Catholic Comedy Night (The Laugh Factory in LA) July 11, 2012

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The Adjustment Bureau: A cry for freedom

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“Brothers” and “Bandslam” to receive Gabriel Awards

45th Annual Gabriel Awards to Brothers; Bandslam; Gifted Hands; KNOM Radio (Alaska); WWJ-AM Radio (Southfield, MI); and CatholicTV (Watertown, MA); receive station honors; Univision KTVW Channel 33 (Phoenix) and EWTN honored for Spanish-language programming The Gabriel Award winners for 2010 have been announced. This year’s honorees include two motion pictures, fourteen television programs, ten radio programs and four Spanish-language television programs. The annual awards are presented to … [Read more...]

Precious: Based on the novel “Push” by Sapphire and The Blind Side reviews

Precious: Based on the novel “Push” by Sapphire – The newly emerging screen actress Gabourey Sidibe plays the teen girl Claireece “Precious” Jones in a film about courage, hope, physical and emotional child abuse, rape, incest, determination, tempered with a tiny touch of humor and humanity. Precious lives in Harlem with her no account mother, Mary (Mo’Nique). She already has a Down syndrome child by her father (her grandmother takes care of him) and now she is expecting another. She … [Read more...]

A Christmas Carol, The Last Station, Up in the Air reviews

A Christmas Carol – Comedic actor Jim Carrey (Bruce Almighty) gives voice to the character of Scrooge in Robert Zemeckis’ animated version of Charles Dickens’ (1812-1870) classic novel. The story of the miser Scrooge is always relevant and Zemeckis (Who Framed Roger Rabbit; Forrest Gump) presents another timeless Christmas film for families to watch together. His beautifully animated “The Polar Express” (2004) remains one of my favorites. What I liked about Scrooge this time around … [Read more...]


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