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CULTURE
Vol. 36, No. 20
Box Office Top 10
Box Office Top 10

Top films for the weekend of Oct. 1-3

Make a joyful noise
Make a joyful noise

New documentary The Jesus Music traces Christian music’s journey from hippie music to guitar-strumming worship songs

Out of the ordinary
Out of the ordinary

Imaginative drama Ordinary Joe devotes special attention to family matters

Philosophy of life
Philosophy of life

Pondering beginnings, endings, and all the in-between moments that make up a lifetime

Exposing the LuLaLies
Exposing the LuLaLies

LuLaRich reveals how a multilevel marketing company for stay-at-home moms ended in bankruptcies and lawsuits

Punk, rock, and rap
Punk, rock, and rap

Noteworthy new or recent releases

Bootlegged hits and misses
Bootlegged hits and misses

A new Bob Dylan compilation unearths an erratic mix

Promises and prayers
Promises and prayers

Four books with Biblical themes

Beauty amid ashes
Beauty amid ashes

A novel and three nonfiction books about India

Treadmill trove
Treadmill trove

Religious and political journeys

Chaotic carnage
Chaotic carnage

Tom Hardy shines in the sequel to Marvel’s Venom, but the film leans on cliches and messy CGI-filled battle sequences