(RNS) — Todd Phillips and Joaquin Phoenix alike imbue the character with such fundamental dignity, even in his abasement, that we never forget that we are called to love him, not laugh at him.
(RNS) Despite their very different attitudes toward faith, 'Silence' and 'Life of Galileo' offer striking parallels.
(RNS) Were it not for his outspoken Christianity, Makoto Fujimura would belong to the international art elite.
Scorsese met Francis to discuss his film "Silence" (opening Dec. 25), where Andrew Garfield and Adam Driver portray Jesuit priests in 17th century Japan.
(Reuters) For Scorsese, the meeting came almost thirty years after his film 'The Last Temptation of Christ' outraged many conservative Christians.
(RNS) The historical drama “Silence,” stars Andrew Garfield and Liam Neeson and begins shooting in Taiwan later this year. Based on Shusaku Endo’s 1980 novel of the same name, it's a dark, true tale set in 17th-century Japan.