The Hurt Locker trailer: a film by Kathryn Bigelow about the world’s most dangerous job

The Hurt Locker Watch the trailer at apple.com/trailers   Did you see this movie trailer on apple.com? The film stars Jeremy Renner and Anthony Mackie. It’s in theaters on June 26, 2009. Watch it and tell me what you think. Here is my review of  Kathryn Bigelow's The Hurt Locker that I posted last summer from the Venice Film Festival (where our Catholic Jury -SIGNIS - gave it our Grand Prize). The film opens June 26, 2009 in the U.S. The Hurt Locker stars Jeremy Renner (among others su … [Read more...]

Catholics in Media Awards held March 29 at Beverly Hills Hotel

About 350 people atteneded CIMA's 16th annual awards event at the Beverly Hills Hotel last Sunday.Winners:Without a Trace - Television (Greg Walker and Jan Nash accepting)Doubt - Film (Sister Peggy McEntee, SC accepting)Lifetime Achievement - Louis Gossett, Jr.I will post the link to the article that will appear in The Tidings next week. Meanwhile, if you scroll down on this blog you can check out the interviews I did with the winners and Mark Derwin, our very funny Master of … [Read more...]

Lou Gossett, Jr. Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from Catholics in Media

 It was an honor for me to interview Lou Gossett, Jr. about receiving the CIMA Lifetime Achievement Award:Sr. Rose: What are your thoughts about receiving the CIMA lifetime achievement award? Lou Gossett, Jr: This is a very gratifying moment for me and I am humbled by this award. You never know when what you do in the arts means something to people and you never really know if you’ve been received well. So it is humbling and I am grateful SR: You are known for your philanthropic activities in … [Read more...]

Catholics in Media to Award “Doubt” “Without a Trace” & Lou Gossett, Jr.

    Catholics in Media Associates (CIMA) 16th  Awards Mass & Brunch honorsLouis Gossett, Jr., “Doubt” andCBS / Warner Television’s “Without A Trace”   Mark Derwin (“Secret Life of an American Teenager”) to serve as MC as venue moves to the Beverly Hills Hotel      Catholics in Media Associates’ (CIMA) Sixteenth Mass and Awards Brunch on Sunday, March 29, 2009 will honor Louis Gossett, Jr. for Lifetime Achievement, the feature film “Doubt“ and the CBS / Warner Bros Television / Jerry … [Read more...]

Beliefnet Film Awards Announced

Best Spiritual Film Awards from Beliefnet … [Read more...]

Sr. Rose & Fr. Ron Schmidt, SJ, may be on the Oscar show!

Bright and early this morning, accompanied by Sr. Hosea M., I went to the Sony Studios lot (down the street; formerly the MGM lot) to do an on-camera interview about "why I love movies" for a 3-minute film to lead off the Academy Awards show on Sunday, February 22.80 people are being inteviewed for this short film, including such luminaries as Mickey Rooney (the small building where he and Judy Garland attended school while making movies can still be seen when you take the Sony tour). So, the … [Read more...]

Potluck Oscar Party

The Pauline Center for Media Studies is hosting our annual potluck Oscar Party on February 22. If you are in the neighborhood (Culver City, CA) and would like to come, send me an email (rpacatte@paulinemedia.com )and I will send you an Evite (space is limited that's why it is by Evite only). … [Read more...]

2008 CineRose Awards

St. Anthony Messenger, February 2009 http://americancatholic.orgHere is the EYE ON ENTERTAINMENT column for February, 2009 about the 2008 CineRose Awards.http://americancatholic.org/Messenger/Feb2009/Eye_On_Entertainment.asp#top … [Read more...]

Gabriel Awards 2009 Call for Entries deadline

If you are a TV, radio, or film producer (for network, cable, satellite and films in theatrical release) please note that March 11, 2009 is Gabriel Award Call for Entries deadline.If you have seen a TV program, film, or heard a radio broadcast, that you think is deserving of a Gabriel, please feel free to forward this information to the studio or producer. The studio or producer submits the entry.The Gabriel Awards are very prestigious and acknowledge human and Gospel values in media … [Read more...]

Lincoln Heights ABCFamily Wins Gabriel Award

Among several communication and media groups that I belong to is the Catholic Academy for Communication Arts Professionals (www.catholicacademy.org). Since 1972 the organization has been recognizing and awarding TV and radio shows, and more recently, film through the Gabriel Awards (for all of this year's winners visit http://home.catholicweb.com/GabrielAwards/).    The Catholic Academy for Communication Arts Professionals is the US affiliate of SIGNIS (www.SIGNIS.net), the Vat … [Read more...]


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