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Dan Stevens has been best known as Matthew Crawley in “Downton Abbey,” but this week he seems to be everywhere, starring opposite Emma Watson as the prince and the Beast in “Beauty and the Beast,” and opposite Anne Hathaway in […]

I am thrilled to announce a spectacular new contest! Just in time for Easter I have a fabulous Fox Family Home Entertainment prize package including: Here Comes Peter Cottontail DVD Ice Age: The Great Egg-scapade DVD Peppa Pig: Around the […]

My friend and fellow critic Sandie Angulo Chen has a Women’s History Month column on Mom 2.0 featuring women writers describing the TV characters who inspired them, from Starbuck on “Battlestar Galactica” to the TV moms on “The Cosby Show,” […]

Just in time for Easter — Scrat and his Ice Age friends have a new adventure with a hunt for an egg, Ice Age: The Great Egg-scapade. Just 20 minutes long, it is a delightful family treat. Harried prehistoric bird […]

The first episode of Frankly Faraci is premiering March 21, 2017 on Dove Channel, Featuring The Piano Guys. In each episode, Matthew Faraci talks with someone who is doing great things in the world because of their Christian faith. Guest […]

Sebastian Barry’s acclaimed novel The Secret Scripture is coming to the big screen, starring Rooney Mara, Vanessa Redgrave, Jack Reynor (“Sing Street”), and Theo James (the Divergent series). It is the story of a woman who has spent most of […]

I didn’t like Logan much. But I am very much in the minority among critics and audience members and I have really enjoyed reading the thoughts from people who were able to see more in the film than I was. […]

All three of the “Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” films were made in Sweden with Noomi Rapace, but only the first was filmed in English, with Rooney Mara. Now, for the first time, the fourth book in the series, The […]

Have you seen “Beauty and the Beast” already? Then enjoy this look at the Easter eggs, movie homages, and hidden details. And I really enjoyed this discussion of plot holes/omissions in the original that are solved in the live-action remake.

Disney’s enchanting live-action remake of “Beauty and the Beast” features a magnificent cast. Here’s where you’ve seen or heard them before: Emma Watson (Belle): We watched her grow up as Hermione in the Harry Potter films, but she has also […]