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Show on Rubik’s Cube and the people who solve it is intriguing, mind-blowing and inspiring

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I received my first Rubik’s Cube when I was about 10. The U.S. was still in the midst of the “cube craze,” and children from coast to coast were wanting one, even ...

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AMC Theaters to reopen with 15 cent movie tickets on opening day

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Life is slowly returning to normal and one big indicator is the movie theater. AMC theaters has announced their locations across the country are scheduled to start a phased reopening. Approximately 300 ...

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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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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Just Mercy’ and the pursuit of real justice

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Just Mercy is based on a book of the same name written by the Bryan Stevenson, a legal advocate who’s spent the better part of three decades crusading for the rights and ...

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Longtime attorney disputes claims that Norma McCorvey faked pro-life views

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Norma McCorvey, better known as Jane Roe in the Roe v. Wade abortion decision, was back in the news this week. In leaked excerpts of the FX documentary “AKA Jane Roe,” producer ...

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Newest film adaptation of Jane Austen’s ‘Emma’ is a funny delight

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When it comes to cinematic adaptations of Jane Austen novels, you can usually count on a few things: an unlikely romance, a rejected marriage proposal, the importance of having an amiable dancing ...

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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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Jump Shot: The Kenny Sailors story and basketball’s classic move

He needed to be taller than his big brother. He needed to fly. He would invent the jump shot as we know it. Back then, in the 1930s, the game of basketball ...

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‘Pandemic’ documentary is an eerie must-watch during the current crisis

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The best new entry to the Netflix lineup is a documentary series that won’t leave you laughing or even cheering — although it’s so engrossing that you might binge it until the ...

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Richard Jewell: A true story of how the media and FBI destroyed a life

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Richard Jewell just wanted to help people. Ever since he was a boy growing up in Georgia, Richard looked up to law enforcement. While other kids were dreaming of becoming astronauts or ...

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Actor Ben Affleck fills void in life by returning to church

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Actor Ben Affleck, who stars in the new movie “The Way Back,” also has found the way back to church. “I go to the Methodist Church, [my] kids [are] baptized, and I ...

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Powerful faith-based ‘I Still Believe’ leads March family-friendly lineup

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The 2018 faith-based movie I Can Only Imagine opened at No. 3, earned a rare A+ CinemaScore rating from moviegoers, and became the highest-grossing film ever released by the Erwin Brothers. So ...

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The Call of the Wild unites Harrison Ford with a St. Bernard named Buck

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“Never was there such a dog,” says grizzled Yukon explorer John Thornton, admiring the antics of Buck, the canine star of “The Call of the Wild“. Indeed not. For the Buck in ...

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‘Night on Earth’ leads ‘5 Family-Friendly Things’

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Most nature documentaries film their animal subjects during the daytime. That way, the filmmaker can easily capture the unique characteristics and exquisite colors of the animals — and the viewer at home ...

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Film ‘Burden’ tackles true story of Klansman who finds Jesus

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A gripping new film hits select theaters in February and it’s already getting excellent reviews. “Burden,” is a ground-breaking story of former KKK member whose life was transformed after forming a friendship ...

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New movie explores spiritual and political journey of Justice Clarence Thomas

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Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is the focus of a compelling story being told in a new documentary. Thomas, who attended seminary in Missouri, is one of the most intriguing Justices on ...

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1917 takes you on a journey through the ‘war to end all wars’

For many, The Great War, also known as the War to End All Wars or World War I as it was later known,  serves as the most tragic of human events and ...

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Actor Jamie Foxx hopes to see people united by faith

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Jamie Foxx, who stars in the new movie “Just Mercy,” wants to see Christianity unite people instead of dividing them. He recently said in an interview that growing up in Texas, attending church ...

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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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“Christmas at the ‘Chateau’ on Showtime filmed in St. Joseph with local cast and crew

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Christmas movies seem to air around the clock at this time of year, but a new romantic comedy on Showtime will hit close to home for local viewers. “Christmas at the Chateau” ...

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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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