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Movie Review: 'Little Boy'

Movie Review: 'Little Boy'

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Where's feminist critique of Fifty Shades of Grey?

Where's feminist critique of Fifty Shades of Grey?

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Fifty Shades of Grey teddy bear advertised on NPR

Fifty Shades of Grey teddy bear advertised on NPR

Express your inner BDSM to your loved one with a dominant bear toy.

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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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Obama denounces Sony for cancelling movie that offends North Korea

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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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PUMP: a movie that can kick the oil addiction

PUMP: a movie that can kick the oil addiction

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Rire Pagliacci: the secret sorrow of Robin Williams

Rire Pagliacci: the secret sorrow of Robin Williams

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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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Actor Mark Wahlberg's salty language and 'love for the Lord'

Actor Mark Wahlberg's salty language and 'love for the Lord'

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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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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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Thought for the day: Obligation to children

Thought for the day: Obligation to children

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Collaborators: Hitler and Hollywood

Collaborators: Hitler and Hollywood

Bill Donohue comments on an article in the Hollywood Reporter by Ben Urwand that is an excerpt from his forthcoming book, The Collaboration: Hollywood’s Pact with Hitler.

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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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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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Brits fume over inaccurate portrayal in Oscar-pic 'Argo'

Brits fume over inaccurate portrayal in Oscar-pic 'Argo'

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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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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, American entrepreneurs, and repressive government

Les Miserables, American entrepreneurs, and repressive government

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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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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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Critics condemn film depicting desecration of crucifix

Critics condemn film depicting desecration of crucifix

The film 'Paradise: Faith' won a prize at the Venice Film Festival, adding fuel to critics' argument that cultural charlatans like nothing better than to insult Christians.

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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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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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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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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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The Hunger Games: Huntress Diana, redux

The Hunger Games: Huntress Diana, redux

Grotesque indulgence in adolescent paranoia.

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Hunger Games movie: 'dangerously prophetic'

Hunger Games movie: 'dangerously prophetic'

A heroine battles for her life as a scapegoat in a totally secular culture in The Hunger Games. When Christianity fades away, we're in great danger because it's Christianity that holds this idea at bay.

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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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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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Carnage: movie review

Carnage: movie review

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

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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 Fermi Paradox: Are we alone in the universe?

The Fermi Paradox: Are we alone in the universe?

"Where are they?" Despite decades of searching and listening, the famous question posed by physicist Enrico Fermi remains a mystery. Are humans unique?

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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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Shame: movie review

Shame: movie review

Shame, which is about sex addiction, is a deeply perturbing film that is the opposition of titillating.

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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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War Horse: film review

War Horse: film review

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A Dangerous Method: movie review

A Dangerous Method: movie review

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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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Vatican film fest covers 'Love, Death, and Miracles'

Vatican film fest covers 'Love, Death, and Miracles'

Movies like Lord of the Rings, and the Harry Potter series, will be examined in light of their influence on young people.

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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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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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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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