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The Keepers (Netflix) Rated TV-MA

A docuseries about a nun’s death and the secrets that surround her murder. Starring Gemma Hoskins, Abbie Schaub, and Virginia Anzengruber. This series is brilliant in storytelling. It takes us into the tale of  a nun who was trying to … Continue reading

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The Sound of Music Live (2015) Rated NR

A nun is tasked with caring for seven children whose widowed father is a naval captain. Starring  Kara Tointon, Julian Ovenden, and Alexander Armstrong. This live performance of The Sound of Music combines both the stage show and the 1965 movie … Continue reading

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Mother Teresa (2003) Rated NR

 Based on the life of Mother Teresa, a simple nun whose calling and faith lead her to the poor, the lepers, the dying, and the abandoned children in the slums of Calcutta. Starring Olivia Hussey, Sebastiano Somma, Ingrid Rubio. I didn’t come to … Continue reading

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The Nun’s Story (1959) Rated PG

Sister Luke struggles with her faith through crisis, disappointments, and WWII.  Based on the novel by Kathryn Hulme. Starring Audrey Hepburn, Peter Finch, Edith Evans, Colleen Dewhurst. This remarkable, heart-rending film reveals the inner struggle of a young nun as … Continue reading

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You, Me and the Apocalypse (NBC) Rated TV-PG

A group of ordinary people meet in a bunker in England as a comet is headed toward Earth. Starring Mathew Baynton, Jenna Fischer, Joel Fry, Gaia Scodellaro. This show threw me for a loop. It has great acting with a … Continue reading

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Julia Stiles

    Wide Awake (1998) Rated PG Depressed and confused after losing his grandfather to cancer, 10-year-old Joshua sets out to find God but quickly realizes the search won’t be easy. With the support of his family and a kind … Continue reading

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The Bells of St. Mary (1945) Rated NR

A Father and  a Nun become friends and rivals in a big city Catholic School. Starring Bing Crosby, Ingrid Bergman, Henry Travers This film is sugary sweet. My own cynicism has issues with this film. I’ll get into that later. … Continue reading

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Bakhita: From Slave to Saint (2009) Rated NR

Based on the true story of Josephine Bahkita. It tells the story of Bahkita, a girl who was kidnapped by slavers until she was rescued by a rich Italian and brought to Italy. Once in Italy she becomes a nanny to the … Continue reading

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Oscar Films Worth a Watch 2011

 Cimarron (1931) Rated NR Director Wesley Ruggles’ sweeping adaptation of Edna Ferber’s classic American novel was the first Western to win the Best Picture Oscar. Richard Dix stars as Yancey Cravat, a larger-than-life pioneer and newspaperman who moves his family … Continue reading

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