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New Film documents famous exorcist Fr Gabriel Amorth

New Film documents famous exorcist Fr Gabriel Amorth

"The Devil and Father Amorth" is about the ministry of Pauline priest, Fr. Gabriele Amorth, (1925-2016) who served as an exorcist of the Rome diocese for over 30 years. After reviewing the back story and filming of "The Exorcist" film, William Friedkin goes on to explore the rite of exorcism in this new documentary.
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"The Post" reaffirms the need for a free press serving the governed, not the government

"The Post" reaffirms the need for a free press serving the governed, not the government

December 2017 is turning out to be a month that honors the U.S. Constitution's First Amendment, which guarantees freedom of the press. First, HBO released its homage documentary to legendary Washington Post executive editor Ben Bradlee with "The Newspaperman: The Life and Times of Ben Bradlee" and is currently re-airing the 1976 film about Watergate and the Washington Post: "All the President's Men." On Dec. 22 (wide release on January 19), Steven Spielberg's new ...
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"Bending the Arc" documents group's fight to save lives in developing countries.

"Bending the Arc" documents group's fight to save lives in developing countries.

In 1983 Ophelia Dahl, the 18-year-old daughter of Academy Award-winning actress Patricia Neal and noted children's author Roald Dahl (who wrote Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and the screenplay for the film adaptation "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory") met Paul Farmer, 23, a student about to begin medical school. They were both volunteers in Haiti, working among the poor. They returned to states, she to Wellesley College and he to Harvard Medical School. There, Paul m...
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Ribald and irreverent, 'The Little Hours' has nothing to recommend it

Ribald and irreverent, 'The Little Hours' has nothing to recommend it

"The Little Hours" is a comedy by writer/director Jeff Baena that premiered in January at Sundance. It's based on a couple of novellas from Giovanni Boccaccio's 14th century The Decameron. He uses what we now call the "frame story" formula; the stories are set during the Black Death, when seven young women and three young men flee the plague and find shelter in a castle for two weeks and tell stories to keep themselves amused. The stories are varied: there are practic...
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