“The Judge” – Robert Duval, Robert Downey, Jr. and grace

 Hank Palmer (Robert Downey Jr.) is a criminal defense lawyer in Chicago who doesn’t care whom he defends as long as they can pay. He and his wife, Lisa (Sarah Lancaster), are on the verge of a divorce, but Hank wants custody of their young daughter, Lauren (Emma Tremblay).When his mother dies, Hank heads home to Indiana for the funeral. His older brother, Glen (Vincent D’Onofrio), runs a tire store, while their younger brother, Dale (Jeremy Strong), who’s mentally challenged, us … [Read more...]

Best Movie Priests and Priests in Films: Models of Faith and Humanity

Best Movie Priests article by Sr. Rose Pacatte, St. Anthony Messenger, June 2010Priests in Films: Models of Faith and HumanityCINCINNATI—When Pope Benedict XVI announced the Year for Priests last June, he wanted it “to deepen the commitment of all priests to interior renewal for the sake of a stronger and more incisive witness to the Gospel in today’s world.” His announcement inspired lists of favorite priest films or priest characters posted on various blogs. An informal poll sent out via th … [Read more...]