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“The Jesus Music” film traces history of contemporary Christian music

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A new documentary film schedule for release on October 1 will trace the history of contemporary Christian music. “The Jesus Music” takes viewers on a journey throughout the years as told by ...

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Disney changing name of ‘Star Wars’ LEGO ship to be politically correct

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Political correctness is spreading to a “galaxy far, far away.” Disney is forcing a name change for Boba Fett’s ship, “Slave I,” in a move that has Star Wars fans mocking the ...

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Hollywood in the heartland: Major entertainment studio coming to Missouri

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Missouri leaders this week announced plans to build the largest entertainment production services and rehearsal facility of its kind in the nation. The 32-acre, $111 million Gateway Studios development near St. Louis will include ...

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Filmmakers target wisdom of lockdowns in ‘Follow the Science’ Documentary

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For the arts industry, 2020 was an unprecedented year. Musicians saw incomes instantly wiped out when live venues were forced to close due to lockdowns. The filmmakers and the industry came to ...

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Kendrick brothers will release two films for fall

The Kendrick brothers are at it again. In partnership with Sony Pictures’ Affirm Films, they are releasing their first documentary, “Show Me the Father,” and the fictional “Courageous Legacy” later this year. ...

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A Quiet Place II delivers on thrills without the gore, again

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A Quiet Place Part II follows the story of the Abbott family as they struggle to survive and outsmart the sound-sensitive and blind aliens that have invaded Earth. After losing their father (played ...

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Rudy from The Cosby Show stars in ‘My Brother’s Keeper’

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The story in the film My Brother’s Keeper is a familiar story to many military service members who return from deployment. It’s also the story of those who strive to help them. ...

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Disney turns an iconic, married Star Wars character gay

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“Star Wars” fans may be surprised to learn that Lando Calrissian from “The Empire Strikes Back” is not heterosexual. According to Marvel, Lucasfilm and the official Star Wars website, Calrissian is a ...

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‘Not Forgotten’ short film released on the Andrew Brunson story

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Pastor Andrew Brunson spent more than two years wrongfully imprisoned in Turkey, separated from his family, after more than two decades of Christian ministry in the country. In interviews, he said his ...

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“Wonder Woman” actress Gal Gadot attacked for defending her native Israel

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Gal Gadot, who starred in two recent “Wonder Woman” movies, defended her native Israel as citizens of the Jewish state have remained in bomb shelters while terror groups in the Gaza Strip ...

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‘Roe v. Wade’ may be first film to accurately tell the history

The film Roe v. Wade tells the story of what many consider one of the most important cases in Supreme Court history. It’s a tale told from an insider’s dramatized perspective, that ...

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Movie ‘Bobbi Jo: Under the Influence’ has multiple Kansas City connections

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The recently released documentary “Bobbi Jo: Under the Influence” (available through video on demand and DVD) provides a no-holds-barred account of Bobbi Jo Reed. By her own admission, she found herself living ...

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‘The Father’ is an intimate look at dementia and a daughter’s dedication

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The Father is a beautifully honest portrait of dementia and the toll it takes not just on the one suffering from it, but on the aging man’s primary caregiver: his daughter. The ...

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2021 shaping up to be good year for faith-based films

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Faith-based movies performed well in 2020 despite many theaters closing because of the pandemic. For example, the film “I Still Believe” landed at No. 1 for its debut opening and brought in ...

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The 10 best family-friendly movies of 2020

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Even if 2020 was the worst year in recent history, it still produced dozens of inspiring and entertaining movies families can enjoy – including documentaries, dramas and comedies. Here are the 10 ...

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Numbers are in: How Covid killed the box office

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CNBC reports that movie box office sales plummeted by 80% during 2020. The data, gathered by Comscore, found that U.S. revenues came in at just $2.28 billion, down from $11.4 billion in ...

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Pixar’s film ‘Soul’ teaches us to enjoy all aspects of life

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The phrase “family-friendly” — as every parent knows — is subjective. The film your neighbor says is fine for the children might not be so family-friendly in your home. Such is the ...

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‘Safety’ – so much more than a sports movie

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Safety is based on a real story about Ray McElrathbey who played for Clemson in 2006. He did so while serving as guardian for his 11-year-old brother, who became something of a ...

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Christian leader cautions viewers about gay-themed Hallmark movies

Several new Hallmark and other Christmas movies celebrate LGBT relationships, according to Albert Mohler, president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky. Hallmark’s movie “The Christmas House” and Hulu’s “Happiest Season” present challenges for Christian ...

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Delightful film explores Dickens as ‘The Man Who Invented Christmas’

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Since its arrival, A Christmas Carol has become a holiday favorite the world over in its myriad retellings. The 2018 adaptation, The Man Who Invented Christmas, is a bit different, offering something ...

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‘I am Israel’ available for free for churches and small groups

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A ground-breaking short film, I Am Israel, is receiving praise in over 10,000 church congregations around the world. The movie is now being made available for viewing by groups or churches for ...

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Sony Pictures plans to acquire Christian streaming platform Pure Flix

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The owners of the Christian streaming platform Pure Flix are selling the service to Sony Pictures. The entertainment giant said in a news release that “Affirm Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Sony Pictures ...

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‘The Iron Lady’ looks at public and personal struggles of Margaret Thatcher

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The Soviet Union gave Margaret Thatcher her colorful nickname “almost lovingly,” we hear in The Iron Lady. And, as anyone who knew the woman—or even knew of her—it was apt. The daughter of ...

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‘Courageous’ movie will be rereleased with new scenes and ending

The popular faith-based movie “Courageous” will be back in theaters next year but with added scenes and a new ending. Filmgoers “will get to see what happens to many of the characters ...

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Is Hollywood cheering the death of the movie theater?

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You know how the symbiotic relationship between movie studios and U.S. theater chains work, right? To boil it down to its simplest terms, studios spend big tubs of cash to cast and ...

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