World War II Hero Louis Zamperini wanted Angelina Jolie's "Unbroken" to reach everyone and not just Christians, as he hoped that ultimately his remarkable life story would deliver the message of Christ to people of all faiths.
The forthcoming film, slated for release in the U.S. on Christmas Day, is a war drama about the late Zamperini's phenomenal journey as an Olympian runner-turned-American World War II prisoner of war survivor. It is based on Laura Hillenbrand's best-selling book Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption.
"He had a very specific philosophy about this film. If Jesus Christ came up in the film, if that was the message specifically, that it would be a film made for Christians and other people may not want to see it if they're not ready to have that message," Zamperini's daughter Cynthia Garris said at a press conference in New York last week. more >>
Making faith based movies can be a risky decision when it comes to funding and cost. If you are a Christian then you certainly have watched some great films growing up. Most faith based films have good intentions and send a positive message through their film.
Most Christian films that are released in time usually revolve around the birth and life of Jesus Christ. The music being played praised the Lord. Giving you a feel-good vibe and increasing your faith in God. Whether you have seen these films or not, be sure to watch them. They have wonderful messages that are powerful and speak to the heart.
So be sure to get cozy on your couch and watch these films during the holiday season. It will bring joy to your heart and show you the true meaning for celebrating Thanksgiving and Christmas. Below are 7 recommended Christian films that everyone should see: more >>
Although the 2014 "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" reboot movie may have not blown away critics, the movie did earn high in box office sales enabling it to grab a spot on the list of this year's top grossing films. The obviously has pushed the franchise on for a sequel.
As expected, Paramount Pictures has already announced that it would make a sequel to the title. According to GeeksofDoom.com, the studio has now opted to sign "Earth to Echo" director David Green to helm the next installment of TMNT.
Although, Josh Applebaum and Andre Nemec will return to their spot in the project as screenwriters and executive producers, the site added. more >>
Meagan Good is excited to see the Whitney Houston movie on Lifetime next month and expressed herself by reminding people about God's view of celebrities.
Houston, the 48-year-old recording artist and actress who died in 2012, will be the focus of the film titled "Whitney" directed by actress Angela Bassett. While former "America's Next Top Model" contestant and actress Yaya DaCosta will star as the main character, singer Deborah Cox will provide the vocals to Houston's music featured in the movie.
Good, the 33-year-old Christian actress, took to her Instagram account to post stills from the upcoming Lifetime movie, speaking about her excitement for people to see the film. more >>
In light of e-mail hacking activities going on this week, a rather surprising detail was picked up by the hackers and leaked to the web. This concerns about two major film studios discussing about Spider-Man joining the character's list on the upcoming superhero flick "Captain America: Civil War."
A report from The Wall Street Journal indicated that Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures Entertainment have had talks about the Spider-Man character joining his allies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
"The e-mails reveal extensive discussions between executives at Sony and Marvel owner Walt Disney, all the way up to their respective chief executives Kaz Hirai and Robert Iger," the publication wrote. more >>
One of this year's biggest cinema hits, "Guardians of the Galaxy," has announced that the film is already available on DVD.
In light of this announcement, cast member Michael Rooker (space bandit Yondu Udonta) was called on for talks with film review websites Tribute.ca and Screenrant.com to discuss his character and its future in the upcoming sequel of GOTG.
Director James Gunn had actually Rooker in mind when he wrote about Yondu. more >>