‘Trailblazers in Habits’ documents extraordinary women doing extraordinary things

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 When I was growing up, I had a friend who went to Catholic school. For several years, I would spend the night at her house for New Year's Eve. We would try to stay up until midnight, but I never made it. What this public-school kid really liked about visiting her house, though, were the Catholic books and comic books she had. The most memorable of the comic books was, to me, the one about Bishop F.X. Ford of Maryknoll. My mom used to send $5 every Christmas to Maryknoll in memory of … [Read more...]

Little Red Wagon the movie

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   As Hurricane Charlie bears down on Tampa, FL in 2004, 7 year-old Zach Bonner (Chandler Canterbury), his mom, Laurie (Anna Gunn), and big sister 16 year-old Kelley (Daveigh Chase), board up the house and lay in supplies to wait out the storm.  But the storm changes direction leaving the Bonners will a lot of bottled water.When Zach sees on television the devastation in Punta Gorde, FL and learns that 20,000 people are homeless and suffering, he suggests that … [Read more...]

Catholics in Media Awards: honorees announced

19th Annual Catholics in Media Awards c/o Catholics in Media Associates 12400 Ventura Blvd. PMB 228 Studio City, CA 91604 818.907.2734 www.catholicsinmedia.org catholicsinmedia@aol.com 19th Catholics in Media Awards to Hugo, Modern Family, I Am & The Way at April 29th Awards Program“Bold and Beautiful” Star John McCook to MC Ubiquity Pictures CEO Barbara M. Gangi is Honorary Chairperson  (Los Angeles, CA, April 2, 2012) – The Catholics in Media Associates (CIMA) 19th Annual Mass and Awards … [Read more...]

10 Commandments re-released (the ones by De Mille) for 55th anniversary with new features

 Paramount released the 55th anniversary edition of "The Ten Commandments" in DVD and Blu-ray today. For my capsule review click here and scroll down.Did you know that Charlton Heston's son Fraser played the baby Moses? Son Fraser narrates the new documentary included in the new release - and says he was born just in time to play this key role!Here's an interview with Fraser by James Plath Fraser Heston talks about the making of The Ten CommandmentsAs one of the best movies ever m … [Read more...]


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