- Aug 9, 2020
Ridley Scott’s “Kingdom of Heaven” (newly available in a 10-year anniversary Blu-ray) may be the atheist director’s most sustained effort at an even-handed treatment of religion — but Scott is far from the only nonbelieving filmmaker to take an interest in thoughtfully exploring religious themes. On the contrary, many of
“Thank you, your Eminence, you’ve taught me so much about religion,” sneers Orlando Bloom in Ridley Scott’s Crusader-era epic “Kingdom of Heaven” (2005), now celebrating its 10th anniversary a bit early with a new Blu-ray edition. “Your Eminence” is the Patriarch of Jerusalem, who has suggested either abandoning the Christian
NEW YORK — Two movies coming out this weekend that aim to attract a faith-based crowd join a glut of biblical films for 2014, testing the limits of Hollywood’s appetite for religion. The two films, “The Good Lie” and “Left Behind,” both opening Friday, reflect two different filmmaking strategies: One
Among this summer’s successful indies were a pair of R-rated comedies depicting two very different responses to the formidable responsibilities of parenthood. Jon Favreau’s “Chef” offers a rare depiction of a divorced workaholic and largely absent father who belatedly gets to know his young son. Gillian Robespierre’s “Obvious Child” offers
A planned screening of the biopic chronicling the life of gay-rights pioneer Harvey Milk was scrapped at the Catholic University of America Wednesday after administrators said showing the film violated a campus policy banning events that advocate for positions contrary to Catholic teaching. “I was extremely disappointed that this was happening.
WASHINGTON — If you are of the mind that it is better to give than to receive, then this story is for you. It has to do with Mark Landis. He has spent much of his adult life as an art forger. And he was a good one, as he