Singing Nun Covers “Like a Virgin”

Sister Cristina Scuccia, a nun who won Season Two of the Italian version of The Voice this past June, just released the first video for her upcoming album… and it’s a cover of Madonna‘s “Like a Virgin.”

Well played, Sister…



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I Saw Left Behind So You Don’t Have To

Over the weekend, I went to go see Left Behind. That’s right, I paid for a goddamn ticket to see Left Behind. (The things I do for you people…)

We’ll be discussing the movie on the podcast soon, but I wanted to get a few thoughts out while it’s all fresh in my mind.

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God’s Not Dead 2 Will Be Out Next Year, Says Studio Head

The movie that featured a comical caricature of an atheist college professor will soon be resurrected:



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Amy Poehler’s Next Show May Be About an Agnostic Woman Who Inherits a Church

… and that headline’s pretty much all we know about it. Deadline has the bare-bones story:



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Christian Movies Are Backfiring on Their Own Terms

In the past year, we’ve seen the released of two high-profile Christian movies: God’s Not Dead and Left Behind. It’s easy to make the argument that both movies fail at their core mission — to convert heathens into believers — because they’re just plain awful. Left Behind has a 2% positive rating on Rotten Tomatoes while God’s Not Dead is at 17%. (By way of comparison, Gone Girl is at 87%.)

But there’s a more compelling reason the filmmakers’ missions are backfiring on them, says Edwin Lyngar at Salon:

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