Category: Movie Reviews

“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.

Seven Quick Takes: Advent-Christmas Mix

This will be very quick, as Christmas is coming soon and I have barely begun to prepare for the season. I have been preparing spiritually for Christ’s coming during this Advent season, however, which is more important than preparing materially. I have been attending daily Mass, going to Confession on a frequent basis, and praying the Rosary and the Chaplet once or twice a day....

7 Quick Takes: Christmas Movies and Books

Believe is one Christmas movie I am looking forward to viewing this year. It opens in theaters on Dec. 2. Here is a review from Variety, Here is a brief synopsis from the website. For years, the small town of Grundy, Va. has relied on the Peyton family to provide the highlight of the year—the annual Christmas pageant. When Matthew Peyton (Ryan O’Quinn) inherits the family...

A Christmas Carol (movie), Disney

Ten Best Christmas Movies

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 are others, although they don’t actually share the Christmas story itself share the true meaning of the season. Some are great Christmas classics that bring joy and love to your heart. This is...