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New “Queen Esther” show will be streamed live by Sight & Sound Theatres

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“Queen Esther,” the latest show from Sight & Sound Theatres, will finally make its debut. The show, which was scheduled to premiere live in March, instead will be shown by pay-per-view on ...

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The virus that ate the summer movie multiplex

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The covid virus has ravaged our world for the last six months, forcing unprecedented closures, lockdowns and adjustments to our normal way of living. And that’s been especially true when it comes ...

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Emmys prove family shows are a thing of the past

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The Emmys, television’s annual awards derby, just unveiled its 2020 nominations yesterday. (The awards will be handed out Sept. 20.) And when you look over the list, one thing is quite clear: ...

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Tom Hanks portrays man of faith in new war movie “Greyhound”

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After a long drought of new movies during the pandemic, Tom Hanks is bringing an inspirational story to life in “Greyhound.” His character, Ernie Krause is a man guided by his Christian ...

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NBC’s new streaming service Peacock is worth watching – and it’s free

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America’s one millionth streaming service launched in July, but this one has a unique element that makes it stand out from the rest: It’s free. Sort of. Of course, NBC’s new Peacock ...

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Schindler’s List, Hamilton draw millions of viewers this month

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His name is Alexander Hamilton, and he’s one of the smartest people in Colonial America you’ll ever meet. He’s also confident (even cocky), determined (perhaps even a workaholic) and ahead of his ...

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Walmart to launch service to compete with Amazon Prime

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Walmart will reportedly go head-to-head with Amazon Prime and launch its new subscription service, Walmart+. It will debut later in  July. For $98 a year, subscribers will get features such as same-day ...

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My Spy is latest muscle man meets smart kid

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JJ is a former Army Ranger turned CIA operative with a finely honed set of skills. You set him loose with enough fire power, and he can systematically take out a small ...

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Hilarious ‘Selfie Dad’ perfect for Father’s Day weekend

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The number of faith-based comedy films are few and far between. You can truly count them on one hand. This month, a film about a dad is notable for two reasons: it ...

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‘Wretched’ may be #1 but family films rule theater-free season

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If you look at official box-office results, The Wretched is the uncontested coronavirus-season champion. The indie horror flick just passed the $1 million mark, theatrically speaking—an impressive achievement, given the lack of theaters actually open. ...

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Pentecost from Jerusalem to be broadcast around the world May 29, 30

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The holiday of Pentecost, or Shavuot in Hebrew, commemorates the giving of the Torah to Jews and for Christians, the descent of the Holy Spirit on the followers of Yeshua – Jesus ...

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Overwhelmed by streaming services?

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HBO Max debuted this week leaving many people reeling as they pick and choose which streaming services are best for their families. As Vulture.com points out, “Finding something to watch on TV ...

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The Price is Right donates $100K to Planned Parenthood

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Planned Parenthood has found a friend in the TV show, The Price is Right. The show donated nearly $100,000 to the abortion provider in the nation in a recent episode featuring drag ...

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Captivating ‘Dude Perfect’ documentary looks behind popular G-rated comedy

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It’s not wise to let your children watch something without screening it first, but — thankfully — there may be a few exceptions. For example: Dude Perfect. This quintet of basketball trick ...

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Actor Kevin James talks faith, short film mocking coronavirus response

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Last week, actor Kevin James made a short film mocking some people’s response to the novel coronavirus. The short video, titled “Out of Touch,” shows James and another man running and hiding from ...

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Sight & Sound Theatre will broadcast production of “Jesus” on TBN

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Many Branson visitors have enjoyed lavish productions at Sight & Sound Theatre. The company plans to broadcast its production of “Jesus” on TBN on May 13, for one night only. The production ...

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Several good Christian movies available for viewing this weekend

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There’s a lot of trash available on streaming devices and television. Sometimes it’s easy to spend 30 minutes looking for something decent to watch on Netflix, Prime or television. Here are five ...

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Egyptian TV series El-Nehaya shows Israel, U.S. destroyed

Israel is almost completely destroyed and millions of Jews slaughtered in the Egyptian science fiction drama El-Nehaya. The program, which has seen high ratings in Egypt and across the Islamic world, was ...

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The Chosen tops our top 5 family things for May

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Have you ever watched a television series that was good at the beginning, great by the second act and left you begging for more when the credits rolled? Such is the case ...

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Faith-based musical “A Week Away” will be shown on Netflix

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Netflix has acquired “A Week Away,” a faith-based musical which has been compared to the smash hit “High School Musical.”  The idea for the movie came from Christian singer and Alan Powell, ...

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‘The Chosen’ streaming series on Jesus surges in popularity

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The series “The Chosen” has surged into the top-tier of well-known and popular productions that people are watching. VidAngel, the family-friendly streaming app, and original content studio, recently announced that it’s series ...

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From the Lincoln Highway to a Scottish revival: Five free documentaries on Youtube

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During the stay-at-home orders, I have had more time in the evenings. It has allowed both Dwight and me to research many topics for which we had long wanted to learn more ...

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‘The English Game’ series tells history of English soccer

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One of the best new series on Netflix spotlights a slice of little-known English history and a sporting game that rarely gets front-page coverage in the U.S. Titled The English Game, the ...

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4 Christian companies offering free streaming and video in April

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If your only definition of streaming is “Netflix,” then April is a great time to try something new. That’s because multiple family-friendly services — including four of the best ones — are ...

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From John Adams to Bobby Flay, here’s what our readers are watching on television

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Dwight and I have said that we do not want this “stay at home” order to go to waste. We have garden work, back log of business duties, and home projects to ...

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