“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...]

Father Robert Barron’s Latest Project! Here’s a Clip From “Pivotal Players”

Fr. Robert Barron

Wow.  Just wow.Father Robert Barron's award-winning ten-part documentary series CATHOLICISM has been seen by millions and is now being used as an essential resource for the Church's teaching and evangelization effort.Now there's a new project in the works at Fr. Barron's Word on Fire Catholic Ministries.  From the website: In Spring 2014, Father Barron is beginning a new journey to unlock the truth behind the Catholic Church’s most influential people. CATHOLICISM: The Pivotal Players is … [Read more...]

The Heartthrob and the Pope: Antonio Banderas to Play Role of Pope Francis

Antonio Banderas

News out of Spain, courtesy of Religion News Service:A new feature film on the life of Pope Francis is being planned.  The $12 million biopic "Call Me Francesco" will be filmed in Spanish, and will be directed by Italian director Daniele Luchetti, who has made some of Italy's highest-grossing movies.  The movie will be filmed in various locations including Italy and Argentina.And one name being considered for the title role is sexy Spanish superstar Antonio Banderas.Religion News … [Read more...]