“Hustlers” (STX)

Jennifer Lopez and Constance Wu star in a scene from the movie "Hustlers." The Catholic News Service classification is O -- morally offensive. (CNS/STXfilms)

By Catholic News Service Sordidly treated fact-based tale of two strip-club dancers (Constance Wu and Jennifer Lopez) who, strapped for cash during the Great Recession, collaborate on a scheme to drug wealthy clients and max out their credit cards while they’re helpless. In adapting a New York magazine article by Jessica Pressler, writer-director Lorene Scafaria […]

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“Second Act” (STX)

Jennifer Lopez and Milo Ventimiglia star in a scene from the movie "Second Act." The Catholic News Service classification is A-III -- adults. (CNS/STXfilms)

By Catholic News Service Appealing workplace comedy posits that street smarts should rate at least as highly as an educational pedigree.┬áDirector Peter Segal and screenwriters Justin Zackham and Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas have turned the plucky old formula sideways, with the result that their heroine (Jennifer Lopez) is not facing predations such as sexual harassment or a […]

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