Gifted

NEW YORK — Endearing and well-acted, director Marc Webb’s drama “Gifted” (Fox Searchlight) might have been a family-friendly movie. Elements in screenwriter Tom Flynn’s script, however, make … Read More

Journey from darkness to spring light

His surgery was successful; the grateful man thanked the surgeon but later he apologized for not having thanked God. Their baby daughter had come early and the … Read More

Find symbols of the resurrection

The Living Rite column explores what you will see, hear, taste, touch or smell while at church this weekend. On Easter we recall the women who came … Read More

The Case for Christ

NEW YORK — Christian apologetics, the branch of theology devoted to proving the reasonableness of belief in Jesus, is almost as old as the faith itself. Three … Read More

Crosses come in many forms

They open her up; then close her again. The cancer has spread. There’s nothing they can do. Sentenced to death, her passion has begun. The woman is … Read More

How will you use the branch?

The Living Rite column explores what you will see, hear, taste, touch or smell while at church this weekend. A cute story on the Internet speaks of … Read More

The Zookeeper’s Wife

NEW YORK — Moviegoers of goodwill may ask themselves, while watching the fact-based historical drama “The Zookeeper’s Wife” (Focus), why they aren’t enjoying themselves more. The story … Read More

Ghost in the Shell

NEW YORK — “Ghost in the Shell” (Paramount), director Rupert Sanders’ murky, boring adaptation of a series of comics by Masamune Shirow, offers little beyond glitzy futuristic … Read More