Madison Iseman, Jeremy Ray Taylor and Caleel Harris star in a scene from the movie "Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween." The Catholic News Service classification is A-II -- adults and adolescents. The Motion Picture Association of America rating is PG -- parental guidance suggested. Some material may not be suitable for children. CNS photo/Sony
NEW YORK -- In 2015, Jack Black portrayed real-life author R.L. Stein in the eponymous cinematic adaptation of Stein's phenomenally popular "Goosebumps" series of horror tales for kids. More ... Monday, October 15, 2018
William Paul Young, author of “The Shack,” and “Lies We Believe About God,” is visiting St. Paul Church, Princeton, for a talk from 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 29.
Young grew up as the oldest of four children of missionary parents in the highlands of Netherlands New Guinea (West Papua), among the Dani – a tribal people whose language Young learned during the several years he spent there as a child.
NEW YORK -- By turns the intimate portrait of its elusive subject's inner life and a lavish look back at the sometimes tragic, ultimately triumphant race to the Moon, "First Man" (Universal), director Damien Chazelle's multidimensional profile of astronaut Neil Armstrong (1930-2012), is a splendid piece of moviemaking. More ... Sunday, October 7, 2018
NEW YORK -- The third remake of that sturdy warhorse "A Star Is Born" (Warner Bros.) pays occasional homage to its forebears, particularly the 1954 version starring Judy Garland and James Mason, which only serves to indicate that its formulaic "stand by your man" story is somewhat tattered and dog-eared. More ... Thursday, October 4, 2018
NEW YORK -- The purpose of director Malcolm D. Lee's fitfully funny comedy "Night School" (Universal) is to allow its stars, Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish, to trade barbs. A few of their exchanges work. More ... Friday, September 28, 2018
NEW YORK -- For all its spells and incantations, the witchcraft-themed fantasy "The House With a Clock in Its Walls" (Universal) lacks magic. Though some of the humor works, the film makes little impression and registers as only passable entertainment. More ... Thursday, September 20, 2018
Caritas Chamber Chorale will present a series of concerts this October for the benefit of Adorno Fathers’ African Mission. Entitled “Peace and All Good,” the program focuses on peace and the good in all. More ... Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Celebrating high achievement in classical music by youth, St. Catharine Church, Spring Lake, will feature in concert the latest winner of the Suburban Music Study Club of New Jersey and the Grace Gimble Young Artist Scholarship winner. More ... Wednesday, September 19, 2018