Tag Archives: Catholic Church

Film Review: “By the Grace of God” Empowers Abuse Survivors

By the Grace of God (“Grâce à Dieu”) (François Ozon, 2019) 3 out of 4 stars. From director François Ozon (Frantz) comes a French take on the global pedophile crisis of the Catholic Church. A pointed procedural on how to … Continue reading

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Christopher Llewellyn Reed’s Favorites from 2019 Middleburg Film Festival

For the fourth year in a row, I attended the Middleburg Film Festival (founded in 2013), which ran this time October 17-20, in its seventh iteration. Middleburg, Virginia, just about an hour from our nation’s capital, was as lovely as … Continue reading

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Film Review: “The Apparition” Examines Faith and Its Misuse

The Apparition (“L’apparition”) (Xavier Giannoli, 2018) 3 out of 4 stars. A film sometimes too overwrought for its own good, French director Xavier Giannoli’s The Apparition nevertheless features enough engaging elements to make for solid drama, even if, at approximately 135 minutes … Continue reading

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