Chris Pine, Sofia Boutella and Anton Yelchin star in a scene from the movie "Star Trek Beyond." The Catholic News Service classification is L — limited adult audience, films whose problematic content many adults would find troubling. The Motion Picture Association of America rating is PG-13 — parents strongly cautioned. Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. (CNS photo/Paramount)
NEW YORK (CNS) — Fifty years after its debut on television, "Star Trek" bursts onto the big screen again in its 13th feature-film outing.
While the bad luck dreaded by triskaidekaphobes fails to curse the aesthetics of this latest production, there is an unwelcome — though fleeting — development in the moral realm.
St. Mary Cathedral has named In Mulieribus the ensemble in residence for the for the 2016-2017 season. In Mulieribus (the Latin phrase meaning “amongst women”) is a female vocal ensemble with a focus on works written primarily before 1750.
NEW YORK (CNS) — Few films come to the screen with the kind of storied pedigree that lies behind "Ben-Hur" (Paramount). Subtitled "A Tale of the Christ," Civil War Gen. Lew Wallace's best-selling 1880 novel, which had previously been made into a wildly successful stage play, first reached audiences of the newfangled cinema way back in 1907. Since that adaptation was completely unauthorized, however, a lawsuit resulted that still stands as a landmark in the development of copyright protection.