“Shirley” (Neon)

Elisabeth Moss and Odessa Young star in a scene from the movie "Shirley." The Catholic News Service classification is A-III -- adults. (CNS/courtesy Killer Films)

By Catholic News Service Working from the fact-based novel by Susan Scarf Merrell, director Josephine Decker and screenwriter Sarah Gubbins deliver a mid-20th-century period drama centered on famed horror writer Shirley Jackson (“The Lottery”), played by Elisabeth Moss. Jackson, and her professor husband, Stanley Edgar Hyman (Michael Stuhlbarg), who acquire fictitious foils in the form […]

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“The Invisible Man” (Universal)

Elisabeth Moss and Oliver Jackson-Cohen star in a scene from the movie "The Invisible Man." The Catholic News Service classification is L -- limited adult audience, films whose problematic content many adults would find troubling. (CNS/Universal )

By Catholic News Service Shortly after escaping her maniacally possessive live-in boyfriend (Oliver Jackson-Cohen), a cutting-edge optics researcher, a former architect (fervent Elisabeth Moss) learns that he has killed himself and left her a sizable portion of his vast wealth. But a series of unsettling events soon convinces her that he faked his death and […]

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“The Kitchen” (Warner Bros.)

Tiffany Haddish, Melissa McCarthy and Elizabeth Moss star in a scene from the movie "The Kitchen." The Catholic News Service classification is O -- morally offensive. (CNS/Warner Bros.)

By Catholic News Service Morally muddled tale, set in New York City’s Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood, circa 1978, of three mob wives (Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish and Elisabeth Moss) who, after their husbands are imprisoned, successfully supplant the gang leader (Myk Watford) who promised but failed to take care of them in their spouses’ absence. With […]

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