MOVIE REVIEW So, yesterday our usual group of young L.A. Catholic Hollywood people met at our beloved St. Charles Borromeo Church in North Hollywood for the 10am Mass as usual. The choir was all geared up for Corpus Christi and sang a fabulous high Latin Mass and then Panis Angelicus and Ave Verum. Our choir [Read More…]

BONNIE HUNT IS VERY COOL Everybody should watch Life with Bonnie on Tuesday nights on ABC. Bonnie is super – very funny, smart and, oh yeah, Catholic. She made a great little film a couple of years ago called Return to Me. It’s a wonderful romantic comedy with some deep themes of faith and family. [Read More…]

A MEDIA STRATEGY FOR FAMILIES My latest on Catholic Exchange. [Read more…]

“Goodbye, Father. I’ll speak for you. I speak for all mediocrities in the world. I am their champion. I am their patron saint. On their behalf I deny Him, your God of no mercy. Your God who tortures men with longings they can never fulfill. He may forgive me: I shall never forgive Him. Mediocrities [Read More…]

FOX NEWS ON ACT ONE Here’s a piece about Act One’s recent trip to Washington. A snip… Members of Act One, which includes theologians as well the writers and producers of shows and movies such as Mission Impossible, Batman Forever, The Family Man, A Different World and The Addams Family, were hosted on Capitol Hill [Read More…]

“It’s just something that happens. It’s like seeing a person you never saw before — you could be passing on the street — you look at each other and for a few seconds, there’s a kind of recognition. Like you both know something. But then the next moment the person’s gone, and it’s too late [Read More…]

BE NOT AFRAID! PT. II – MISTAKES CHRISTIANS MAKE BECAUSE WE ARE AFRAID OF HOLLYWOOD a) Because we are afraid of Hollywood, we do not pay it any respect. – “It’s easy to watch. Must be easy to make. Let’s send a message to Hollywood by showing them what we can do!” When we do [Read More…]

“Ha ha, you fool!! You fell victim to one of the classic blunders. The most famous is never get involved in a land war in Asia; and only slightly less well known is this: Never go in against a Sicilian, when death is on the line!” from The Princess Bride [Read more…]

DECODING BIGOTRY Here is Amy Welborn’s review of the best-selling book The Da Vinci Code. Several people have written about how the book is very profound and provocative. Amy debunks that. Here’s a snippet… Brown’s treatment of the Roman Catholic Church is unoriginal as well, as he uncritically repeats, among many other lies and distortions, [Read More…]

…He said I was “Modern Man,” and if they voted to convict me, well, they’d be practically cinching the noose around their own necks. He told them to look not at the facts but at the meaning of the facts, and then he said the facts *had* no meaning. It was a pretty good speech, [Read More…]