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“Corpus Christi” (Film Movement)

Bartosz Bielenia stars in a scene from the movie "Corpus Christi." The Catholic News Service classification is L -- limited adult audience, films whose problematic content many adults would find troubling. (CNS/Film Movement)

By Catholic News Service Polish production in which director Jan Komasa and screenwriter Mateusz Pacewicz, who reworked his fact-based book, tell the grim story of a young man (Bartosz Bielenia), just paroled from a violent juvenile detention facility, who, having found his faith there as an altar server, aspires to become a priest. But his […]

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“By the Grace of God” (Music Box)

Melvil Poupaud, right, stars in a scene from the movie "By the Grace of God." The Catholic News Service classification is L -- limited adult audience, films whose problematic content many adults would find troubling. (CNS/courtesy Music Box Films)

By Catholic News Service Hard-hitting fact-based drama about priestly sexual abuse. Decades after being molested by Father Bernard Preynat (Bernard Verley) a group of survivors in Lyon, France, band together to bring him to justice and to compel the archbishop of that city, Cardinal Philippe Barbarin (Francois Marthouret), to reveal what he knew about Preynat’s […]

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“The Farewell” (A24)

By Catholic News Service Cultural difference lead to family tension as a young Chinese American aspiring writer (rapper Awkwafina) learns that her much-loved grandmother (Shuzhen Zhou) has been diagnosed with terminal cancer and that her parents (Tzi Ma and Diana Lin), along with her other relatives, intend to keep the dying woman in the dark […]

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“Race 3” (Yash Raj)

By Catholic News Service With this wild action thriller, in Hindi with English subtitles, director Remo D’Souza reboots the Bollywood franchise with a new cast and a stand-alone story. It’s a whirlwind of a movie, part family soap opera, part James Bond adventure, and part “Dancing with the Stars.” An Indian mobster (Anil Kapoor) lives […]

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