch worn by Roger Moore in 'Live and Let Die'

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Drive: no laughing matter, a movie review

Drive: no laughing matter, a movie review

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The Way: Martin Sheen's pilgrimage to the Shrine of Self-Esteem

The Way: Martin Sheen's pilgrimage to the Shrine of Self-Esteem

A movie review of The Way, filmed in Spain along the ancient Road to the Shrine of Santiago de Compostela.

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Pixar Viral Video: Lots-o'-Huggin Bear's Regret

Pixar Viral Video: Lots-o'-Huggin Bear's Regret

Video shows lone bear hugging strangers in the street.

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