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Rose Pacatte, FSP

Culture: Film Reviews

By Rose Pacatte, FSP July 29, 2020

Screened Out

Director Jon Hyatt’s new documentary asks a very big question: Are we addicted to our screens? He starts out by turning off his..

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Culture: Film Reviews

By Rose Pacatte, FSP May 26, 2020

The Clark Sisters: First Ladies of Gospel

It is 1963 in Detroit. Mattie Moss Clark (Aunjanue Ellis), mother of five daughters, gets an idea for a..

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Culture: Film Reviews

By Rose Pacatte, FSP April 29, 2020

Emma.

Emma had lived nearly 21 years in the world with very little to vex her,” Jane Austen wrote in her 1815 novel about a rich, spoiled,..

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Culture: Film Reviews

By Rose Pacatte, FSP March 27, 2020

The Call of the Wild

Set in the 1890s, the film centers on Buck, a large St. Bernard-Scotch Collie mix, who has the run of his owner’s mansion in..

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Film Reviews: I Am Patrick

By Rose Pacatte, FSP March 16, 2020

I am Patrick: The Patron Saint of Ireland

Patrick (John Rhys-Davies, The Lord of the Rings Trilogy), now the elderly Christian bishop of Armagh,..

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Culture: Film Reviews

By Rose Pacatte, FSP February 26, 2020

Bombshell

In August 2015, Fox newscaster Megyn Kelly (Charlize Theron) becomes ill as she prepares to moderate the Republican debate. Fox News CEO..

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Culture: Film Reviews

By Rose Pacatte, FSP January 29, 2020

The Two Popes (Netflix)

This engaging drama, from director Fernando Meirelles and screenwriter Anthony McCarten, imagines the papacy of the Roman..

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Culture: Film Reviews

By Rose Pacatte, FSP December 27, 2019

Ford v Ferrari

It is 1963, and British-born race car driver Ken Miles (Christian Bale), his wife, Mollie (Caitriona Balfe), and son, Peter (Noah..

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Culture: Film Reviews

By Rose Pacatte, FSP November 27, 2019

Just Mercy

In 1988, Walter McMillian (Jamie Foxx), an African American, was convicted of murdering an 18-year-old white woman. After a trial that..

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Two New Movies That Matter: Harriet & A Hidden Life

By Rose Pacatte, FSP October 29, 2019

Harriet Tubman and Franz Jägerstätter share seemingly insignificant, humble backgrounds. They were people who in the course of ordinary events..

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