The Star is coming to Blu-ray and DVD next month

Some details on the disc’s bonus features, plus an update on the film’s box-office performance. Read more

Watch: The first full trailer for Samson

The film comes to theatres across North America on February 16. Read more

The top ten posts at FilmChat in 2017

Readers were particularly interested in posts about The Shack and The Case for Christ. Read more

2018 Film Journal

As per my 2017 Journal, videos and DVDs are in italics. Films I saw for the first time have an asterisk (*) next to them. Not counting extras and promo items. Jan Jan 1 — Black Cop [2017] * Jan 1 — Fail to Appear * Jan 1 — Gregoire * Jan 1 — Les Faux Tatouages [aka Fake Tattoos] *Jan 1 — Star Trek: Deep Space Nine [season 3, episodes 13-14] *Jan 2 — Kimi no na wa. [aka… Read more

Watch: New videos look at the making and meaning of The Star

The filmmakers talk about how they re-created the Palestine of first-century BC, and more. Read more

The first poster for Mary Magdalene starring Rooney Mara as Mary Magdalene and Joaquin Phoenix as Jesus

The film opens in the UK, Australia and possibly North America in March. Read more

Watch: Go behind the scenes of Samson and Paul, Apostle of Christ in two new featurettes

Samson comes to theatres February 16, and Paul, Apostle of Christ March 28. Read more

Box office: The Star falls out of the top ten while Star Wars: The Last Jedi has the second-biggest opening of all time

Plus: the animated film Ferdinand — from the makers of Ice Age and Rio — had the worst opening ever for its studio. Read more

Box office: The Star has one of the best holds of the week

There is a good possibility The Star could stay in the top ten until Christmas. Read more

Box office: Coco stays on top during a week with no new wide releases

Coco had one of the steeper second-week slides for a Pixar film, while The Star is still tracking among the top ten “faith-based” films. Read more

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