“Your Heart Is Swollen–You Can’t Let Your Team Down”: Jim Caviezel Talks About His Latest Movie

When the Game Stands Tall

On August 22, theatergoers will be treated to a new sports film from Sony Pictures and Affirm Films, WHEN THE GAME STANDS TALL.Inspired by a true story, the film tells the remarkable journey of legendary football coach Bob Ladouceur, who took the De La Salle High School Spartans from obscurity to a 151-game winning streak that shattered all records for any American sport.I had the opportunity this week to talk with Jim Caviezel, who plays Coach Ladouceur, about the film.  What, I asked … [Read more...]

Production Team to Duck Dynasty: Stop Praying, Start Cursing?

"This," says Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson, "is Hollywood hitting the Kingdom of God."

“They told us to cut Jesus from prayers, to avoid offending Muslims.”That’s what Phil Robertson, the bearded star of the popular A&E reality series Duck Dynasty, told Sports Spectrum magazine in a recent interview.Breitbart quotes from the interview with stars Willie and Phil Robertson, explaining how their words were edited to remove any reference to Jesus: When we prayed, we said, ‘in Jesus’ name, amen.’  I don’t have a verse that says you must always pray in the name of Jesus, but … [Read more...]

A Cut for a Cause: Bush Goes Bald for a Little Boy

President George Bush

Two-year-old Patrick is battling leukemia—and while his prognosis is good, the treatments have caused him to lose his hair.So Patrick’s dad Jon and all of his friends have shaved their hair, so that they would be bald, too.  Patrick’s dad is a member of former President George H.W. Bush’s  security detail—and this week, the 89-year-old former president joined the others in going under the razor to show their solidarity with young Patrick.  He has been empathetic; the senior Bushes lost their … [Read more...]