James Horner, composer for Star Trek, Aliens, An American Tail, Braveheart, Titanic and many more, has passed away


Sad, sad news. James Horner, who composed the music for well over a hundred films — winning two Oscars and co-writing hit songs like ‘Somewhere Out There’ and ‘My Heart Will Go On’ along the way — passed away in a plane crash yesterday.

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Watch: Romans, Zealots, priests and Christians meet for an epic showdown in the A.D. The Bible Continues finale


A.D. The Bible Continues had less viewers than ever for its season finale last night.

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Watch: The final episode of digital talk show Beyond A.D.


In the final episode of Beyond A.D., host Jason Kennedy discusses last week’s episode of A.D. The Bible Continues with John Gray (who also appeared in the fourth episode of Beyond A.D.) and John and Lisa Bevere. The show also features a new clip from tonight’s episode of A.D. and a musical performance by Charles Jenkins.

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A.D. The Bible Continues — season one, episode eleven


Season 1, Episode 11 — ‘Rise Up’
Acts 8-9

Editing Acts, redux. The eleventh episode of A.D. The Bible Continues covers two stories from the book of Acts, including one that would have been covered three episodes ago if the series had followed the narrative sequence in Acts.

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Review: Inside Out (dir. Pete Docter, 2015) marks a return to form — and formula — for sequel-driven Pixar


The last few years have been kind of dispiriting for old-time Pixar fans (i.e. people like me who remember seeing Tin Toy at animation festivals before it became the first computer-animated film to win the Oscar for best animated short).

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Watch: Cornelius and his family speak in tongues, and more, in two new clips from A.D. The Bible Continues


Four months ago, I wondered if A.D. The Bible Continues would show Cornelius and his family speaking in tongues before Peter baptizes them. I could think of several other films that had depicted the conversion of Cornelius, but none that had really depicted this particular miracle. And, well, now we have our answer: it does!

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