Arts & Culture FilmJohn AndersonOctober 12, 2017
He might get a shotgun escort when he leaves town, but Thurgood Marshall is the Lone Ranger of civil rights.
Arts & Culture TelevisionJohn AndersonSeptember 11, 2017
The two-hour film portrays the "simple monk" Martin Luther as more of a Catholic than he is generally thought to be.
Arts & Culture FilmJohn AndersonSeptember 08, 2017
"The Good Catholic," out in theaters today, tells the story of an idealistic young priest, Daniel who is happy in his work, unhappy in his faith.
Arts & Culture FilmJohn AndersonAugust 11, 2017
In the wake of Vatican II, the teaching nuns of a convent find their way of life being jettisoned by a revenue-challenged church.
Arts & Culture FilmJohn AndersonJuly 26, 2017
The people behind “An Inconvenient Truth” can be forgiven for indulging in a bit of “I told you so” in their follow-up film, “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power.”
Arts & Culture TelevisionJohn AndersonJuly 08, 2017
The story of Shakespeare is eternally appealing, because we want to know what confluence of circumstances, or divine blessing, could produce such a towering figure.
Arts & Culture FilmJohn AndersonJune 21, 2017
What “The Big Sick” gets at is how America undermines traditions from other countries, and always has.
Arts & Culture FilmJohn AndersonJune 15, 2017
Surprise and outrage are two of the basic tools of comedy, and no one expects these sweet-looking sisters to sound like sailors.
Arts & Culture FilmJohn AndersonMay 04, 2017
John Anderson reviews "Sacred," a documentary exploring various world religions.
Arts & Culture BooksJohn AndersonApril 20, 2017
John Anderson reviews "Lincoln in the Bardo" by George Saunders.