Movie reviews and study guides for catechists and parents – and kids!



Late last year I began doing video reviews and writing study guides for the catechetical publisher RCL/Benziger through the website Sister Rose Goes to the Movies.

Click here for a brief introduction about why a nun is reviewing movies!

Here is a list of the video reviews and guides that you can play in class or for groups; you can download the guides and make copies for reflection and conversation:

The Dark Knight Rises

How to Talk to Kids about the Aurora Tragedy

The Odd Life of Timothy Green

Ice Age 4: Continental Drift

The Amazing Spider Man


The Avengers

Men in Black 3

Madagascar 3

The Hunger Games

Snow White and the Huntsman


The Adventures of TinTin

The Vow

Puss in Boots

Journey to the Center of the Earth 2

War Horse


Dark Shadows

The Lucky One

We Have a Pope

Mirror Mirror

Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax

The Secret World of Arietty

October Baby

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

John Carter

Rise of the Planet of the Aoes

The Smurfs

Winnie the Pooh

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2

Dolphin Tale





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