The film "Free State of Jones," opening this Friday, gives viewers a look into the life and faith of Mississippi farmer Newt Knight, played by Matthew McConaughey, who through his role was able to openly share the faith and passion of his revolutionary character.
The epic action drama is based on Oscar-nominated writer/director Gary Ross' original screenplay that tells the extraordinary story of Newt Knight, a Southern farmer who becomes a leader that inspires a rebellion. The film explores the issues of class inequality and race relations that permeated the South during the Civil War. It also tells the story of men and women during this tenuous time who have strong faith in God and who are dealing with the moral struggle of inequality and the laws they are forced to follow.
"Free State of Jones" shows Knight rallying those who believe that "…no man ought to tell another man what he's got to live for – or what he's got to die for." He and his men fought for freedom, equality, and the ideal that "…no one can own a child of God." more >>
"Independence Day: Resurgence" has been billed as a sequel 20 years in the making. However early critics reviews have not been kind to the long awaited sequel to the 1996 film.
But why has the sequel failed where the original "Independence Day" succeeded? It has all the makings of a great sci-fi film, yet it seems to have fallen into the same traps other sequels have found themselves in this year.
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It's not often Christian films take on romance in a comical way, but the first look at the new trailer for "In-Lawfully Yours" shows that a group of millennials at Regent University teamed up with Home Theater Films to do just that.
Set to arrive on DVD and Digital HD on Sept. 6, "In-Lawfully Yours" features an all-star cast including Chelsey Crisp ("Fresh off the Boat"), Marilu Henner ("Taxi," "Brooklyn Nine-Nine") and Corbin Bernsen ("LA Law," "Psych," "Major League") along with Philip Boyd ("Tyler Perry's The Have and the Have Nots") and Joe Williamson ("Grey's Anatomy").
The new flick, produced by the creators of Christian Mingle, seeks to get viewers to discover the joys of falling in love in unexpected places in the style of an enchanting romantic comedy. more >>
Kids once learned lessons about life through books. That's still the case for many children, but for the rest of them, movies have helped fill the gap.
That can be scary thought when you consider what Hollywood is putting in theaters, but for families who watched Finding Dory — which set an opening-weekend box office record for an animated movie — it's a good thing.
The Disney/Pixar flick is full of positive life lessons for both children and adults, as I discovered when I took my 8-year-old son to it on opening night. As we drove home, he and I discussed what we could take away from a film that, yes, was both entertaining and hilarious but that also had a great message. more >>
So far, Marvel has been very protective about what information has gone out regarding its "Doctor Strange" solo film. However, new information about the film has recently been announced.
According to the first synopsis of the film, "Doctor Strange" will follow the story of a talented neurosurgeon by the name of Doctor Stephen Strange. If the story should follow his comic book origins, the movie should be split into several parts.
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The film "Miracles From Heaven," which recounts the real-life story of 12-year-old Annabel Beam's medical miracle and her near-death experience after she fell into a tree, made its digital debut this week and will be available on Blu-ray and DVD next month.
Annabel suffered from a pseudo-obstruction motility disorder for years and was unable to eat, using feeding tubes for nutrition. But after her near-death experience she was subsequently cured of her disorder — a miracle Anna said she was told would happen by Jesus while unconscious and in Heaven.
While the film takes theatrical liberties with Annabel's descriptions of Heaven, Chissy Beam, the 12-year-old's mother who is played by actress Jennifer Garner, told The Christian Post that it gives viewers an in-depth look at the pain the Beam family suffered and how their faith sustained them during the crisis. more >>