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“Birds of Prey” (Warner Bros.)

Margot Robbie stars in a scene from the movie "Birds of Prey." The Catholic News Service classification is O -- morally offensive. (CNS/Warner Bros.)

By Catholic News Service Intended as a tart treat, this DC Comics adaptation instead comes across as a sour exercise in random mayhem. Margot Robbie plays Harley Quinn, the psychiatrist who fell for Batman’s nemesis, the Joker, while treating him at an asylum. After the two split, she finds herself vulnerable without his protection and […]

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“Doctor Sleep” (Warner Bros.)

Ewan McGregor stars in a scene from the movie "Doctor Sleep." The Catholic News Service classification is L -- limited adult audience, films whose problematic content many adults would find troubling. (CNS/Warner Bros.)

By Catholic News Service Disturbing horror sequel to 1980’s “The Shining” finds the psychic little boy of that film grown into a troubled hospice orderly (Ewan McGregor) who unites with a similarly gifted teen girl (Kyliegh Curran) to combat an occult band of wanderers (led by Rebecca Ferguson) who torture and murder clairvoyant kids and […]

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“Christopher Robin” (Disney)

Ewan McGregor, as Christopher Robin, shares a scene with Winnie the Pooh in the live-action adventure movie "Christopher Robin." The Catholic News Service classification is A-II -- adults and adolescents. (CNS/Laurie Sparham, Disney)

By Catholic News Service Enchanting fantasy in which, having grown into a harried middle-aged efficiency expert (Ewan McGregor), the formerly free-spirited title character prioritizes work over family life, provoking a crisis in his relationship with his devoted wife (Hayley Atwell) and loving daughter (Bronte Carmichael). To his rescue comes his iconic childhood teddy bear, Winnie […]

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