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Entertainment consumers say media pushes stereotypes of religion

A staggaring 80% of entertainment consumers would like to see fewer religious stereotypes and more faith-based movies, according to a HarrisX poll conducted in collaboration with the Faith & Media Initiative. The ...

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New film “Forty-Seven Days with Jesus” in theaters mid-March

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“Forty-Seven Days with Jesus,” a movie starring several cast members from “The Chosen,” will arrive in theaters in time for the Easter season. More than 800 theaters nationwide are scheduled to present ...

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“Someone Like You,” is first movie based on Kingsbury novel

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“Someone Like You,” the first major movie based on a book by bestselling author Karen Kingsbury, is scheduled to be released in theaters on April 2. “We’re excited about it,” Kingsbury says. ...

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Churches must tackle porn, says app founder

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The use of pornography has become a “civilizational crisis” that churches need to address, according to Ronald DeHaas, founder and CEO of the accountability app Covenant Eyes. DeHaas, who also serves as ...

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Amazon Prime makes huge play for faith-based audience

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With a new production pact, Amazon is making a major bet on faith-based entertainment and hopes to create a pipeline of Christian-focused films and television shows. Amazon MGM Studios announced this week ...

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Popular rapper Daddy Yankee leaves music to share Gospel

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Although most Americans may not be familiar with Latin rapper Daddy Yankee (Ramón Luis Ayala Rodríguez), he has more than 100 million followers on social media. He recently announced that he is ...

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Streaming service will focus on the hope and heart of Christmas this season

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The hope and heart of Christmas is the theme of this year’s holiday lineup on the faith-based network Great American Pure Flix. “This is the most wonderful time of the year and ...

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Our favorite Thanksgiving movies

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Holiday movies are typically associated with Christmas.  Sit back and enjoy one of our favorite Thanksgiving-themed films or TV shows. Available on streaming services like Hulu, Netflix or Amazon Prime, broadcast on ...

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The Martin Scorsese movie Disney and China don’t want you to see

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Few directors in Hollywood have more power than Martin Scorsese, the Oscar-winning director of box office hits “Goodfellas,” “Casino,” “The Departed,” and “The Wolf of Wall Street.” But even the legendary filmmaker ...

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Why “Barbie” director is wrong choice to direct “Narnia” reboot

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Many people are excited by the news that “Barbie” director Greta Gerwig will be directing the first two “Narnia” movies for Netflix, but a look at her filmography shows she is the wrong ...

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Stay away from “Barbie” movie, Movieguide founder warns parents

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“Barbie” earned more than $155 million at the box office last weekend. However, a leading Christian film critic is warning families to avoid seeing it. “The movie is worse than you could ...

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The coming death of cable news

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For more than a quarter-century, we’ve been hearing predictions about the demise of cable—and with it, cable news. A Pew Research article from 2000 showed the trends began more than 30 years ago, when ...

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New GateZero video game brings world of Jesus to life

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Most Americans, especially young people, spend far more time playing video games than reading the Bible. The innovative new game GateZero will immerse players in scripture by transporting them back to the ...

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Including faith element has helped Karen Kingsbury sell more than 25 million books

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Many modern novels come up short by ignoring the faith of their characters, bestselling author Karen Kingsbury said. “A story well told has the physical, intellectual, emotional and the spiritual content,” she ...

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New movie “Between Mercy and Me” helps Christians address racial issues

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A new movie being released shortly after the upcoming Juneteenth celebration will help Christians have honest conversations about sensitive racial issues. “Between Mercy and Me” features an original musical score and standout musical ...

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Pure Flix, Great American Media announce merger

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Pure Flix and Great American Media are two of the largest companies providing family-friendly entertainment. Now they are joining forces. The Sony-owned Pure Flix is a faith-based streaming service. Great American Media ...

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Chris Pratt looks to Jesus for handling criticism of Christians

Actor Chris Pratt has a good role model for handling ridicule from non-Christians. Pratt, 43, told entertainment outlet Page Six last week that he always thinks back to the story of Jesus and the ...

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Big George Foreman movie: Fame, tragedy, triumph, second chances

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Most know George Foreman as an Olympic gold medalist, twice World Heavyweight Boxing Champion, TV grill pitchman, and philanthropist. But a near-death experience forever altered his life’s trajectory. Sony’s new biopic conveys ...

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“Annie” offers a lot to love in family-friendly musical at the Kaufmann

There is a lot to love in the Broadway show Annie which opened April 18 at the Kaufmann Center for the Performing Arts. The national production is enjoyable for both adults and ...

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The Lake of the Ozarks to get $300 million “Oasis” family fun development 

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Families soon will have more reasons than just boating, swimming and fishing to visit the Lake of the Ozarks. Developers have announced plans for the Oasis at Lakeport development. The $300 million ...

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Americans identifying  as LGBT doubled in past 10 years

Twice as many Americans now identify as LGBT than a decade ago, a new Gallup poll found. The share of Americans who identify as LGBT reached a record 7.2 percent in 2022 ...

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Kansas City’s AMC Theatres to charge you more for better seats

Moviegoers looking for good seats soon will have to pay more at Kansas City-based AMC Theatres. The three-tiered seating system announced this week includes “value sightline, standard sightline and preferred sightline sections,” ...

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New film ‘Why the Nativity’ take world by storm ahead of Christmas

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After premiering Thanksgiving, the docudrama film Why the Nativity has been viewed by more than 12 million people on YouTube alone. And its not stopping. Produced by Turning Point, the broadcast ministry ...

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Mark Wahlberg’s faith-based “Father Stu” rereleased as PG-13

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Some viewers stayed away from Mark Wahlberg’s faith-based movie “Father Stu” earlier this year because of its strong language. The true story is back in theaters, but this time in a PG-13 ...

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Non-stop entertainment options available now through Christmas

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As the song says, it’s Christmas in Kansas City. From holiday music to light displays to ice skating, families have plenty of entertainment options between now and December 25. These are a ...

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