Movie Reviews by
the U.S. Bishops'
Office for Film & Broadcasting
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
NEW YORK (CNS) -- Those who subscribe to the "great man" theory of history -- the idea that the optimum way to understand the past is to study the lives of key individuals -- won't find a better example than South African dissident-turned-president Nelson Mandela.
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
NEW YORK (CNS) -- The time has come, it seems, to return to Panem, the dystopian North American nation that provides the setting for the satisfying action sequel "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" (Lionsgate), just as it did for the 2012 first installment in the series.
NEW YORK (CNS) -- "Delivery Man" (DreamWorks) is a morally paradoxical comedy that begins with an objectively sinful premise, but then follows a thoroughly ethical trajectory as its protagonist tries to cope with the consequences of his misguided actions.