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Actress Dolores Hart gave Elvis his first on-screen kiss, then became a nun in real life

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It’s one of those fascinating and intriguing factoids of Hollywood history and pop culture that the woman who gave Elvis Presley his first onscreen kiss actually became a nun – a Benedictine ...

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“Jesus Revolution” will be in theaters in February with story of revival and hope              

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The powerful story of the youth revival of the 1960s and 1970s will be told in the new movie “Jesus Revolution,” which will be in theaters in February. The movie tells the ...

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Late actress Angela Lansbury left words of wisdom about life and work

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Beloved actress Angela Lansbury died earlier this week at age 96.  She left behind not only a tremendous body of work in film, television and stage but words of wisdom and inspiration. ...

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Exposure to sexual content in popular movies predicts sexual behavior in adolescence: study

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Researchers at New Hampshire’s Dartmouth College are urging parents to protect their children from sexual content online and in films as they release a new six-year study.  The data shows viewing such ...

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Extraordinary new documentary on Mother Teresa in theaters Oct. 3

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Mother Teresa — one of the most famous figures to emerge from the 20th century for her work helping the poor in India — is the focus of a new documentary that ...

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‘Lifemark’ is boring and unrealistic, even for Christian film standards

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Kirk Cameron‘s adoption movie “Lifemark” has been extended for an extra week after originally being scheduled to close in theaters Sept. 15. The move comes after it was the #4 movie in ...

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How Star Wars’ Jedi were inspired by the Knights Templar and the church

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Star Wars is once again in the spotlight and pulling on nostalgic heartstrings in the new Disney+ limited series Obi-Wan Kenobi, starring Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen. The series follows members of ...

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Sight & Sound Films plans first feature film release for December

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Sight & Sound, which operates life theaters in Branson and Pennsylvania, is expanding into movie production with Sight & Sound Films. Known for creating spectacular family-friendly entertainment experiences, Sight & Sound is ...

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‘Elvis’ looks at faith and foibles at root of cultural icon

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Before he was the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley was a young boy getting his musical beginnings in the small rural town of Tupelo, Mississippi. When he was 13, he ...

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“The Da Vinci Code” star Tom Hanks says it was “hooey”

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Christian scholars criticized Dan Brown’s book “The Da Vinci Code” and the ones that followed as historically inaccurate. It turns out that Tom Hanks, who starred in the movies based on the ...

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‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’ is a cinematic bullet train

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A Shinkansen is an extremely fast bullet train spread all over Japan. They reach high speeds and don’t really stop until they get to their destination. Much like my esoteric statement, Sam ...

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“Cheers” star Kelsey Grammer joins cast of upcoming “Jesus Revolution” movie

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Kelsey Grammer, best known for his roles in “Frasier” and “Cheers,” has been cast as Pastor Chuck Smith in the upcoming film “Jesus Revolution.” “Jesus has been a profound influence in my ...

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National Christian Foundation creates fund for “The Chosen” series

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The multi-season television series “The Chosen” is getting help from a national charity organization to help fund the production. The show has taken the streaming world by storm with its unconventional approach ...

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Movie biopic of C.S. Lewis is brilliant and thoughtful

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The Most Reluctant Convert is based on a successful stage play/monologue written by Max McLean. This filmed version features McLean as an elderly C.S. Lewis who walks viewers back through key dramatized moments ...

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Dune is perhaps the most highly-anticipated sci-fi film since Star Wars: A New Hope

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Frank Herbert’s epic Dune, published in 1965, is (arguably) to sci-fi what Lord of the Rings is to fantasy. This sweeping saga encompasses a riveting tale of politics, revolution, religion, love, loyalty and interstellar civil ...

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‘Show Me the Father’ movie explores good, and bad, parenting

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How do you think of your father?  With love, happiness and respect?  With fear, misery and anger?  Your relationship with your dad can influence your self-image and success.  The Show Me the ...

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“God’s Not Dead: We the People” will be shown in theaters in early October

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“God’s Not Dead: We the People,” the next installment in the popular “God’s Not Dead” film series, will be released in theaters as a Fathom Events showing on October 4-6. The trailer ...

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Gripping ‘Free Burma Rangers’ documentary returns to theaters

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As all eyes on are Afghanistan, Lifeway Films and Deidox Films have announced an encore presentation of the award-winning film “Free Burma Rangers” in theaters September 13. The documentary film won Best ...

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Award-winning film ‘Nine Days’ celebrates beauty of life

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Filmmaker Edson Oda has made a new movie about the gift of life. “Nine Days” premiered at the Sundance Film Festival last year and is captivating audiences in its current theatrical release. ...

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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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New documentary says Canadian church crackdown similar to China

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A new documentary claims that the crackdown on churches by the Canadian government resembles communist China. “The Government War on Worship,” which was released by the Calgary-based Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms, ...

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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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‘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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‘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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