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Vatican Museum movie in 3D

 One of our Sisters in Boston, Sr. Margaret Joseph to be precise, shared this information today. I think this will be quite an experience!Fathom Events, SpectiCast and Nexo Digital are delighted to bring the world’s greatest art collection to the big screen for the first time when The Vatican Museums 3D comes to select cinemas nationwide for one night on Wednesday, December 10.Presented in RealD 3D (2D showings available in select locations), The Vatican Museums 3D takes a … [Read More...]

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‘Waking the Camino: Six Ways to Santiago” gets theatrical release

I was so blessed to have interviewed director Lydia Smith about her new film, a documentary on the Camino de Santiago de Compostela. The film is now showing Los Angeles and I believe the DVD will be available soon.Check out my review of the film  HERE.Here's my interview with Lydia Smith on the INNdustry with Sister Rose on the INNetwork:This is from Laemmle about the film's theatrical release:Laemmle Theatres is pleased to present the documentary WALKING THE CAMINO: SIX WAYS TO … [Read More...]

‘Madam Secretary’, ‘Scorpion’, ‘NCIS: New Orleans’, & ‘Stalker’ Get Full-Season Orders By CBS

It's great news that Barbara Hall's latest show, featuring Tea Leoni as the US Secretary of State, is getting a full season to show us what makes good TV! Tim Daly, who plays her husband, is a theology professor at Georgetown. According to this article, "Madam Secretary" is beating "The Good Wife" … [Read More...]

‘Diplomacy’ and the artist’s imagination

It is August 1944. The aging Nazi Général von Choltitz (Niels Arestrup) has been posted to Paris after rising through the ranks during the war and killing thousands of Jews in Kharkiv, Ukraine. The Allies have landed on the French coast and are a couple of days away from Paris. Hitler has commanded v … [Read More...]

Richard Linklater’s existential ‘Boyhood”

Writer/director Richard Linklater is one of my favorite filmmakers, and Boyhood does not disappoint. It is a unique film, having been shot over 11 years using the same core actors. But viewers should know that Linklater, through his characters, will talk your ear off in the pursuit of existential … [Read More...]

‘My Old Lady’ review

Kevin Kline and Maggie Smith Mathias Gold (Kevin Kline) arrives at what used to be a grand home in Paris. His father has died and left his middle-aged son a gold watch and the apartment. Mathias intends to sell the residence and move on with his life. After three failed marriages, he needs a fresh … [Read More...]

Actress Roma Downey lends her voice to our annual Webathon

The Daughters of St. Paul are so grateful to actress/producer Roma Downey for lending a voice to encourage folks to contribute to our annual Daughters of St. Paul webathon. She made this while on location in Morocco where she and husband Mark Burnett are filming the TV miniseries A.D. due out at … [Read More...]

‘Call the Midwife’ is a celebration of life

  During the 1950s, the Anglican sisters of St. Raymond Nonnatus ran a midwifery service and clinic out of their convent in the Poplar section of London's East End. Working alongside them were young women who were trained nurses and qualified midwives. "Call the Midwife," a BBC … [Read More...]

‘Fury’ fuels the ‘war is hell’ mentality without shining fresh light on it

"Fury" is writer/director David Ayer's latest action film, moving from city streets ("Street Kings," "S.W.A.T.") to the battlefields of World War II. Sgt. Don "Wardaddy" Collier (Brad Pitt) commands a five-man crew on a tank named "Fury." Their assignment is to join with three other tank units and … [Read More...]


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