Even though today’s modern tools and technologies are hardly human, the Pontifical Academy for Life is zeroing in on the world of robots and machines powered by artificial intelligence.
The routine thriller “Escape Room” (Columbia) may leave discerning moviegoers looking for their own means of egress.
This documentary takes a look at the Catholic military chaplaincy, which has had a presence in the armed forces of the United States since the American revolution.
The author, John F. Wukovits, is a renowned military historian who melds rigorous research with expert storytelling resulting in an inspiring and richly detailed narrative that reveals the challenges that these religious — priests along with some brothers and sisters of Notre Dame’s Congregation of Holy Cross — faced.
Sister Wendy Beckett, who gained fame in the 1990s for television shows and books explaining art, died Dec. 26 at the age of 88.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s legendary detective and his doctor sidekick are given a comedic makeover in “Holmes & Watson” (Columbia). A successful result, however, is far from elementary.
Jim Mendralla, liturgy and music director at St. Raphael Cathedral in Dubuque, was an important influence on John Gaffney, a nationally published Catholic composer. Gaffney, a Wisconsin native, will be debuting his new choral arrangement of “Ave Maria,” dedicated to his mentor, and plans to attend the event.
Some people wear their faith on their sleeve, others on their feet, which is hardly sacrilegious. It is in fact, Sock Religious.
“The Terrorist Factory” is a book about the individual human tragedies caught up in this terrorist organization.
“Vice” (Annapurna), writer-director Adam McKay’s portrait of former Vice President Dick Cheney, is a gleeful hatchet job in which Cheney — played by Christian Bale — comes off as Machiavellian, black-hearted and more demonic than human.
Parties, cookie exchanges, family get-togethers and that bowl of Christmas candy on your co-worker’s desk can all weigh heavily on the scale at this time of year.