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  • The Rental
    NEW YORK (CNS) — Those chafing under the travel restrictions imposed by the current pandemic may take comfort from "The Rental" (IFC), the story of an oceanside getaway gone fatally wrong.
  • 'Brave New World,' streaming, Peacock
    NEW YORK (CNS) — "Brave New World," the acclaimed novel by Aldous Huxley, has been adapted multiple times for radio, film and television since it was first published in 1932. The latest version, an ambitious nine-part miniseries, is streaming now on NBC's new Peacock streaming service.
  • TV film fare — week of Aug. 9
    NEW YORK (CNS) — The following are capsule reviews of theatrical movies on network and cable television the week of Aug. 9. Please note that televised versions may or may not be edited for language, nudity, violence and sexual situations. Check for local times.
  • TV program notes — week of Aug. 9
    NEW YORK (CNS) — Here are some television program notes for the week of Aug. 9 with their TV Parental Guidelines ratings if available. They have not been reviewed and therefore are not necessarily recommended by Catholic News Service.
  • 'Father Soldier Son,' streaming, Netflix
    NEW YORK (CNS) — As many may find it convenient to forget, the United States has been waging war in Afghanistan for nearly 19 years. And it is military families that have, of course, in President Barack Obama's words, "borne the heaviest of all burdens" in the conflict.
  • 'Cursed,' streaming, Netflix
    NEW YORK (CNS) — Relentless violence with gore, sex and nudity mark "Cursed," a soapy re-imagining of the legend of King Arthur.
  • Astroneer
    NEW YORK (CNS) — The final frontier of space has never been as carefree as it is in "Astroneer" (System Era Softworks). Players of all ages will enjoy this survival sandbox game whose creators imagine the 25th century as an Intergalactic Age of Discovery, a time when space explorers roam the galaxy.
  • 'Stateless,' streaming, Netflix
    NEW YORK (CNS) — According to recent United Nations statistics, roughly 71 million people globally have been displaced from their homes. Of these, a record number — 30 million — have become refugees as a result of such factors as war, famine, drought, genocide, gang violence, terrorism, religious persecution, sex trafficking and climate change.
  • Palm Springs
    NEW YORK (CNS) — There's an adolescent quality to the nihilism that underlies director Max Barbakow's feature debut, the romantic comedy "Palm Springs" (Neon/Hulu). Its frivolous and degraded view of matters sexual is equally immature.
  • TV film fare — week of Aug. 2
    NEW YORK (CNS) — The following are capsule reviews of theatrical movies on network and cable television the week of Aug. 2. Please note that televised versions may or may not be edited for language, nudity, violence and sexual situations. Check for local times.
  • TV program notes — week of Aug. 2
    NEW YORK (CNS) — Here are some television program notes for the week of Aug. 2 with their TV Parental Guidelines ratings if available. They have not been reviewed and therefore are not necessarily recommended by Catholic News Service. Check for local times. 
  • Priest's love of math, baseball helps him develop new stat measures
    WASHINGTON (CNS) — WAR, what is it good for?
  • Update: Flannery
    NEW YORK (CNS) — Despite a tragically brief and illness-plagued career, Catholic author Flannery O'Connor, who died in 1964 aged just 39, is recognized as one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century, excelling especially in her short stories.
  • Yes, God, Yes
    NEW YORK (CNS) — Sex is more fun than being Catholic. That's the basic message of writer-director Karen Maine's semi-autobiographical drama "Yes, God, Yes" (Vertical).
  • Regis Philbin dies
    WASHINGTON (CNS) — Regis Philbin, the Catholic talk- and game-show host whose career in television spanned six decades, died July 24 at age 88 of cardiovascular disease at a hospital in Greenwich, Connecticut, where he lived.
  • Radioactive
    NEW YORK (CNS) — The key to any good film biography of a scientist is found in the montages that show the discovery or invention that gained the subject fame.
  • Novelist cites Bronx priest's influence on his writing, Catholic faith
    TORONTO (CNS) — A reader familiar with New York-based Irish American writer Peter Quinn's work can be forgiven for identifying the novelist with Fintan Dunne, the central character in three of his four period-piece novels.
  • 'Warrior Nun,' streaming, Netflix
    NEW YORK (CNS) — As might be feared, or at least expected, from its title, pseudo-Catholic nonsense abounds in "Warrior Nun."
  • TV program notes — week of July 26
    NEW YORK (CNS) — Here are some television program notes for the week of July 26 with their TV Parental Guidelines ratings if available. They have not been reviewed and therefore are not necessarily recommended by Catholic News Service. Please check local listings.
  • TV film fare — week of July 26
    NEW YORK (CNS) — The following are capsule reviews of theatrical movies on network and cable television the week of July 26. Please note that televised versions may or may not be edited for language, nudity, violence and sexual situations. Please check for local listing times.
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