Category: Movie Reviews

Forever My Girl: A Feel-Good, Faith-Based Film

Do you enjoy romances, feel-good movies, faith-based films? If you do, then this uplifting story of forgiveness, redemption, and re-birth is the one movie you must see this year. FOREVER MY GIRL is the story of Liam Page, a country-western music superstar who reunites with his first love, Josie Preston, only to realize the steep price he has paid for success. The movie is based on...

7QT: Christmas Movies for Families

Celeste Holm and Loretta Young in Come to the Stable There seem to be an endless array of Christmas movies to view during this miraculous and grace-filled season. Some have little to do with the real meaning and spirit of Christmas,  while others share the Christmas story and the real reason for the season. Some are great Christmas classics that bring much joy and love...

7 Quick Takes: Music, Movies, Books, Saints, and More

1. What I am singing now: We are learning this hymn in choir for Advent and Christmas.   © 2017 CTMG, Inc. All Rights Reserved. **ALL IMAGES ARE PROPERTY OF SONY PICTURES ENTERTAINMENT INC. FOR PROMOTIONAL USE ONLY. SALE, DUPLICATION OR TRANSFER OF THIS MATERIAL IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED. 2. What I am watching now: The Star: A Must-See Christmas Movie  The Star is a delightful,...

The Star: A Must-See Christmas Movie

Image courtesy of Sony Pictures Animation. All rights reserved. Used with permission. Film Description In AFFIRM Films and Sony Pictures Animation’s The Star, a small but brave donkey named Bo yearns for a life beyond his daily grind at the village mill. One day Bo finds the courage to break free and ends up befriending newlyweds Joseph and Mary. Mary’s kindness soon sets Bo on...

“SAME KIND OF DIFFERENT AS ME” GIVEAWAY

SAME KIND OF DIFFERENT AS ME, a powerful film for Catholic audiences that specifically highlights the corporal and spiritual works of mercy, human dignity and family life, will be released in theaters nationwide Friday, Oct. 20, 2017. SAME KIND OF DIFFERENT AS ME is already receiving endorsements from notable Catholics. “Based on a beautiful true story and enriched by a terrific cast, this is a...

Review of Queen of Heaven: Mary’s Battle for Souls

Book Review Queen of Heaven: Mary’s Battle for Souls by Brian Kennelly and Rick Rotundi is the story of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Mother of God, and her battle for souls with Lucifer, the fallen angel. “Mary was the woman whom God dreamed of before the world was made” (Venerable Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen). From all eternity, God planned that the Incarnation would happen...

The Case For Christ: Giveaway for Two DVD copies

THE CASE FOR CHRIST, one of the best-reviewed faithbased films of 2017, was released on Blu-ray™ combo pack, DVD and Digital HD on Aug. 15, 2017, from Pure Flix Entertainment, the largest faith and family studio in the world. During its April national theatrical release, the movie earned a “fresh” rating from critics at Rotten Tomatoes and a rare A+ from Cinemascore, the industry standard for measuring audience opinion...

7QT: Hot Summer Reviews, Interviews, and Saints

1. I was so happy to read Sarah Reinhard’s review of my new book, Fatima: The Apparition That Changed the World in The National Catholic Register. You can read the full review here.  2. I recently visited with Pete Socks to discuss my latest book Fatima: The Apparition that Changed the World. 3. Here are some hot tips on family videos I recently enjoyed watching...

My Top Five Favorite Films for 2016

In 2016, I watched a total of 44 films. Here are my top five favorites in no particular order:   The Young Messiah Risen Hacksaw Ridge Ben-Hur Miracles From Heaven Honorable Mention: The Letters Finding Dory I should mention that I have not yet viewed Silence, Sully, or Queen of Katwe, which I have heard are very good.