• Two very different responses to parenthood

    • Oct 3, 2014

    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

  • Catholic University of America postpones screening of ‘Milk’

    • Oct 2, 2014

    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.

  • Art forger once posed as a Jesuit priest to give his work away

    • Oct 1, 2014

    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