Saving Society’s “Disposable” Kids: Filmmaker Brian Ivie Discusses “The Drop Box”

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(All photos property of The Drop Box Film/Focus on the Family) On June 20, 2011, USC filmmaking student Brian Ivie was eating his breakfast cereal and reading the Los Angeles Times when he came across a story titled “South Korean Pastor Tends an Unwanted Flock.” It shared the actions of Pastor Jong-rak Lee, who had [Read More...]

Being a Saint Doesn’t Mean You Were Never a Sinner: A Review of “St. Vincent”

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Vincent McKenna (Bill Murray) lives like a slob.  He smokes, drinks, gambles, and curses too much.  He’s rude to his neighbors and people in general. And he cavorts with a prostitute.  Despite all these negative qualities, he is the title character in the film “St. Vincent,” written and directed by Theodore Melfi. So what exactly [Read More...]

UPDATE: WIN A FREE COPY of “The Good Lie” starring Reese Witherspoon

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UPDATE: Congratulations to our winners Doug H. and Nancy! The contest is now closed. —————————————————————————————————- We’ve got a special opportunity for you this holiday season: you can win a free DVD of “The Good Lie” starring Reese Witherspoon in our blog contest. All you have to do is leave a comment below saying why you’d [Read More...]

Finding Strength in Sticking Together: A Review of “The Good Lie”

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“How long shall it be till the end of these troubles?” That’s a quote from the Book of Daniel that’s spoken by a refugee from the Sudanese Civil War in the new movie “The Good Lie” – and it accurately reflects the violence and hardship endured by boys and girls there throughout those horrific times. [Read More...]


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