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“Onward” (Disney)

Laurel Lightfoot, voiced by Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Ian Lightfoot, voiced by Tom Holland, and Barley Lightfoot, voiced by Chris Pratt, appear in the animated movie "Onward." The Catholic News Service classification is A-III -- adults. (CNS/Disney)

By Catholic News Service Using a spell, two teenage elven brothers (voices of Tom Holland and Chris Pratt) bring their father back from the dead for 24 hours. But the magic goes awry so that he is only resuscitated from the waist down. To acquire the mystical gem that can restore him fully, they embark […]

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“Aladdin” (Disney)

Mena Massoud and Naomi Scott star in a scene from the movie "Aladdin." The Catholic News Service classification is A-II -- adults and adolescents. (CNS/Disney)

By Catholic News Service Spirited live-action remake of the 1992 animated feature in which the street lad of the title (Mena Massoud) is aided by a genie (Will Smith) both in his seemingly hopeless pursuit of the princess (Naomi Scott) for whom he’s fallen and in thwarting the evil schemes of her father the sultan’s […]

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“Dumbo” (Disney)

Colin Farrell, Nico Parker and Finley Hobbins star in a scene from the movie "Dumbo." The Catholic News Service classification is A-II -- adults and adolescents. (CNS/Disney)

By Catholic News Service Lush but insubstantial live-action reimagining of the 1941 animated classic, set in 1919, in which the young elephant of the title becomes a pawn in a struggle to profit from the fact that his outsized ears enable him to fly. Out to protect him are a wounded and recently widowed World […]

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“Incredibles 2” (Disney)

This is a scene from the animated movie "Incredibles 2." The Catholic News Service classification is A-II -- adults and adolescents. (CNS/Disney-Pixar)

By Catholic News Service This visually impressive but predictable sequel to the much-loved 2004 animated film, written and directed again by Brad Bird, lacks the spontaneity, charm, and style of its precursor, sacrificing story for relentless action which may frighten younger viewers. The mother (voice of Holly Hunter) of a family of superheroes is chosen […]

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