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You’ll love these 4 things about new film Pilgrim’s Progress

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The best-selling book of all time is the Bible. The second best? It’s The Pilgrim’s Progress, the 1678 allegorical book by Puritan pastor John Bunyan he began writing while in prison. It’s ...

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Performances are highlight of drowning miracle film ‘Breakthrough’

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With a commitment to uplifting people through entertainment, film producer DeVon Franklin certainly has developed a reputation for crafting faith-based cinema with a nod to the miraculous. From the dramatic rescue that ...

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‘Unplanned’ still in Top 10, surprising media critics

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Much to the surprise of the media critics who wanted to deter moviegoers from seeing it, the pro-life movie “Unplanned” finished in the top 10 at the box office for the second ...

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‘Unplanned’ sees weekend success, beats Captain Marvel in per-screen revenue

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The pro-life move Unplanned had unplanned success at the box office over the weekend. The results come even after the best efforts of some to keep movie goers from learning about it. ...

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New film ‘Breakthrough’ leads April’s family-friendly spotlight

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Labeling a film “the best faith-based movie” you’ve seen doesn’t always help. On one hand, some skeptics of faith films might pay attention and watch it. On the other hand, skeptics also ...

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Christian singer Matthew West drops music video for new ‘Unplanned’ song

On Friday, Christian singer Matthew West debuted the music video for his brand-new song, “Unplanned” releasing the track a few days before the premiere of the movie by the same name. West ...

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‘Apollo 11’ is a splendid celebration of achievement and God’s creation

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Apollo 11’s mission to the moon was among the greatest achievements in world history, but – sadly – it wasn’t captured with today’s high-definition video cameras. Instead, we’re left only with grainy ...

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Branson show ‘NOAH’ will now be in movie theaters for three days only

With a catastrophic storm on its way, Noah is given a monumental task: build a boat big enough to save mankind from a flood that will cover the entire earth. NOAH takes ...

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REVIEW: ‘Captain Marvel’ is different, and that’s good

My seven-year-old daughter won’t get to watch the newest superhero movie, Captain Marvel. There’s too much violence. And a bit too much language. It deserves its PG-13 rating. But that doesn’t mean ...

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‘Arctic’ is the best survival movie of all time

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“Squeeze,” he tells her. That’s one of the only ways the man can communicate with this badly injured woman and make sure she’s still alive in the movie “Arctic”. He wraps her small ...

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Tebow’s movie beats Oscar winning film, lands in top 10

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It’s a hit! That’s what folks in Hollywood are admitting to, referring to the movie Tim Tebow produced, “Run the Race.” The film, for which Tebow is a producer, landed in the ...

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Christian movie directors say ‘R’ rating on pro-life film is censorship

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Christian filmmakers behind the pro-life movie “Unplanned” have refused to alter the film’s message despite being informed by the Motion Picture Association of America that the film will be rated R — ...

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He was going to quit acting until Tim Tebow showed him the script

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Hollywood actor Mykelti Williamson, who’s best known for his roles in “Forest Gump” and “Fences,” revealed in an interview that he was going to stop acting and go behind the camera until ...

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‘Run the Race’ marks Tim Tebow’s debut as film producer

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Tim Tebow, the Heisman Trophy winner and former NFL quarterback now readying for his fourth season as a minor-league baseball player, knows that being a good Christian doesn’t solve everything. Even watching ...

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‘I Identify as a Child of God’: Letitia Wright delivers stunning awards speech

One of the stars of 2018 blockbuster Black Panther has given a stunning, faith-filled acceptance speech upon picking up an award in the United Kingdom. Letitia Wright, who played Shuri in the ...

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‘I Still Believe’ movie about Jeremy Camp in production

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The spiritual journey and personal tragedy of contemporary Christian music artist Jeremy Camp will be explored in a new movie. Following the commercial success of the 2018 Christian film “I Can Only ...

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Movie explores details of missionary’s murder

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A missionary’s murder that shocked the world 20 years ago is the focus of a new movie — and its filmmakers hope the project helps spark a renewed interest in long-term missions. ...

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Keith the Critic ranks the movies of 2018, promotes local Movie Festival

Keith Van Sickle is known in the Topeka/Lawrence/Kansas City area as Keith the Critic, local movie reviewer. He is also the force behind Slash ‘n Bash Horror/Sci-Fi Film Festival every year in ...

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Kansas City upbringing: From books to movies and back again

When I was growing up in the 1970s in Kansas City (sometimes called “the buckle of the Bible belt”) my father, a Baptist minister, did not allow our family to go to ...

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February Top 5: ‘Run the Race’ stands out among sports movies

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Sports movies are never just about sports. In fact, the best ones present so many lessons about life and eternity that even non-sports fans will enjoy them. Such is the case with ...

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‘The Upside’ is a life-affirming movie

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The Upside is a comedy about a poor African-American man and a paralyzed white millionaire who help each other learn valuable life lessons. Beautifully crafted, funny and heartfelt, The Upside has a strong moral, pro-life ...

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‘Social Animals’ spotlights perilous life of teens and Instagram

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Not that long ago, I was young and hip. I knew about the latest trends, the latest songs, the latest gadgets. It was my life. But the process of growing older and ...

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Shirley Boone dies, Pat says ‘change of address’

Shirley Boone, the longtime wife of singer Pat Boone, dedicated Christian as well as a philanthropist, has died. She was 84. She passed away on Jan. 11, surrounded by her four daughters, ...

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Christian Bale thanks Satan for Golden Globes win

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Hollywood actor Christian Bale, who is known for playing dark figures, thanked an unusual source on Sunday for his Golden Globes win – Satan. Bale gave the shout-out to the ruler of ...

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‘Series of Unfortunate Events’ leads January streaming

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January streaming options include many family films and a surprising series. My children aren’t allowed to watch horror movies. Or scary movies. Or anything that might possibly give them nightmares. I have ...

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