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Mass - processing a tragedy

Mass - processing a tragedy

Actor-turned-writer/director, Fran Kranz, tackles a tough subject in his feature film debut, "Mass." The emotional aftermath of a school shooting for family members left behind seems like an unusual plot for a film, but Kranz hits all the right notes in this understated but realistic portrayal of two couples struggling to come to terms with what happened at their sons' school six years previous.
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Come From Away - human goodness will always win

Come From Away - human goodness will always win

To commemorate the 20th anniversary of 9/11, Apple TV+ brings to the screen the musical that pays tribute to the people of Gander, Newfoundland, who welcomed over 7,000 people, practically doubling their population, when planes were diverted from American airspace after the attacks of September 11, 2001. The musical, at the same time heartwarming, funny, and respectful, tells the stories of the best of humanity on a day when the worst was also in evidence.
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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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"Sully" renews faith in humanity

"Sully" renews faith in humanity

The story of US Airways flight 1549, landed by Captain Sullenberger on the Hudson River in 2009 seems straightforward, and it is. Director Clint Eastwood has intuited that the power of the story of a man's character over that of an airplane crash might make a better movie, and for my money, it does. But put them together and you get a hero's story of epic proportions.
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Star Trek Beyond - Conviction in Hope

Star Trek Beyond - Conviction in Hope

Fans of the original Star Trek TV series get ready to be blown away. The newest film in the J.J. Abrams rebooted series, “Star Trek Beyond,” feels like vintage Star Trek with plenty of big-screen action. At the same time, the film reaffirms the franchise’s core values of embracing the best parts of flawed humanity and finding hope in people’s goodness rather than despair in our human weaknesses.
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