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March 28, 2017
The 2017 Christopher Award winners for TV, Film, and Books Are…
FAMILY TIES AND OVERCOMING ADVERSITY A COMMON THREAD IN 68TH ANNUAL CHRISTOPHER AWARD WINNERS Creators...
February 27, 2017
Jimmy Kimmel Deserves an Emmy For His Job Hosting the Oscars
Thanks to Jimmy Kimmel, last night's Oscars was the most entertaining, least boring ceremony I've...
November 07, 2016
Bill Murray, David Letterman, and the Irish Christening Gown
Bill Murray was in the news last week because his beloved Chicago Cubs finally won...
October 13, 2016
“Priceless” Movie Hopes to Raise Awareness About the Crime of Sex Trafficking
According to the U.S. government, human trafficking is a $150 billion a year industry around...
July 19, 2016
When Ron Burgundy interviewed Jim Caviezel and Treated Him Like Jesus
In light of all the bad news lately, I'm posting something lighter. It's a 12-year-old...
July 14, 2016
The Day the Nuns Met Samuel L. Jackson and Ryan Reynolds
(Photo property IMP Features/Ferry de Kok) While shooting a movie called "The Hitman's Bodyguard" in...
June 27, 2016
Behind All Joy Lies the Cross: A Review of the Film “The Innocents”
While the Soviets helped defeat the Nazis to secure a World War II victory for...
May 26, 2016
A Day Without Death: A Brief Review of the Movie “Risen”
The movie "Risen" was released on DVD this week, so I want to give it...
May 24, 2016
And the Greatest of These is Love: Videos and Reactions to the 2016 Christopher Awards
This was the first year that we promoted the hashtag #ChristopherAwards at the ceremony and...
May 20, 2016
Pictures Galore from the 2016 Christopher Awards, Where Stories of Heart and Courage Dominated
After months of preparation, the 67th annual Christopher Awards took place in New York City...
March 30, 2016
The 2016 Christopher Award Winners Are…
67TH ANNUAL CHRISTOPHER AWARD WINNERS HIGHLIGHT FAMILY, FAITH, COMMUNITY, AND SOCIAL ISSUES NEW YORK, March...
March 17, 2016
Real-life Figure Misrepresented in “Spotlight” Movie Reaches Settlement with Studio
The movie "Spotlight," about the Boston Globe's investigation into the sex abuse scandal in the...
March 16, 2016
Jennifer Garner on Faith, Doubt, and “Miracles From Heaven”
(Photo property of Sony Pictures) The movie "Miracles From Heaven" starring Jennifer Garner opens today....
February 01, 2016
UPDATE: Pope Francis to Appear in Family-Themed Feature Film “Beyond the Sun”
UPDATE 2: Now the Vatican is saying Pope Francis won't be acting in the movie...
January 28, 2016
Escaping Iran, Fighting Lupus, and Relying on the Power of God’s Grace
Mahtob Mahmoody was dying. The auto-immune disease lupus was making her own blood largely incompatible...
January 21, 2016
Helping the Lost & Lonely Find Their Way: A Review of “Creed”
The 1976 film “Rocky” won both a Christopher Award and a Best Picture Academy Award...
January 08, 2016
“May the Force Be With You” Had a Christian Influence
With the success of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," a 2014 interview with producer Gary...
January 07, 2016
When “Blessed Assurance” Came to Washington
Ninety-one-year-old actress Cicely Tyson was one of the honorees at the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors...
December 22, 2015
Family, Not Just Nostalgia, is Behind Popularity of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”
As expected, "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" has done blockbuster business opening weekend, earning over...
December 18, 2015
“Star Wars” Fans Rejoice! “The Force Awakens” Offers Adventure, Humor, and Emotional Depth
At the end of season one of JJ Abrams’ hit TV series “Alias,” a mysterious...
November 13, 2015
When Faith, Determination, & Ingenuity Saved Lives: A Review of “The 33”
I choose to believe we'll all get out. So says Mario Sepulveda (Antonio Banderas) to...
October 25, 2015
Maureen O’Hara Said Secret to Her Longevity was Saying a ‘Hail Mary’ Every Night
After seeing "Miracle on 34th Street" and "The Quiet Man" umpteen times in my life,...
October 04, 2015
Hugh Jackman Says He Dedicates His Performances to God
(Photo property of Parade magazine) In this week's issue of "Parade" magazine, actor Hugh Jackman...
September 18, 2015
“Captive” is a Compelling Hostage Drama with a Touch of Grace
"That's a bunch of church crap," says escaped murderer Brian Nichols (David Oyelowo) to widowed...
September 16, 2015
Michael Keaton on His Role as Reporter Who Exposed Church’s Sex Abuse Scandal
During his 2015 Golden Globe acceptance speech for Best Actor, "Birdman" star Michael Keaton referenced...
September 15, 2015
Actor David Oyelowo Talks His New Film “Captive” & the Perpetually Redemptive Grace of God
Actor David Oyelowo made a big impression on American moviegoers as the star of the...
September 14, 2015
God Loved Me in My Brokenness, Says Fmr. Meth Addict, Hostage Hero & Subject of Film “Captive”
"I'm gonna die, and this is what I deserve." That was the first thought that...
September 08, 2015
God Creates Beauty From Ashes: An Interview w. Taya Kyle, Widow of “American Sniper” Chris Kyle
"I've learned that when God promises beauty through the ashes, He means it." So says...
June 17, 2015
Faith, Redemption, and Survival Highlighted in Trailer for Upcoming Movie “Captive”
When I interviewed writer/producer Brian Bird a few months ago about his Hallmark Channel series...
June 16, 2015
Helping People Live and Die with Dignity: A Look at the Film “The American Nurse”
Inside the Villa Loretto Nursing Home in Mt. Calvary, Wisconsin, Sister Stephen Bloesl gathers the...
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