Logan Lucky

NEW YORK — Director Steven Soderbergh reinvents his “Ocean’s Eleven” trilogy with a backwoods twist in “Logan Lucky” (Bleecker Street), a zany heist caper. Instead of suave … Read More

The Hitman’s Bodyguard

NEW YORK — Morality is never allowed to get in the way of style as Samuel L. Jackson and Ryan Reynolds find creative ways to dispatch a … Read More

Jesus’ message is for all believers

This week’s Gospel shows a side of Jesus that seems out of character for the one who has come to bring good news. Initially, Jesus simply ignores … Read More

Stay in ‘the temple’ frame of mind

Today’s first reading from Isaiah advises us to “keep the Sabbath free from profanation.” Sounds a lot like the third commandment: “Remember the Sabbath — keep it … Read More

Annabelle: Creation

NEW YORK — Most of the mayhem wreaked by the figurine-haunting demon at the center of the horror prequel “Annabelle: Creation” (Warner Bros.) is restrained. Yet, as … Read More

When in fear, turn to Jesus

“[D]o not be afraid.” I read once that someone counted 365 times in the New Testament where Jesus tells his followers not to be afraid – once … Read More


NEW YORK — A dark chapter of the Motor City’s history is revisited in “Detroit” (Annapurna), a searing period drama. The setting is the summer of 1967, … Read More


NEW YORK  — The compact thriller “Kidnap” (Aviron) has Halle Berry’s expressive face going for it, but not a whole lot else. The film is less a … Read More