NCR Today: Writer/director Asghar Farhadi uses Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman" as a frame of reference in his new film about a married couple's crisis of communication.
NCR Today: We talk with actor Liam Neeson about faith and playing the role of a Jesuit priest in 17th-century Japan, where Christianity was driven underground.
NCR Today: I would categorize this film as a "good cry": sad, but a simultaneously inspiring and cathartic story that offers redemption and hope.
Take and Read: When I first read Dorothy Day in 1987, seven years after the famous writer, activist and co-founder of the Catholic Worker movement had died, I was immediately pulled in.
Movie interview: Sr. Rose Pacatte sat down with Matt Malek, an executive producer of "Silence," on Jan. 5, just before the Los Angeles premiere to talk about the film.
Take and Read: Rabbi Lawrence A. Hoffman's Beyond the Text: A Holistic Approach to Liturgy influenced my scholarship, thinking and teaching ever since I first read it.
Take and Read: My original encounter with Rabindranath Tagore was too simple, but it was also wrong to allow the miracle of that 1912 Gitanjali to slip away entirely.
We say: We owe it to ourselves to take control of what we can within our own homes and on the screens of the increasing numbers of devices we consult constantly.
Movie review: From the earliest moments of the film "Arrival," the audience is haunted by a question: If you could change the past, would you?
Take and Read: When Emil Fackenheim asked this question of philosophy after the Holocaust, I thought it was the first real question I had heard in my graduate studies.