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Saving Mr. Banks

Saving Mr. Banks

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Movies | From the moment that east wind begins to blow, Emma Thompson’s portrayal of Mary Poppins creator P.L. Travers is both inspired and deliciously funny. As her…

Notable Books

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Books | Four recent Christian novels

Loving your enemies

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Movies | The film version of Ender’s Game goes heavy on the theme of tolerance, while the book’s author receives anything but

Captain Phillips

Captain Phillips

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Movies | As Captain Phillips (Tom Hanks) boards his massive cargo liner stacked with Maersk freight and climbs to his cabin, he halfheartedly checks several gate…

Mountains and valleys

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Marriage | Ed and Barbara Patterson used their differences and difficult circumstances to draw closer to Christ and each other

Notable Books

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Books | Four new memoirs by Christian Southerners

Foyle’s War

Foyle’s War

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Television | It doesn’t take a sleuth to discover why British mystery series Foyle’s War has made it to an eighth season on PBS’s Masterpiece Theater . For a decade now,

The Spectacular Now

The Spectacular Now

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Movies | When asked about this film’s journey to the big screen, screenwriter Scott Neustadter explains: “It was much easier to sell network execs on a film…

Planes

Planes

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Movies | Let’s say this upfront: Planes isn’t a Pixar production. But with John Lasseter—chief creative officer at both Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios—as…

Notable Books

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Books | Four recent books on American history

Cedar Cove

Cedar Cove

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Television | With over 170 million books in print, Debbie Macomber has proven that when it comes to romance stories, the word “romance” doesn’t have to equal…

20 Feet from Stardom

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Documentary | Her voice trembling, eyes watering, Merry Clayton admits, “I felt that if I just gave my heart to what I was doing, I would automatically be a star.”

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