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  • TV film fare — week of Nov. 22
    NEW YORK (CNS) — The following are capsule reviews of theatrical movies on network and cable television the week of Nov. 22. Please note that televised versions may or may not be edited for language, nudity, violence and sexual situations.
  • TV program notes — week of Nov. 22
    NEW YORK (CNS) — Here are some television program notes for the week of Nov. 22 with their TV Parental Guidelines ratings if available. They have not been reviewed and therefore are not necessarily recommended by Catholic News Service.
  • Let Him Go
    NEW YORK (CNS) — The drama "Let Him Go" (Focus), writer-director Thomas Bezucha's adaptation of Larry Watson's 2013 novel, showcases a successful, if sometimes tense, marriage.
  • Martin Eden
    NEW YORK (CNS) — "The more he studied, the more vistas he caught of fields of knowledge yet unexplored, and the regret that days were only twenty-four hours long became a chronic complaint with him."
  • 'Belushi,' Nov. 22, Showtime
    NEW YORK (CNS) — On March 5, 1982, the popular and acclaimed comedic actor John Belushi was found dead of a drug overdose in his bungalow at Los Angeles' storied Chateau Marmont hotel. He was just 33.
  • Come Away
    NEW YORK (CNS) — Take "Peter Pan," add a dash of "Alice in Wonderland," stir in the poetry of William Butler Yeats and you have the recipe for "Come Away" (Relativity), an intriguing if slightly schizophrenic fairy tale.
  • A fourth Wahlberg brother comes to the fore in new book
    WASHINGTON (CNS) — The Wahlbergs are many. There's actor Mark, actor-rapper Donnie, and Wahlburgers chef and subsequent reality-TV star Paul.

    Enter Jim Wahlberg. He's the fourth brother to have made a mark in media.
  • The church's dilemma
    A recent Netflix documentary about the social media industry called "The Social Dilemma" has raised some important questions for the church in the digital age. The movie looks at the psychological techniques used by companies like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to encourage the addictive use of social media.
  • Star Wars: Squadrons
    NEW YORK (CNS) — In the seemingly endless battle between the light and dark sides first chronicled on the big screen by writer-director George Lucas in 1977, pilots race across space in "Star Wars: Squadrons" (Electronic Arts).
  • TV program notes — week of Nov. 15
    NEW YORK (CNS) — Here are some television program notes for the week of Nov. 15 with their TV Parental Guidelines ratings if available. They have not been reviewed and therefore are not necessarily recommended by Catholic News Service.
  • TV film fare — week of Nov. 15
    NEW YORK (CNS) — The following are capsule reviews of theatrical movies on network and cable television the week of Nov. 15. Please note that televised versions may or may not be edited for language, nudity, violence, and sexual situations.
  • Exonerated death-row inmate gives close look at capital punishment
    WASHINGTON (CNS) — It's one thing to read about mistakes and wrongdoing in the criminal justice system, especially when it comes to death penalty cases, but it's quite another thing to hear firsthand from someone who had been in prison for 12 years, including nearly 10 years on death row, for a crime he didn't commit.
  • Vatican Christmas: Details of stamps, Nativity scene, tree released
    VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Although the Vatican knows Christmas may be very different this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, it already has chosen its stamps and the Nativity scene and tree that will stand in St. Peter's Square.
  • Mom says 'Clouds' shows how deep, inspiring her late son's Catholic faith was
    LAKELAND, Minn. (CNS) — In the opening scene of the movie "Clouds," a tall, lanky teenager walks into Stillwater Area High School on crutches.
  • The Witches
    NEW YORK (CNS) — Roald Dahl's eponymous 1983 novel, first brought to the big screen in a 1990 film helmed by Nicolas Roeg, gets a spirited second adaptation with "The Witches" (HBO Max).
  • On the Rocks
    NEW YORK (CNS) — Understated in its approach and mature in its values, the low-key comedy "On the Rocks" (A24/Apple TV+) is an amiable enterprise suitable for a grown audience.
  • NEW YORK (CNS) — Here are some television program notes for the week of Nov. 8 with their TV Parental Guidelines ratings if available. They have not been reviewed and therefore are not necessarily recommended by Catholic News Service.
  • TV film fare — week of Nov. 8
    NEW YORK (CNS) — The following are capsule reviews of theatrical movies on network and cable television the week of Nov. 8. Please note that televised versions may or may not be edited for language, nudity, violence, and sexual situations.
  • Borat Subsequent Moviefilm
    NEW YORK (CNS) — If nothing else, the sequel "Borat Subsequent Moviefilm" (Amazon) has consistency on its side.
  • St. Luke Productions keeps the faith on its 40th anniversary
    When Leonardo Defilippis traveled to Alabama to give Mother Angelica a private performance of the one-man show “Maximilian: Saint of Auschwitz,” the founder of EWTN had already entered into what her biographer called “her grand silence,” the result of a stroke.
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