Archives

“The New Mutants” (20th Century)

Maisie Williams, Henry Zaga, Blu Hunt, Charlie Heaton and Anya Taylor-Joy star in a scene from the 2020 film "The New Mutants." The Catholic News Service classification is O -- morally offensive. (CNS/Twentieth Century Fox)

By Catholic News Service This 13th and officially final installment of the “X-Men” film series is an unsatisfying conclusion to the once-mighty franchise, a dreary, derivative and gratuitous horror thriller, based on a set of Marvel Comics, directed and co-written by Josh Boone. Five teenagers (Charlie Heaton, Blu Hunt, Anya Taylor-Joy, Maisie Williams and Henry […]

Continue reading

“Dark Phoenix” (Fox)

Tye Sheridan, James McAvoy, Kodi Smit-McPhee and Alexandra Shipp star in a scene from the movie "Dark Phoenix." The Catholic News Service classification is A-III -- adults. (CNS/Twentieth Century Fox)

By Catholic News Service Marvel Comics-based sci-fi adventure, set mostly in 1992, in which a member (Sophie Turner) of the X-Men team of mutants comes close to dying during a mission to save the crew of the space shuttle but instead emerges from the experience endowed with cosmic powers she cannot control. As she goes […]

Continue reading

“Avengers: Endgame” (Disney)

Chris Hemsworth stars in a scene from the movie "Avengers: Endgame." The Catholic News Service classification is A-III -- adults. (CNS/Disney)

By Catholic News Service Primarily set five years after a cosmic villain (Josh Brolin) used a set of energy-endowed gems to wipe out half of all the living creatures in the universe, this sweeping Marvel Comics-based epic charts the efforts of the titular ensemble to harness time travel via Ant Man’s (Paul Rudd) quantum realm […]

Continue reading

“Captain Marvel” (Disney)

Brie Larson stars in a scene from the movie "Captain Marvel." The Catholic News Service classification is A-III -- adults. (CNS/Walt Disney Pictures)

By Catholic News Service Lavish origin story finds the superhero of the title (Brie Larson) faithfully serving the alien civilization that trained her as a warrior in its struggle against the encroachments of a race of shape-shifting enemies (led by Ben Mendelsohn). But when she joins her military mentor (Jude Law) on a mission to […]

Continue reading

“Venom” (Columbia)

Reid Scott, Michelle Williams and Tom Hardy star in in a scene from the movie "Venom." The Catholic News Service classification is A-III -- adults. (CNS/Sony)

By Catholic News Service While investigating an evil billionaire (Riz Ahmed) who has been secretly experimenting with fusing human beings and aliens into a composite life form, a reporter (Tom Hardy) accidentally undergoes the transformation, which endows him with superpowers but also leaves him unable, at times, to control his own actions. He gets help […]

Continue reading

“Black Panther” (Disney)

Lupita Nyong'o and Chadwick Boseman star in a scene from the movie "Black Panther." The Catholic News Service classification is A-III -- adults. (CNS/Walt Disney Pictures)

By Catholic News Service Sprawling, energetic but ultimately overlong Marvel Comics adaptation from director and co-writer Ryan Coogler. The young sovereign (Chadwick Boseman) of an imaginary — and secret — African kingdom where the use of a super-powerful mineral has enabled the population to achieve both prosperity and a range of technological wonders unknown to […]

Continue reading
SPALDING PASTORAL CENTER | 419 NE MADISON AVENUE | PEORIA, IL 61603 | PHONE (309) 671-1550 | FAX (309) 671-1595
© Copyright 2020 - The Catholic Post || 2 || All Rights Reserved || Design by TBare.com