Movies, TV & Media

Good Movies for Catholic Families; Good Way to Start a New Year

January 17, 2011

Janet and I got rid of television years ago. We called the cable company and canceled our service. We began reading more and renting movies for the family to watch together. It have been a huge life-changer and has had a noticeably positive effect on our family. We put up a list of the Ray […]

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Australian on the Media

June 25, 2010

If Hollywood honored Christian heroes… June 25, 2010 Weary of blockbuster films that distort the history of the Church and/or focus on the negative, Michael Cook, the editor of the Australian site MercatorNet, muses on how many compelling films could be made about saints and heroes of the Church. He mentions, for example, Walter Ciszek, […]

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Sisters of Mary on Ophrah Winfrey Show

February 2, 2010

Here is the message I received from my good friends at Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist: “Please keep this in your prayers — but on Feb. 9th, our 13th anniversary as a community, we will be on the “Oprah Winfrey Show”!! “They were out here yesterday filming and 4 Sisters will be flown […]

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Bravo Brit Hume: “Tiger Woods, find Jesus!” – Video

January 12, 2010
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Blind Side

December 27, 2009

If you haven’t gone out to the cinema to see BLIND SIDE yet, then get the your keys and your kids and GO! We saw it today with our daughter Emily and her friend Sean. We were moved to tears again and again. It is a very Catholic movie, though it was not produced by […]

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“Law & Order” Abortion Episode Outrages Pro-Abortion Groups

October 27, 2009

WASHINGTON, DC, October 26, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) — Last Friday’s episode of Law & Order on NBC, entitled “Dignity,” has infuriated pro-abortionists while pleasantly surprising pro-lifers with an unexpectedly even-handed treatment of the issue of abortion. Ripping its plot from recent headlines, “Dignity” begins with the murder of late-term abortionist Dr. Walter Benning (Matthew Boston) during […]

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“Where the Wild Things Are”: an Excellent Review on a New Movie

October 24, 2009

I read the book as a kid; I read the book to my kids. I have not yet seen the movie; I have not yet taken my grandkids to see the movie, but … … here is a good review of the new movie which makes me want to re-read the book and take the […]

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G.K. Chesterton Comments on Dan Brown

September 14, 2009

G.K. Chesterton is timeless so why can’t he speak from the grave about such as fool as Dan Brown (DaVinci Code and Angels and Demons)? Click here for Carl Olsen’s “exclusive interview”

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“Bella” Star in a Great Little Movie

September 6, 2009

Janet and I really enjoyed this short 20-minute movie of hope called “The Butterfly Circus.” It is a parable of the ugly caterpillar becoming a beautiful butterfly. It is also a challenge to any who have been left behind or disadvantaged or without hope or meaning. Eduardo Verástegui, from the movie Bella, stars as the […]

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The 13th Day

August 28, 2009

Looks like a good movie. See Trailer here.

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In Phoenix Shooting New Defenders of the Faith TV Shows

July 13, 2009

It is hot here too! Well over 100 degrees. I went running this morning before it got TOO hot. We just interviewed Gail Buckley, founder and president of Catholic Scripture Study International. We are recording travelogues, interviews, and other fun segments. How do you like our new set? You can learn more about this project […]

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Steve Interviewed by The Catholic Sun

June 30, 2009

Joe Reynolds is my videographer for the Footprints of God series now showing on EWTN. Recently he started Kolbe Productions, a non-profit to produce excellent and exciting Catholic video and TV projects. We are currently working on several projects together including Defenders of the Faith and a new pilgrimage DVD series. The Catholic Sun interviewed […]

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The Stoning of Soraya M

June 23, 2009

In three days a new movie will be released (June 26) entitled The Stoning of Soraya M starring Jim Caveziel (Jesus in the Passion of the Christ) and produced by Steve McEveety (producer of Braveheart, Bella, Passion of the Christ). This looks like it will be a good movie and one Christians should support enthusiastically. […]

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Friend’s Review of “Angels & Demons” Movie

May 29, 2009

My Protestant friend Dr. Stephen Patton, though thoroughly catholic in spirit, wrote an interesting review of Brown’s new movie Angels & Demons. I thought it was good, though I must admit I haven’t seen the movie. Dr. Patton and I go way back to my formed days at Trinity Baptist Church in Livonia Michigan over […]

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Watched Three Good Movies

May 10, 2009

Running on the treadmill and flying international gives Janet and I a chance to watch movies we wouldn’t otherwise take the time to watch. Here are a few of our recent viewings. Three are relatively new, the first one is from a few years ago. All of these, interestingly enough, have Catholic themes, especially Henry […]

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Worthwhile Movies this Year

May 9, 2009

Here is some advance info on three new films to release soon in theaters – two are inspirational sports movies based on true stories, and one a powerful drama also based on a true story. Looks like we may have some worthwhile films to see in the theater this year. The Perfect Game Click here […]

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