The federal government, having observed shameless efforts by mass-media marketers to use children to separate parents from their money, has had to step in repeatedly over the past 40-plus years with laws and regulations to stop this kind of exploitation.
The hype about the new Nintendo Switch gaming system has been building for months, and the company marketing it is the most family-friendly in the industry.
With a thematic agenda that takes it beyond the usual confines of its genre, and a story driven forward by sustained, nervous dread — an emotion skillfully conveyed from the characters to the audience — “Kong: Skull Island” (Warner Bros.) is an impressive monster movie.
A Hollywood actor used his talents as a classically trained musician to present a high-energy and dramatic scriptural interpretation in the Diocese of Sioux City.
There is no getting around fasting during Lent.
Today as racism, sexism and electoral politics divide millions of Americans, the distinguished religious scholar Albert J. Raboteau offers moving accounts of seven 20th-century activists whose commitment to social justice is exemplary.