Mark His Redemption! Audio Film Review of ‘Father Stu’

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CHICAGO – Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com audio film review on “Father Stu,” featuring Mark Wahlberg traveling down an unusual life path, portraying a character journey from unsuccessful boxer and actor to the priesthood. In theaters on Wednesday, April 13th, just in time for redemption on Easter weekend.

Wahlberg takes on one of his more challenging roles as Stuart Long, a ne’er do well who tries boxing and acting, which perplexes his Mother (Jackie Weaver) and is ignored by his angry Dad (Mel Gibson). While schlepping in Hollywood, he comes across a comely young lady (Teresa Ruiz) through her Catholic Church – and tries to woo her – but unexpectedly then feels a calling to be a priest. His most unlikely journey, which include physical problems, is next up in his life as Father Stu.

“Stu"
Father Stu
Photo credit: Columbia Pictures

Audio Film Review of “Father Stu” by Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com …

”Father Stu” is in theaters beginning April 13th. Featuring Mark Wahlberg, Mel Gibson, Jackie Weaver, Malcolm McDowell and Teresa Ruiz. Written and directed by Rosalind Ross. Rated “R”

HollywoodChicago.com senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

By PATRICK McDONALD
Editor and Film Writer
HollywoodChicago.com
pat@hollywoodchicago.com

© 2022 Patrick McDonald, HollywoodChicago.com

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