Exclusive Clip: ‘The Good Catholic’

Watch how their love story begins–and find out how it ends in theaters soon! Read more

Watching the Glass Castle With St. Paul

Anyone whose family has been touched by eccentric parenting — to put it lightly — is sure to enjoy the newly released Lionsgate film The Glass Castle in the same way folks with two kids are mesmerized by super-sized family reality shows:  My crazy is nothing compared to their crazy, many are sure to say about the film based on the best-selling memoir written by former New York Magazine’s gossip columnist Jeanette Walls.  The book, which shares the movie’s title, had… Read more

NatGeo’s “The Long Road Home” in the Works

National Geographic released a sneak peek trailer of the network’s global scripted event series, “The Long Road Home,” based on Martha Raddatz’s New York Times best-seller. Production began in March in Fort Hood, Texas, and relives a heroic fight for survival during the Iraq War when the 1st Cavalry Division from Fort Hood, Texas, was ferociously ambushed on April 4, 2004, in Sadr City, Baghdad — a day that became known in military annals as “Black Sunday.” The series, which… Read more

“The Stray”: One Dog Changes Everything For Struggling Family

Attention dog lovers: A cute, family-friendly movie based on an incredible true story is coming to theaters Oct. 6! Check out the trailer:   The Stray tells the inspiring true story of a stray dog, “Pluto,” who appears from out of nowhere just in time to save a family that is falling apart. Pluto is not only a guard dog – he’s a guardian angel. Sometimes help comes in the most unlikely forms. Sometimes prayers  are answered in the most… Read more

Exclusive Sneak Peek: NatGeo’s GENIUS Continues to Unfold

NatGeo’s first scripted series, GENIUS, has been a riveting, deep dive into the life and mind of one of the greatest thinkers of our time–the one and only Albert Einstein. But all good things must come to an end. The season will end June 20. We expect that the remainder of this series will be nothing less than genius, as the incredible talent involved in bringing Eintein’s story to life has practically redefined the biopic genre. Here is an exclusive, sneak peak of… Read more

“13 Reasons Why” Is Dangerous

As Youth Leaders, we see first-hand how teens are continuously being bombarded, like never before, with a vast variety of mixed messages from a vast variety of sources. With this in mind, the degree to which culture has the ability to influence teenagers is higher than ever before. Every once in a while, one of these “influencers” gains a substantial voice in teenage culture. Recently, that voice has come in the form of a Netflix series called 13 Reasons Why. Since bursting on… Read more

Was Science Einstein’s God? An Interview with Ron Howard and Gigi Pritzker on the Faith of Albert Einstein

by Megan Schmidt The man who dedicated his life to solving the great mysteries of the universe remains a mystery to most of us. Although Albert Einstein is probably the most beloved scientist to have ever lived — what do we really know about him? We know his famous formula, e=MC2, that he married his first cousin, and that he had a playful sense of humor — which the public got a glimpse of in this iconic photo of him… Read more

Could ‘Arrival’ Be the Blueprint for Our Collective Spiritual Awakening?

by Sam Rader, PhD Since I saw the film “Arrival” a couple months ago, I can’t get it out of my head. It is changing the way I think, much in the same way that the protagonist’s worldview changes as she learns the language of the aliens she is studying. The film outlines both the possibility for, and the necessity of, international and intergalactic cooperation, as well as introducing a new orientation to time that is nonlinear. The effect for… Read more

“The Blue Jay” Sings: Dealing With Abortion in a Beautifully Human Way

by Sarah Johnson The Blue Jay, a romance written by one of its lead actors, Mark Duplass, tells the story of two high school sweethearts who meet again by chance 20 years after graduation.  The pair catch up over coffee at a local diner called The Blue Jay where Sarah Paulson shines as the other wing of this estranged, yet oddly familiar, duo. While the coffee is “awful,” according to the dialogue that is at times, tense and at other… Read more

“Religion of Sports” Gets Greenlight for Second Season

On the heels of a successful debut season, AT&T*AUDIENCE® Network gives the greenlight on a second season of “Religion of Sports.” The second season of the original documentary series will air later this year exclusively on DIRECTV, DIRECTV NOW and AT&T U-Verse. The show is executive produced by New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, Pro Football Hall of Famer Michael Strahan and award-winning filmmaker Gotham Chopra, “Religion of Sports” drew excellent reviews from critics and fans alike, prompting the decision… Read more