Sr. Rose Pacatte, a member of the Daughters of St. Paul, is the founding Director of the Pauline Center for Media Studies in Los Angeles.

She is an award-winning film journalist and author or co-author of fifteen titles on film, film and scripture and media literacy education. She has an Master's of Education in Media Studies from the University of London and is a D.Min candidate. You can learn more about her at

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'Detroit' drives home historical injustice of police killing blacks

Movie review: In "Detroit," Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow gives voice to the unheard in the 1967 Detroit uprising, inspiring both empathy and deeply felt outrage.

'The Big Sick' is a touching love story and true American tale

Movie review: "The Big Sick" is a story of inner struggle, questioning, life experience, and deep familial love and religion in conflict. 

Ribald and irreverent, 'The Little Hours' has nothing to recommend it

Movie review: I will admit I laughed in some places of this elegant farce that is sure to offend people with Catholic or religious sensibilities. But be forewarned.

Netflix's 'The Keepers' investigates nun's unsolved murder, a case tied to sex abuse, cover-up

Global Sisters Report: "The Keepers" integrates interviews and evidence to examine a story involving the murder of two young women nearly 50 years ago, sex abuse of minors on a devastating scale and possible cover-ups.