The Lord of the Rings Trilogy

One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all, and in the darkness bind them…   No Catholic list of film recommendations… Read More

The Dark Crystal

In the late 70’s, Muppets creator Jim Henson wanted to explore puppetry possibilities beyond the sort of comedic creatures he was known for, such as Kermit and Miss Piggy. The… Read More

The Kid Who Would Be King

While escaping from a pair of bullies chasing him, 12 year old Alex stumbles upon something peculiar at a construction site: a sword in a stone. Easily pulling it from… Read More

The LEGO Movie

Taking place in a world made entirely of LEGOs, and animated to look like real LEGO pieces in a stop-motion animation, The LEGO Movies follows Emmet, a construction worker with… Read More

The Jungle Book

Disney’s 2016 live-action (well, live-action / CGI hybrid) adaptation of The Jungle Book builds on both Rudyard Kipling’s original story collection and Disney’s own 1967 animated feature, shaping the stories… Read More

Castle in the Sky

This week we look at another animated classic from Japan’s Studio Ghibli. The young orphan Pazu lives in a small mining town, but dreams of visiting Laputa, a mysterious floating… Read More

The Secret of Kells

As it is St. Patrick’s Day (or was when this was posted), how about a movie with a bit of an Irish flavor? The Secret of Kells imagines the creation… Read More

The Prince of Egypt

This animated classic from 1998 tells the well-known story of Moses leading the Hebrews out of Egypt. As an infant, Moses escapes the ordered killing of newborns when his mother… Read More

Big Hero 6

Something a bit more lighthearted and fun this week as we take a look at Disney’s animated superhero film, Big Hero 6. The film follows the teenager Hiro who, inspired… Read More

Black Panther

In contrast to last week’s slow and somewhat somber film, this week we look at an action-packed blockbuster from Disney’s Marvel Universe. Thousands of years ago, a meteorite containing the… Read More

Klaus

And so Advent has come to an end, and Christmas is over. But wait, the liturgical season of Christmas doesn’t end on Christmas day! The Christmas season is still upon… Read More