The return of Mel Gibson

Andrew Garfield stars in a scene from the movie "Hacksaw Ridge." The Catholic News Service classification is L -- limited adult audience, films whose problematic content many adults would find troubling. The Motion Picture Association of America rating is R -- restricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian. (CNS photo/Cross Creek Pictures) See MOVIE-REVIEW-HACKSAW-RIDGE (EMBARGOED) Nov. 2, 2016.

The Passion of the Christ director’s Hacksaw Ridge has the violence Gibson is noted for, but it’s also a soulful portrait of a WWII hero who saved 75 in combat.