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The Rover: The Truth is Never Sexy! Part-1

1 Jul

After reading film critic reviews of The Rover (which were mixed) did not deter me from seeing this movie. Why? I’m convinced some film critics are adversarial toward anything progressive because it’s easy to appease audiences and bean counters who like formulas rather than those who don’t. But I digress, this film is very thought provoking and interactive. The director David Michôd respect audiences who can think for themselves. He gives audiences just enough insight without spelling out what the film is about. In other words it’s not for the “paint by numbers” crowd you might need to think or stay sober for at least 90 minutes. Continue reading

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LIH: 2014 Christian Film Reviews

2 May

To conclude our series on spiritually based films in Hollywood. We thought it only fitting to do our consumer review on Christian Films released in theaters this year. To do a unbiased review and comparison we will review two films that were not favorites among film critics but were hits at the box office. Then look at the one Christian film critics seem to favor but did not fare well at the box office. So without further ado……..  Continue reading

2014 Christian Films Box Office Results!

23 Apr

It looks like moviegoers spent their money on Christian Films this Easter. One of the Top 5 grossing films last weekend was Heaven’s For Real which came in third at the box office. Its budget was 12 million and so far it’s earned 32 million despite the bad reviews from film critics. Yet, one of the biggest hits with a budget of 2 million is God’s Not Dead  with an earning of 48 million at the box office. Noah was favored highly among film critics but how is it doing at the box office? In this article we will look at all the Christian films that came out this year and see how well they are doing at the box office. Enjoy!

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Religious Film Production Companies

16 Apr

In the film industry there is a small but mighty group whose goal is to bring spiritual, uplifting, and edifying messages to its audience. This group consists largely of Christian production companies from all over the world. Today, we will take a look at five of these companies (within the U.S.) and the films that are making a spiritual dent in our society. Continue reading

Science Fiction with Spiritual Themes

9 Apr

3rd article in our series: “Spiritually Uplifting Films in Hollywood!”

A topic that is difficult for some, this article is committed to discussing “Science Fiction with Spiritual Themes.” If this premise doesn’t make you immediately react negatively you might finish this article pleased with what you read. If you did react negatively then maybe the rest of the audience should understand why you may feel this way?  Continue reading