Film Review: Although not an anti-war film, "Korengal" belongs in the intelligent and moving category of films that reveal the banality of war, in particular wars of choice.
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Film Review: “The Camino is pure medicine. It heals many hurts of the heart and the soul. Contact with nature does much good. When we are in harmony with nature and others, we feel better.”
Movie reviews: The theaters are full of superheroes, mutants and monsters this time of year. But here are four smaller films that shouldn't go unnoticed.
Spanish heartthrob Antonio Banderas may be cast in the role of Pope Francis in the first feature film to be made on the life of the Argentine pontiff.
Italian director Daniele Luchetti plans to make the $12 million Spanish language film, titled "Call Me Francesco," with producer Pietro Valsecchi, who has made some of Italy's highest-grossing movies.
Valsecchi's Rome-based production house, Taodue Film, confirmed the news Wednesday, and a spokeswoman said the company was looking to shoot the film in various locations, including Argentina and Italy.
"For the pope, the Jewish Christ may be enough to make the point about the failure of the church, and this might well speak to him."
Young Voices: A new YouTube video making the rounds criticizes our fixation on technology. But should we give it up altogether?
We say: Pope Francis' seven-word tweet appeared as if, history now behind him, Pope Francis was telling us where we have to go, as a church and human family.
HARLEM NOCTURNE: WOMEN ARTISTS AND PROGRESSIVE POLITICS DURING WORLD WAR II
By Farah Jasmine Griffin
Published by Basic Civitas, $26.99
Movie review: Behind the eye-popping 3-D and the loud noises is a film that features very human moments from an adolescent perspective.
Analysis: A three-word tweet from Pope Francis about inequality left some conservatives dazed and confused over Catholic teachings on economics.