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

Poltergeist scares up few thrills

By Bob Brown
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Movies | When horror-thriller movies are a dime a dozen, it takes a shiny penny to stand out in the roll. A dull Poltergeist doesn’t stack up to recent spooky spools…

Stunning new Mad Max installment shortchanges story

By Bob Brown
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Movies | Mad Max: Fury Road sets new industry standards in costumes and vehicular action sequences, cranking lavish special effects up to 11—with 3D glasses, up to…

Hot Pursuit

By Bob Brown
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Movies | From its opening scene, Hot Pursuit is so slow-moving (“How slow is it?!”) Al Cowlings could have outrun it in his white Ford Bronco. Even so, the well-cast…

Where Hope Grows

By Ian C. Bloom
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Movies | Christian cinephiles have long skirted the admonishment of Philippians 4:8 (to focus on matters virtuous and beautiful) in order to engage movies that are…

Far from the Madding Crowd

By Sophia Lee
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Movies | Far from the Madding Crowd has everything you’d expect from an English period drama: the charming dresses and hats; spectacular cinematography of…

Box Office Top 10

By The Editors
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Movies | For the weekend of May 8-10 according to Box Office Mojo

Making movies that save lives

By Warren Cole Smith
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Q&A | Producer Eduardo Verastegui talks about bringing pro-life values to the big screen

Growing up Christian in Hollywood

By Warren Cole Smith
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Q&A | Little Boy star Jakob Salvati and his father talk about the movie business

True Story is a thin, narcissistic tale

By Bob Brown
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Movies | True Story is an unsatisfying account of real-life reporter Mike Finkel’s fall from grace and bid to find redemption. The movie, based on his book by the…

Avengers: Age of Ultron

By Emily Whitten
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Movies | In this PG-13 sequel to The Avengers (2012), Marvel’s misfits are back to save the world—or at least keep it entertained for a few hours with 3-D action…

Noble effort

By Megan Basham
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Movies | Biopic of children’s crusader is effective but difficult to relate to 

Ex Machina

By Sophia Lee
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Movies | What makes humans, human? What is the essence of humanity that sets man apart from all other creatures? Ex Machina , an intellectually stimulating, visually…

 
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