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Is policitcs driving Gosnell movie’s removal from theaters?

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The filmmakers behind “Gosnell: The Trial of America’s Biggest Serial Killer” have questioned why hundreds of theaters have dropped the pro-life movie despite a very strong opening performance. They also shared various ...

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Forget the controversy, ‘First Man’ honors American hero

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“One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” So said Neil Armstrong when he first set foot on the moon—perhaps one of the most famous quotes in American history. It forever ...

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‘Gosnell’ is a good movie, not a sermon says director

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The film “Gosnell: The Trial of America’s Biggest Serial Killer” opened in theaters on Oct. 12 in the top 10 nationwide in only 20 percent of the theaters that bigger movies showed. ...

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‘Gosnell’ is a movie you must not miss

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Anita and I went with friends to see the new movie “Gosnell” last night. It was sold out at the AMC in Leawood so we googled another showtime and drove to south ...

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‘Gosnell’ is a gripping movie the media wants to ignore

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A trio of forthcoming movies hailed by pro-life activists — led by the much anticipated “Gosnell” opening Oct. 12 — could influence Americans’ thinking on abortion, critics say. Starring Dean Cain as ...

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5 family-friendly shows for October

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This monthly series, “5 Family-Friendly Things,” spotlights five family-friendly entertainment choices on film, DVDs, streaming or television. Here’s our October picks. Darren Turner is a husband, father and seminary graduate who feels ...

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‘Searching’ is a thriller with an urgent message

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On a normal Thursday night, David Kim received a call from his daughter, Margot, informing him that she would be studying all night with a group of friends. The next day she ...

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‘God Bless the Broken Road’ tackles faith and military

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Fans of faith-based movies who also have a love for the U.S. military could be a bit busy in the next two months. That’s because three films with military themes are set ...

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I-70 Drive-In Theater to close before winter

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A Kansas City drive-in icon that provided entertainment to area families for decades will not reopen after the current season. The I-70 Drive-In theater will be shuttered by new owners B&B Theaters. ...

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Operation Finale is a look at best, and worst, of humanity

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World War II movies are their own genre but not many film stories are told from the Jewish perspective. “Operation Finale” (MGM) corrects that lack, giving us a story, begun during the ...

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Crazy Rich Asians an updated Cinderella

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Eleanor Young is not crazy. She’s also not to be trifled with. Just ask anyone who’s ever mistaken her quiet demeanor for passivity. Take, say, the manager of a posh London hotel ...

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‘Little Women’ joins ‘Unbroken’ in top family films for September

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The storylines of Unbroken and Little Women share more than just good family entertainment. They’re both a look into the times when war affected not only soldiers but the families left at ...

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Two faith and military-themed films premier this fall

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Two faith-based, true-to-life films spotlighting the consequences of war on those who serve will debut in theaters this fall. The films, ‘Unbroken: Path to Redemption’ and ‘Indivisible’ spotlight the strain of war ...

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Interview with God movie: What would you ask?

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Suppose you could interview God and ask any questions you wanted. What would you ask? Maybe… Can you get my boss (parents, kids, spouse, in-laws, friends…) to be more understanding? Got any ...

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Dog Days a great date flick but with missed opportunities

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The movie Dog Days is being marketed as a family flick perfect for young children. It’s really geared more toward older teens and those out for a date night. Dog movies seem ...

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