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Why did Christian film ‘The Reliant’ get an R rating?

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Christian movie insiders are questioning the actions of the Motion Picture Association of America after it gave Christian film “The Reliant,” starring Kevin Sorbo and other Christian celebrities, an R rating. Strangely, ...

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‘At Eternity’s Gate’ explores complicated Vincent van Gogh

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He had come to Arles to get away from the fog and colorless gray of Paris. But when Vincent van Gogh first arrives, it seems little better. Wind buffets the window, rattling ...

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5 family-friendly shows for December

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The commercialization of Christmas started in the early 1900s, grew out of control by the middle of the century, and has gotten only worse each decade since. Christmas now starts in October, ...

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Our favorite Thanksgiving movies

Can’t move from all the turkey and pumpkin pie? Sit back and enjoy one of our favorite Thanksgiving-themed movies. Available on streaming services like Hulu, Netflix or Amazon Prime, broadcast on cable ...

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‘The Grinch’ reflects on true meaning of Christmas

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The frozen wind whips, the snow seeps with wet trickles into his garishly green furry ankles, and the Grinch sucks his teeth in frustration on his icy mountain perch. They think their ...

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4 Bible films top this month’s family-friendly spotlight

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In our monthly series, “5 Family-Friendly Things,” we continue to spotlight five family-friendly entertainment choices on film, DVDs, streaming or television. Here’s our spotlight for November. Bible movies are a favorite in ...

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Wonderful ‘Wonder’ leads November’s streaming lineup

Teaching children not to bully is a part of good parenting, but sometimes, it helps to have a good book or movie to make the case. Such is the case with Wonder. ...

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Netflix to create new Chronicles of Narnia series

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Netlifx announced on Wednesday plans to create new series and film projects based on C.S. Lewis’ beloved book series, The Chronicles of Narnia, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The late author’s most ...

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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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HBO drops porn from all its channels

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In a huge victory for cleaner TV, HBO has removed its adult entertainment movies and television programs from both its channels and streaming services. The family entertainment watchdog group Parents Television Council ...

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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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Brother of Chris Pratt talks about faith and talent

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A talent for the arts clearly runs deep in the Pratt family’s genetics. Cully Pratt, Hollywood actor Chris Pratt’s older brother, recently revealed some fascinating details about the family’s creative genes — ...

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