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

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    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 … [Read more...]

The Vow

When I learned that Rachel McAdams was going to play the lead role in what looked to be another tearjerker film about marriage I wondered if the story would be based on a Nicholas Sparks novel such as “The Notebook.” No, this new film is based on a very true story that was told in the 2000 book The Vow: The Kim and Krickitt Carpenter Story by Kim Carpenter. In 1993, ten weeks after this Mormon couple married, they were injured in a terrible car accident. Krickitt, who was driving, was in … [Read more...]


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