Skip to main content

It shouldn’t be surprising that prolific filmmaker Abel Ferrara’s movie entitled “Padre Pio” keeps his protagonist, a mercurial southern Italian saint, at a distance. Ferrara is interested in other things and other characters, and other theme…

The generically named “The Boogeyman” has frightful moments early but, ultimately, devolves into a run-of-the-mill creeper.

Gerard Butler’s enduring screen presence as an action hero continues with the superior “Kandahar.” The rough-hewn Scottish actor doesn’t exactly play a superman in this more grounded Afghanistan-set military adventure.

“About My Father” did not make me want to explore the comedic stylings of Sebastian Maniscalco. Some obvious, base laughs don’t save this film from derivative mediocrity.

Disney’s recycling of its catalog continues with the live-action remake of 1989’s animated Oscar-winner “The Little Mermaid.”

•June 5-8, 6-8 p.m., Cornerstone United Methodist Church, 2956 Sharpsburg McCollum Road. Stellar VBS, Shine Jesus' Light to all the World. Rising pre-K through entering sixth grade. To register online, go to and clic…