Tag Archives: movies

TRAILER: Stage Fright

“A horror musical set at drama camp.”

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TRAILER: Grace Of Monaco

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TRAILER: The San Antonio Four

You might recall that last fall I reported that three Texas lesbians has been freed after 15 years of imprisonment on child molestation charges that have now been debunked. From the article I excerpted: Cheers erupted in a San Antonio court when a lawyer for the women told a packed gallery that a deal had been reached to allow the …

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Press Release Of The Day

From the wingnut outfit Faith Driven Consumer, which is endorsed by Focus On The Family and the American Family Association.  The impressive opening weekend result for SON OF GOD is further proof that Hollywood can produce entertainment options that appeal to Faith Driven Consumers. Faith Driven Consumer reviewed SON OF GOD, and rated it a 4.5 out of 5 stars …

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2014 Oscar Winners

There didn’t seem to be any major upsets.

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Open Thread: 2014 Academy Awards

Let’s hear your predictions for tonight’s Oscars. Who do you think will win and who do you think should win?

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Quote Of The Day – Jerry Johnson

“Because of the quality of the production and acting, viewers will enjoy watching main themes from the Noah story depicted in a powerful way on the big screen. However, my intent in reaching out to Paramount with this request was to make sure everyone who sees this impactful film knows this is an imaginative interpretation of Scripture, and not literal. …

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TRAILER: Fred

A documentary about the 2012 campaign of Fred Karger.

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Ian McKellan On Coming Out

Via Buzzfeed: McKellen noted that, according to Marvel, young Jewish, Black, and gay people are the biggest readers of the X-Men comics. “These are all people who, well, feel a little bit like mutants,” he added. As for those who still feel that way, and are living in the closet, McKellen said, “I feel sorry for anyone who feels the …

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Actor/Director Harold Ramis Dies At 69

Harold Ramis, best known as one of the stars of Ghostbusters and as the director of Groundhog Day, has died in Chicago. Ramis, a longtime North Shore resident, was surrounded by family when he died at 12:53 a.m. from complications of autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis, a rare disease that involves swelling of the blood vessels, his wife Erica Mann Ramis said. …

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TRAILER: Godzilla 2014

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Christian Study: Sex Flops At Box Office

According to a study compiled by Christianist film critic and would-be censor Ted Baehr, American moviegoers are uninterested in profanity and sex. The 80-page report, which has been published by the Christian Conservative, pro-family advocacy group Movieguide for 22 years, broke down box office statistics regarding theatrical earnings and used letter codes to determine the content, ranging from world views …

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Comedian Sid Caesar Dies At 91

Via the New York Times: Sid Caesar, a comedic force of nature who became one of television’s first stars in the early 1950s and influenced generations of comedians and comedy writers, died on Wednesday at his home in Beverly Hills, Calif. He was 91. His death was announced by Eddy Friedfeld, a family spokesman. Mr. Caesar largely faded from the …

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Shirley Temple Black Dies At 85

Shirley Temple Black, the most famous child star in history, has died at the age of 85. Shirley Temple Black, who as a dimpled, precocious and determined little girl in the 1930s sang and tap-danced her way to a height of Hollywood stardom and worldwide fame that no other child has reached, died on Monday night at her home in …

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TRAILER: God’s Not Dead

Just in from One Million Moms: The exciting new film God’s Not Dead (releasing nationwide March 21) follows college freshman and devout Christian Josh Wheaton as he defends his faith and proves the existence of God to his unbelieving philosophy professor. Taking a look at the anti-theism agenda promoted in our schools and universities, God’s Not Dead inspires people to …

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Swag Tuesday

Courtesy of Universal Entertainment, today’s Swag Tuesday prize is the Dallas Buyers Club video combo pack, which went on sale today online and at physical retailers nationwide. Enter to win a Dallas Buyers Club Blu-ray™ combo pack! An all-star cast led by Golden Globe Award® winners Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto inspire in Dallas Buyers Club – the epic true …

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Philip Seymour Hoffman Dead At 46

Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, 46, was found dead today in his Manhattan apartment of an apparent drug overdose. A personal assistant found Hoffman’s body in an apartment at 35 Bethune St. and called 911 around 11:30 a.m, sources said. Cops are at the scene and are investigating, sources said. In 2006, Hoffman publicly admitted that he nearly succumbed to …

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Author Of Revoked Oscar-Nominated Song Tells Christian TV: I Did Nothing Wrong

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Academy Yanks Oscar Nom For Christian Movie Over Shady Campaigning

Two weeks ago we puzzled over the Academy Award nomination for a song from a virtually unknown Christian movie that had only played a few shows in Los Angeles in order to qualify. Today the Academy yanked that nomination over shady campaigning by the songwriter. From their press release: On Tuesday night, the Academy’s Board of Governors voted to rescind …

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Kickstarter For AIDS Quilt Documentary

From the website for The Last One: Now more than 50 miles long were it to be laid out end-to-end, The AIDS Memorial Quilt is too large to display in any one location. Yet, even at this size, it does not begin to reflect the number of people who have succumbed to the pandemic. As the film traces The Quilt’s …

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