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Classic movie ‘Mr. Smith Goes to Washington’ offers lessons for today

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Who hasn’t heard of the movie “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington”? Everyone should see this movie. What I discovered via a little research was that iconic film director Frank Capra and iconic ...

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Keith the Critic reviews movies for you!

Are there any movies you missed in the past year? Maybe now is a good time to catch up. Keith the Critic gives his reviews, as only he can, on some recent ...

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Several faith-based films among this year’s Academy Award nominations

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Faith-based movies are starting to make inroads in Hollywood. “Breakthrough” and two other faith-centric films received Academy Award nominations earlier this week. “Breakthrough” was nominated for best original song for “I’m Standing With ...

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New documentary ‘Unseen Realm’ reveals fresh look at supernatural world

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“The Unseen Realm: Recovering the Supernatural Worldview of the Bible,” a new original documentary film from Faithlife TV productions, reveals the strange and enigmatic realm of the supernatural described within the pages ...

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Current movie trailers for upcoming faith-based movies

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Faith-based movies have enjoyed success among critics and at the box office in recent years. Here are five new films that Christians can look forward to in 2020. “I Still Believe.” Award-winning Christian ...

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Small Kansas Town Inspired the Disney Movie “Cars”

Some tourist spots are a little over-hyped for what they are, but sometimes you find a diamond in the rough. Way down in the southeast corner of Kansas, Route 66 curves through ...

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The strong and faithful females of ‘Little Women’

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A classic book published in the 1860s by Louisa May Alcott continues to be relevant to today’s moviegoers. Both critics and audiences have embraced the latest film version of “Little Women”. The ...

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Little Women is faithful to the classic with a modern energy

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It’s not your typical Christmas blockbuster but it’s no less anticipated by many who prefer good dialog and stories over special effects. Little Women, now showing, is getting kudos for a storyline ...

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‘Home Alone’ and ‘Diehard’ compete for most Googled Christmas movies

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Forget about Christmas carols, Santa Claus and sleigh rides. When choosing Christmas movies, many Americans prefer to watch a film about a kid defending his home against burglars or a terrorist attack ...

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“Ford v Ferrari” is a fast-paced David verses Goliath

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“Ford v Ferrari” is the high-octane true story of events that took place at the 24 Hours of Le Mans race in 1966. The film sets up a David v Goliath scenario where ...

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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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New Tivoli Theater may struggle to regain art house film fans

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The story of Kansas City’s premiere Art House cinema is, in recent memory, one of great sadness. Tivoli Cinemas closed its doors back in April of this year to much surprise as ...

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She was the ‘Moses of her people’: film on the life of Harriet Tubman opens in theaters

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The new move about the life of Harriet Tubman tells the incredible journey of faith for the former slave who never learned to read or write but still managed to lead dozens ...

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It’s Thomas Edison vs. Tesla vs. Westinghouse in ‘The Current War’

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He was known as the “Wizard of Menlo Park.” In the 19th Century, inventor Thomas Alva Edison was probably as close to a pop-culture icon as you might find. And when a genius ...

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Gal ‘Wonder Woman’ Gadot will star in movie about Christian Holocaust heroine

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The movie Schindler’s List won critical acclaim for telling the story of Oscar Schindler, who saved the lives of more than 1,000 Jews during the Holocaust. Now, Israeli Gal Gadot, who rose ...

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“Judy’ reveals there was no yellow brick road for actress

Everyone knew about Dorothy, the yellow brick road and that magical place somewhere over the rainbow. But how many people actually knew Judy Garland, the beloved face and voice of Dorothy? Not many. ...

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5 things to know about the Downton Abbey movie

The king and queen are coming to Lord Robert Crawley’s 300-room estate, Downton Abbey, and he has exactly two weeks to get ready for it. Thankfully, he has some of the hardest-working ...

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Ad Astra pulls you into a future closer to God yet still lost

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What do we hide from? How far are we willing to go to get away from the things we are afraid of? Ad Astra, by director James Gray (Lost City of, The ...

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‘Steve McQueen: American Icon’ is Ecclesiastes on the screen

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Iconic Hollywood actor Steve McQueen, who became a Christian late in life, will be the subject of a new film based on Marshall Terrill’s 2010 biography Steve McQueen: The Life and Legend ...

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‘Overcomer’ opens in top 3 at theaters

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The faith-themed film “Overcomer” opened strong over the weekend, placing third at the box office and grossing over $8.2 million at over 1,700 theaters. The drama is directed and produced by Alex ...

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Overcomer is a movie that asks: What defines you?

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What defines who you are? Your job? Your spouse, your partner, your accomplishments? Does your sense of well-being and satisfaction come from dependence on your position or friends or appearance or skills? ...

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Shelter pup lands starring role in Lady and the Tramp remake

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A shelter pup is one lucky dog in Arizona after landing a starring role in the upcoming Disney remake of “Lady and the Tramp.” “Monte,” a 2-year-old terrier mix, once called HALO Animal ...

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Indie film ‘Open Borders’ tackles a dissolved America

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It’s a long way from Lake County to L.A., but Mark Saunders of Monteverde bridged that gap this past weekend when his film, “Open Borders,“ was recently screened at the Get Free Film Fest in ...

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‘Where’d You Go Bernadette’ explores mental illness and a family’s love

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Mental illness is rarely a matter of being just fine on one hand and asking your filing cabinet out to tea on the other. Sure, sometimes the answer’s easy, obvious. But often, ...

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Universal cancels release of movie portraying hunted Trump voters

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After days of outrage from many quarters, Universal Pictures has canceled the release of the controversial and violent movie ‘The Hunt’ simply saying that, ‘now is not the right time.’ “While Universal Pictures ...

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