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News, reviews, and interviews on feature films and documentaries.

The Young Messiah

By Emily Belz
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Movies | The Young Messiah is a movie about Jesus as a 7-year-old and opens with the line, “Inspired by Scripture.” So first things first: Any depiction of Jesus as…

Gods of Egypt

By Bob Brown
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Movies | The last time we heard from the gods of Egypt, the Lord was executing judgments against them through the business end of Moses’ and Aaron’s staffs. Ra…

Silenzio on the set

By Emily Belz
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Movies | The battle to make a film is even harder when the budget is small and the story—like that of The Young Messiah —is treading biblical ground

Hollywood’s elite get skewered

By Megan Basham
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Movies | The Oscars took a back seat as Chris Rock chided the glitterati for their lack of diversity

Race takes too long to hit its stride

By Bob Brown
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Movies | Twenty summer Olympiads ago, Jesse Owens sprinted and jumped to an historic four gold medals. The new biopic Race tracks Owens’ life in the three years leading…

Box Office Top 10

By The Editors
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Movies | For the weekend of Feb. 12-14 according to Box Office Mojo

Eddie the Eagle

By Emily Belz
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Movies | Eddie the Eagle is a cliché sports movie, but the good kind of cliché, like your mom’s cookie recipe she makes over and over. The movie’s tropes…

Providence

By Bob Brown
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Movies | Without audible dialogue, the independent Christian film Providence tells a story of God’s sovereign guidance throughout the lives of two off-and-on-again…

Deadpool

By Sophia Lee
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Movies | That Deadpool is not your typical Marvel film is clear within the first minute. The opening credits, rolled over a slow-panning freeze-shot of men soon to be…

Epic renewal

By Megan Basham
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Movies | Risen may give new life to Bible epics

Zoolander 2 wallows in mire

By Bob Brown
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Movies | Zoolander 2 , like its predecessor, makes well-deserved sport of Americans’ obsession with outward appearances. Unfortunately, the new film often resorts to…

Michael Moore’s Where to Invade Next is a misguided offensive

By Bob Brown
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Movies | Michael Moore’s documentaries have made the Oscar-winning director the darling of liberals and a punching bag for conservatives. His new film, Where to

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