Movies, TV & Media

Titanic Mistake — by Deal Hudson

March 3, 2007

With the Discovery Channel's tragic show on Sunday, it is good for Christians to arm themselves with the truth — reality and archaeology — not nonsense and amateurism. Deal Hudson's article Titanic Mistake is worth reading, printing, and giving to others who will be effected by this unfortunate "documentary."

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USCCB’s Best Movies of 2006

January 13, 2007

For the United States Council of Catholic Bishops' Top Ten Movies of 2006, click here. For their lists for previous lists and reviews, click here. For Steve Ray's all-time favorite movies, click here.

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Review of Mel Gibson’s “Apocolypto”

December 9, 2006

For a good and detailed — and witty — review of Mel's new movie by Marvin Silbermintz, a writer for Jay Leno, click here. It is not just a review of the movie, but also a very insightful discussion on Mel Gibson himself.

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Vote Against the DaVinci Code

June 3, 2006

If you want to vote against the DaVinci Code, click here. It only takes a minute.

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2 Good Movies, 1 Bad

June 2, 2006

First, my son Jesse recommended Everything is Illuminated which he said was a bit quircky. But because it was unusual, he thought I would like it. He was right — because he is a premium son (but you'll hve to watch the movie to get that inside joke). I'll watch it again in a few [...]

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Simply the Finest Short Refutation of the DaVinci Code

May 25, 2006

Since it is still in the news a bit — though many who have seen it say it is boring and confusing — I offer this link to the finest short explanation and refutation of the DaVinci Code. I think it was written by Jimmy Akin of Catholic Answers and is available on their website. [...]

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DaVinci Code Resources

May 19, 2006

These are resources collected by Teresa Tomeo. Hope they help those looking for infor and solid resources to understand and refute the stupid book and stupider movie. Great Resources for Debunking the Da Vinci Code!www.ignatiusinsight.com Very informative web site with great articles and blogs on the Da Vinci Code. www.catholic.com/library/cracking_da_vinci_code.asp Catholic Answers’ excellent review www.Jesusdecoded.com. [...]

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“Da Vinci” Film Not Great Art, Says Signis

May 18, 2006

CANNES, France, MAY 17, 2006 (Zenit.org).- After seeing the première of “The Da Vinci Code,” Signis, the world organization of Catholic communicators, concluded that “the Church has little to be concerned about” with the film. “Many Christians from different backgrounds and sensibilities were anxious about the release of the film of ‘The Da Vinci Code,’ [...]

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Look What the US Bishops’ Office Says

May 12, 2006

  Wow! Read what the United State’s Bishops Office just released! Click here! To learn more about the DVD, click here.It is always rewarding to read something like this after working on something for two years of your life. Blessed be God forever! The review is will be sent to all parish newsletters and is [...]

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UnMasking the DaVinci Code

April 14, 2006

We Unmask The DaVinci Code! The DaVinci Code is about Catholics, and we Catholics need to respond. Ascension Press, the Catholic League, Human Life International, and others have joined together to form DaVinci Outreach. Free materials are available for download at www.DaVinciOutreach.com, including study guides, homily helps, posters, flyers, and much more! And check out, [...]

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Priestly Vocations Discussed Monday on “The Today Show”

April 8, 2006

Vocations to the Priesthood on The Today Show on Monday. Please Get the Word Out! For a review, click here. For information on the series and for youth and vocations material, click here.

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Another Great Movie

March 29, 2006

The Cindrella Man is built around the true story of the boxer Jim Braddock, but don't let the boxing theme throw you. This is not a Rocky-type movie but a thrilling story of a man with great integrity fighting (no pun intended) to protect his family and build an honest life for his children. The [...]

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Go to the Movies on May 19!

March 23, 2006

The DaVinci Code will be released in theatres on May 19 and I encourage everyone to go to the movies that day — BUT do not go to see DaVinci — go to see another movie. We should all go to a good family flick coming out that weekend entitled Over the Hedge. Take your family [...]

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Another “DiVinci” Resource

March 9, 2006

Multimedia Response to "Da Vinci Code"Episcopate Rolling Out a Web Site and TV Documentary WASHINGTON, D.C., MARCH 8, 2006 (Zenit.org).- The U.S. bishops' Catholic Communication Campaign will offer key resources to provide accurate information on the life of Jesus prior to the release of the movie "The Da Vinci Code." Those resources will include a [...]

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DaVinci Code Movie — Fight Back!

March 8, 2006

Matthew Pinto is at it again. When the Passion of the Christ was released last year, Matt was on the ball and had a program in place to help Catholics understand and answer questions. Now, he's done it again. The DaVinci Code movie will soon be released and Matthew Pinto has prepared a book of [...]

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Watch “Radio”

March 6, 2006

If you haven't seen the movie Radio, then I suggest you run out and get it. I had never heard of it before. My parents gave me their Netflix copy and we watched it with our daughter Emily last night. It is thoroughly “Catholic,” though religion was never really mentioned. However, the theme of the story [...]

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