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On the Air: Catholic Answers Live, 10/18/2013

This evening, Friday, October 18, I'll be appearing on the first hour of “Catholic Answers Live” (6pm–7pm EDT).

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Gravity [video]

Sandra Bullock shines in Alfonso Cuarón’s mesmerizing action thriller in space, a rare Hollywood spectacle with a touch of spiritual awareness.

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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 [video]

Part of me kind of wishes they had kept the original title Cloudy 2: Revenge of the Leftovers. Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2: my 60-second “Reel Faith” review.

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The Wizard of Oz [video]

Digitally remastered from the original negatives, painstakingly restored, The Wizard of Oz celebrates its 75th anniversary in style. Here’s my “Reel Faith” 60-second tribute to this beloved classic.

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Elysium [video]

The director of District 9 is back … with a bigger budget and name stars.

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Planes [video]

It may be Pixar Ultra-Lite, but Disney’s Planes is a pleasant change of pace from the likes of The Croods and Turbo.

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2 Guns [video]

Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg are two great tastes that taste great together. So why did this film leave a sour taste in my mouth? 2 Guns: my “Reel Faith” 60-second review.

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The Wolverine [video]

He’s the best there is at what he does, but what he does isn’t very nice. The Wolverine: my “Reel Faith” 60-second review.

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Fruitvale Station [video]

Oscar Grant just might be the most memorable character I’ve encountered on the big screen this year.

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The Conjuring [video]

Thirty years after The Exorcist, when it comes to fighting the powers of hell, the Catholic Church still has the heavy artillery, as Roger Ebert once wrote.

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Despicable Me 2 [video]

He was bad to the bone. Now he’s Dad to the bone. Does his mojo survive the transition? Despicable Me 2: my “Reel Faith” 60-second review.

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World War Z [video]

It’s the end of the world was we know it … again. World War Z: my “Reel Faith” 60-second review.

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Monsters University [video]

Is it “okay to be okay” if you’re Pixar? Monsters University: : my “Reel Faith” 60-second review.

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Much Ado About Nothing [video] (2012)

Shakespeare knows how to throw a party … and so does Joss Whedon. Much Ado About Nothing: my “Reel Faith” 60-second review.

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Man of Steel [video]

A Superman movie for our times — but is that a good thing? Man of Steel: my “Reel Faith” 60-second review.

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On the Air: Kresta, Catholic Answers Live & Reel Faith

This evening, I’ll be on Catholic radio from sometime during the last hour of “Kresta in the Afternoon” (5pm EDT) through the first hour of “Catholic Answers Live” (6pm EDT), discussing the latest movies and much more. Listen live

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Now You See Me [video]

The closer you look, the less you see? Now You See Me: my “Reel Faith” 60-second review.

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After Earth [video]

Is After Earth really as bad as people are saying? Here’s my “Reel Faith” 60-second review.

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New Ghibli Blu-rays! My Neighbor Totoro and Howl’s Moving Castle

This week, one of Hayao Miyazaki’s most beloved and accomplished features, along with one of his less successful efforts, debut on Blu-ray.

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Fast & Furious 6 [video]

Fast & Furious 6 in 60 seconds: my “Reel Faith” review.