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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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Reel Time

By Rose Pacatte, FSP October 21, 2019

By the Grace of God 

The latest film about the worldwide clergy sexual abuse crisis is a fairly accurate narrative about recent revelations and..

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Martin Scorsese's Trilogy of Faith

By Daniel Imwalle September 27, 2019

When you think of the phrase Catholic art, images of Renaissance paintings or marble statues might come to mind. But when you hear or see the name..

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Reel Time

By Rose Pacatte, FSP September 11, 2019

Parasite 

It is present-day in Seoul, Korea. Kim Ki-woo (Choi Woo-sik), a would-be college student, lives with his unemployed chauffeur father, Ki-

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Reel Time

By Rose Pacatte, FSP August 14, 2019

The Lion King 

In time for the 25th anniversary of the original animated film, Disney returns to Africa for The Lion King, a magnificent CGI..

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Reel Time

By Rose Pacatte, FSP July 15, 2019

The Dead Don’t Die

Writer-director Jim Jarmusch’s latest film about a zombie apocalypse in small-town middle America premiered at the Cannes Film..

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