“The Last Duel” (20th Century)

Matt Damon stars in a scene from the movie "The Last Duel." The Catholic News Service classification is L -- limited adult audience, films whose problematic content many adults would find troubling. (CNS/20th Century Studios via EPK TV)

By Catholic News Service Grim historical drama recounting the friendship-turned-bitter-rivalry of two warriors (Matt Damon and Adam Driver) in 14th-century France, a feud that culminated in a trial by combat after the former’s wife (Jodie Comer) publicly accused the latter of raping her. Director Ridley Scott’s adaptation of Eric Jager’s 2004 fact-based book successively tells […]

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“The Way Back” (Warner Bros.)

Ben Affleck and Melvin Gregg star in a scene from the movie "The Way Back." The Catholic News Service classification is A-III -- adults. (CNS/Richard Foreman, Warner Bros. Entertainment)

By Catholic News Service Director Gavin O’Connor’s sports drama tells a story of hope and redemption after devastating loss. When the basketball coach at the Catholic high school he attended suffers a heart attack, a former hoops star-turned-alcoholic-construction-worker (Ben Affleck) reluctantly agrees to take over the program. As he exerts a positive influence on the […]

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