Coach Lad: The Real Story of the Coach Portrayed in ‘When The Game Stands Tall’

In his 33 years at De La Salle High School in California, Bob “Coach Lad” Ladouceur became one of the most successful high school coaches in the nation. His 399-25-3 record ranks the most victories in California history, including 29 North Coast Section championships, 17 California State championships and the longest winning streak in the history of high school sports. Five different times, both USA Today and Fox Sports Net voted De La Salle the No. 1 team in the nation; the Spartans finished in … [Read More...]


Watch the Trailer for ‘When The Game Stands Tall’

When the Game Stands Tall opens in theaters everywhere Friday. … [Read More...]


What Makes a Great Sports Movie?

What makes a great sports movie? Is it passion?Chariots of FireOr the invincible spirit of a dreamer?Rudy  Is it the courage to get back up?RockyOr the heart of an unexpected champion?Seabiscuit Or is it all of the above? Check out When The Game Stands Tall coming to theaters August 22. … [Read More...]


5 Best Coaches in Football Movies

5. Coach Gary Gaines (Billy Bob Thornton) in Friday Night Lights4. Coach Herman Boone (Denzel Washington) in Remember the Titans3. Coach Tony D'Amato (Al Pachino) in Any Given Sunday2. Coach Jack Lengyel (Matthew McConaughey) in We Are Marshall1. Coach Dick Vermeil (Greg Kinnear) in Invincible  Check out Jim Caviezel as Coach Bob Ladouceur in When The Game Stands TallBrought to you by our sponsor When the Game Stands Tall. … [Read More...]

American Bible Challenge – Watch Host Jeff Foxworthy Talk About His Personal Faith

American Bible Challenge airs on the Game Show Network (GSN) Thursdays at 8/7centralThis post is part of a promotional campaign for the American Bible Challenge … [Read More...]

Video: Watch the Trailer for ‘Heaven is For Real’

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Video: Faith Leaders Praise ‘Noah’

We've heard from a few faith leaders speaking out against 'Noah,' most of whom haven't even seen it.Now Paramount is releasing a video of faith leaders who have seen the film and their reactions. … [Read More...]

“Grace Unplugged” – The Prodigal Daughter

by Patti Maguire ArmstrongThis was first posted in The Integrated Catholic LifeImagine that the father of the “Prodigal Son” from Scripture once partied like a rock star before converting to the goodness of a Godly life.  He taught his sons well, sharing the emptiness of his past as a place never to wander. But one son, thinking his Father to be boringly conservative, leaves for the bright lights and all that goes with it. Imagine the Father’s heartbreak after bringing a greater truth to … [Read More...]

Movies: What Every Dad Should See

By Phil BoatwrightThis was first posted in the Baptist Press"Grace Unplugged" is the tale of a former rock star's 18-year-old prodigal daughter who wants to find her own fame.Grace Trey, portrayed by A.J. Michalka of "Super 8" and "The Lovely Bones" lineage, is a member of her dad's praise and worship team, but the gifted singer and musician heeds the call of the secular music world. After she gets the music break of a lifetime and is thrust into the "real world," her faith is … [Read More...]

Now You See Me Eisenberg

Oscar Nominee Jesse Eisenberg on Occupy Wall Street, “Zombieland 2,” and making movie magic

In the new film Now You See Me, Jesse Eisenberg stars as a tightly-wound magician whose performances with three colleagues earns him nationwide attention and notoriety. Eisenberg, who previously earned an Oscar nod for his performance as Mark Zuckerberg in The Social Network (2010), recently visited D.C. to talk about his new heist film.During the interview, several other local critics and I spoke to Eisenberg about the connections between his new film and the Occupy movement, his past … [Read More...]