VENICE – Habemus a pope pic. And from Pope Francis' native Argentina. One of its most international directors, Alejandro Agresti ("The Lake House") will direct "Historia de un cura" (A Priest's…
Pope Benedict Xvi
ROME – While the election of Pope Francis was welcomed by global media as a fresh start for a scandal-riddled Catholic Church on Thursday, some questioned if the new pontiff will be up to the…
It was wall-to-wall Pope coverage midday Wednesday, as the Big Four and cable news nets broke into regularly scheduled daytime programming once white smoke was spotted billowing out of the Vatican's…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
On Tuesday when 115 red-capped cardinals file into Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel to elect a new pope they will be searched by guards to ensure no smartphones and tablets go in with them, and a…
Showtime's papal intrigue skein "The Borgias" bowed boffo in Italy this weekend, sparking protests from Catholics as cardinals from around the world flew in to elect the next pope.
Weaving a uniquely devastating account of priestly pedophilia into an excoriating indictment of the entire Vatican power structure, Alex Gibney's typically well-assembled, meticulously researched…
For the past 20 years, accomplished orchestrator Mark McKenzie has been the go-to guy behind-the-scenes for such top film composers as Jerry Goldsmith, Hans Zimmer and Danny Elfman.
Is Italy's RAI reverting to the Roman Inquisition?
Having gorged on the papal succession story, here come the inevitable attempts to simultaneously humanize and profit from the outpouring of emotion that greeted Pope John Paul II's death. CBS and ABC…