Taylor James stars in a scene from the movie "Sampson." A production of Pure Flix, the film retells the biblical epic of "a champion chosen by God to deliver Israel." CNS photo/Pure Flix
NEW YORK -- While not suitable for the youngest viewers, the spirited biblically based drama "Samson" (Pure Flix) can provide a fine introduction to the Hebrew he-man's story for teens. More ... Friday, February 16, 2018
The Eternal Word Television Network is bringing a new series, “Our Faith in Action: Today's Society of St. Vincent de Paul,” to its channels beginning March 4. The series will follow St. Vincent de Paul members on their spiritual growth journey through service to people and families in need.
NEW YORK -- The good news about the drama "The 15:17 to Paris" (Warner Bros.), as well as the real-life events on which it's based, is that, given the right circumstances and motivations, ordinary people can achieve great things. More ... Thursday, February 15, 2018
NEW YORK -- That rustling sound you hear is famed children's author Beatrix Potter spinning in her grave, distressed at what has been done to her beloved characters in "Peter Rabbit" (Columbia). More ... Friday, February 9, 2018
NEW YORK -- The dramatic power and serious artistic intent that mark writer-director Martin McDonagh's "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" (Fox Searchlight) are too obvious to be denied. More ... Friday, February 9, 2018
Viewers of the newest episode of Cristo Para Todos, the Diocese’s Spanish-language television program, might notice the new set, new cast members and new musical talent.
But the same engaging format and compelling content for which the show has become known will be clearly recognizable in the first episode of CPT’s new season, set to begin airing Feb. 10 on Telemundo in Philadelphia and other channels in the U.S. and beyond.
“Each of us are given grace and called to follow the Gospels in our own lives, not just me because I’m a nun,” Sister of St. Joseph of Medaille Helen Prejean told an overflow audience in the Christian Brothers Academy, Lincroft, auditorium Feb.1.
Sister Helen, a 78-year-old Baton Rouge native, held the more than 950 students and guests spellbound for her talk on social justice during the celebration of Catholic Schools Week at the secondary school.
NEW YORK -- There are many interesting things to know about the life of arms heiress Sarah Winchester (c. 1840-1922). For one, she was fabulously wealthy. For another, she believed she was cursed. More ... Saturday, February 3, 2018
NEW YORK -- The spotlight shines brightly on British Prime Minister Winston Churchill in "Darkest Hour" (Focus), a historical drama about political leadership and backroom intrigue during a pivotal moment of World War II. More ... Friday, February 2, 2018
NEW YORK -- Since its October 1988 debut, the illuminating and edifying PBS documentary series "American Experience" has offered viewers welcome relief from the serial killers, crystal meth dealers and dysfunctional families who otherwise typically populate TV. More ... Friday, February 2, 2018