Arts & Entertainment

Movie Ratings | Sept. 24, 2010

Ratings are supplied by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

For current reviews, see usccb.org

 

BURLESQUE: Morally offensive.

DUE DATE: Morally offensive.

FASTER: Morally offensive.

FOR COLORED GIRLS: Morally offensive.

HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS PART 1: Adults.

 

 

 

 

LIFE AS WE KNOW IT: Limited adult audience.

Jewish conductor looks at friendship with pope

"The Pope's Maestro" is the memoir of the distinguished conductor, Sir Gilbert Levine, that focuses on his friendship and artistic partnership with Pope John Paul II. For his services to the Vatican, the pope named Levine a Knight Commander of the Pontifical Equestrian Order of St. Gregory the Great, an immense honor to anyone but especially to a Jewish American. From the start, the relationship between these two men would go in unexpected and spiritually rich directions.

Movie Review | 'Tangled' offers enjoyable family fun

NEW YORK (CNS) — After "Shrek," it's easy to forget that filmmakers once played fairy tales straight. Walt Disney, the studio synonymous with such traditional interpretations, offers another enjoyable example in its 50th full-length animated release.

Largely irony-free and lacking the snarky quality of many movies aimed at kids, "Tangled" (Disney) is a throwback Uncle Walt would recognize and applaud. So will families.

Movie Review | ‘Tangled’ is throwback to Disney’s classics

By John P. McCarthy

Catholic News Service

NEW YORK — After “Shrek,” it’s easy to forget that filmmakers once played fairy tales straight. Walt Disney, the studio synonymous with such traditional interpretations, offers another enjoyable example in its 50th full-length animated release.

Largely irony-free and lacking the snarky quality of many movies aimed at kids, “Tangled” is a throwback Uncle Walt would recognize and applaud. So will families.

'Unstoppable' delivers suspense for adults

NEW YORK — In a 2001 incident that rail enthusiasts call the "Crazy Eights," an unmanned train carrying, along with other cargo, thousands of gallons of a highly toxic compound called molten phenol hurtled through the Ohio countryside for two hours. That episode provides the factual basis for "Unstoppable," a gripping suspense tale that transcends simple entertainment by showcasing altruism in the pursuit of public safety.

Movie Ratings | November 19, 2010

Ratings are supplied by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

For current reviews, see usccb.org

 

CONVICTION: Limited adult audience.

DUE DATE: Morally offensive.

EASY A: Morally offensive.

FOR COLORED GIRLS: Morally offensive.

HEREAFTER: Adults.

 

JACKASS 3-D: Morally offensive. 

 

 

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