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The Priests of Syrinx
What’s in a Rock & Roll Hall of Fame anyway?

May 17, 2013 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

The Club
Chile's Oscar nominee is a dark drama about pedophile priests
"...specifically, the church’s sinful strategy of moving known pedophile priests from one diocese to another or, as here, sending..."

March 11, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

DVDanger: The Club
Home release roundup time
"...genius of the late, great Dermot Morgan) about three priests sent to a craggy island (called, of course, Craggy..."

May 21, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Spotlight
This terrific newspaper movie gets all the elements right
"...allegations of the sexual abuse of minors by Catholic priests, as well as the church’s systemic cover-up of the..."

Nov. 20, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Priest
A warrior priest is on a mission to recapture his niece from murderous vampires.
"...walling them into strictly governed communities while sending their priests out as vampire warriors who, long ago, succeeded in..."

May 20, 2011 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Priest
"...lives of two diametrically opposed yet fundamentally similar Catholic priests in modern Liverpool. Young Father Greg (electrifyingly played by..."

April 21, 1995 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Heavenly Creatures
This early film by Jackson is a startling genre-bender that combines drama, comedy, fantasy, romance, and horror in a story about the friendship between two schoolgirls.
"...slowly changes from whimsical to deadly serious as parents, priests, and psychiatrists alike begin to conspire against the confused..."

Dec. 16, 1994 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

The Boys of St. Vincent
"...the nightmarish world of a Catholic-run orphanage where the priests in charge just can't seem to keep their hands..."

Sept. 16, 1994 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Who Killed Father Ryan?
A 1981 Odessa murder haunts crime researchers, the Catholic Church, and an ex-con determined to prove his innocence
"...an unlikely ally in Boise Detective Frank Richardson.Desperate for Priests..."

June 17, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Letters at 3AM
The Gospel according to Mel is not as it was
"...In addition, Gibson shows Jewish priests and women in a Roman courtyard watching Jesus beaten,..."

March 5, 2004 Column by Michael Ventura

Letters at 3AM: A Fallen Catholic in a Fallen Church
I can't hide from my sins and, now, neither can the church
"...becoming a priest. (I was dissuaded by remembering that priests must swear obedience to church hierarchy. Obedience is not..."

July 16, 2010 Column by Michael Ventura

Sing Street
The director of Once and Begin Again helms another joyful music film
"...is subjected to the indignities of bullies and petty-minded priests, but he makes a friend (Carolan) and is bewitched..."

April 29, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Warrior Witches in Hell
"...hectic the emergency or how frantically their beepers beep. Priests and nuns with stethoscopes (ER, Chicago Hope), priests and..."

Feb. 5, 1999 Column by Michael Ventura

Cracking Open The Devil's Doorway
Horror director Aislinn Clarke on Ireland's dirty secret
"...Clarke's feature directorial debut follows two priests - Father Thomas Riley (Lalor Roddy, Grabbers) and Father..."

July 14, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Diocese Implicated in Child Abuse Suit
John Doe claims he was victim of sexual abuse in the Seventies
"...sexual abuse (according to the Database of Publicly Accused Priests in the United States). Attorney Tahira Khan Mer­ritt filed..."

April 1, 2016 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

'No Glory At All'
"...to charge municipal authorities with administering churches, and require priests to register with the government. Certainly, the government intended..."

June 5, 2012 Postmarks

Day Trips
The beautiful and peaceful Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto in Rio Grande City is steeped in history, religious and otherwise
"...Grande soon after Texas joined the Union. The black-robed priests built missions, established schools, and fought for social justice..."

April 6, 2007 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Stealing Chaplin
Affable British comedy puts two dupes in Sin City
"...Terry (Simon and Doug Phillips) are first seen in priests robes on Sin City's Strip, they aren't experienced in..."

July 30, 2021 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

The Ultimate Queer Guide to SXSW 2019
Often imitated, never duplicated, we’re here to keep it real kweer
"...a “work of intersectional mourning.” Bonus, DC’s punk act Priests play a 9:40pm set...."

March 1, 2019 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

Catholic Diocese Discloses Alleged Abusers
Bishop names 22 clergy "credibly accused" of sexual offenses with minors
"...last week published the names and clerical assignments of priests who have been "credibly accused" of committing sexual abuse..."

Feb. 8, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

SXSW Unveils Third Artist List
Bedouine, Priests, Mystery Lights, Kokoko!, and 297 more
"...Azniv Korkejian, aka song whisperer Bedouine; D.C. DIY specialists Priests; increasingly experimental Swedish rapper Yung Lean; and NYC garage-punk..."

Jan. 9, 2019 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

The Devil and William Friedkin
The director's journey from The Exorcist to a real exorcism
"...estimates that only one in a thousand Roman Catholic priests "have ever seen an exorcism, never mind performed one."..."

Jan. 5, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Apparition
French religious drama places miracles under the microscope
"...seems disinterested in any real conclusions; while the local priests (most especially d'Assumçao as the overly-protective Père Borrodine) fear..."

Sept. 14, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Priests
Nothing Feels Natural (Sister Polygon)
"...pop hooks. Thematically, Nothing Feels Natural picks up where Priests last left us, poking holes in the American dream,..."

March 17, 2017 Music Feature by Libby Webster

Bitter Harvest
In 1930s Ukraine, young lovers fight Stalin and forced starvation
"...down with belt-fed machine guns when they’re not shooting priests in the head. The great Terence Stamp (The Limey)..."

Feb. 24, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Silence
Two missionaries in feudal Japan are tested
"...of many scenes of the sadistic torture of Catholic priests who refuse to apostatize. To this foreign land come..."

Jan. 6, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Letters
Mother Teresa biopic delivers no miracles
"...her life. (By the fourth or fifth time the priests, played by von Sydow and Hauer, describe the contents..."

Dec. 4, 2015 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Page Two: Mysteries Unraveled
Part two of Louis Black's interview with novelist John Irving
"...the fortitude to say to the old nun, "No priests, he wouldn't want a priest." Even Clark can overcome..."

Nov. 13, 2015 Column by Louis Black

Jimmy's Hall
Ken Loach film is based on an episode in the life of Jimmy Gralton
"...much to the dismay of the easily ruffled Catholic priests, tyrannical landowners, and law enforcement. Seeing the village youth..."

July 31, 2015 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The AggreGAYtor: February 8
Your daily dose of LGBTQIA news
"...• Liberal Anglican priests are planning to flout the church’s gay marriage ban...."

Feb. 8, 2013 Qmmunity Post by Brandon Watson

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