MOVIE REVIEW: Why Does Hollywood Hate ‘To Save a Life’?

So, why the hatred? There’s really only one answer. The movie’s message of salvation is decidedly Christian Earlier this year I was blessed with the opportunity to co-star in the film “To Save a Life.” It turned out to be one of the most successful faith-based films of all time. Aimed squarely at teenagers facing... Continue Reading

Movie Review: The Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud

And while the view of the afterlife pitched in Charlie St. Cloud doesn’t square with what you learned in Sunday school, there are religious overtones Last winter, 16-year-old Abby Sunderland set out from California on a mission to be the youngest sailor to circumnavigate the world solo. But by early June, Abby was in trouble... Continue Reading

Official Trailer for ‘Voyage of the Dawn Treader’ Hits Web

With Disney out and Fox in, Narnia fans are hoping “Dawn Treader” will see success similar to “The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe” The first official trailer for the third movie installment of the “Chronicles of Narnia” made its public debut Thursday morning, giving fans a peak at what some thought wasn’t going to... Continue Reading

Please Mr. Postman: ‘Letters to God’ – A Review

“We believe that Christian movies are the greatest evangelical tool of our time,” director David Nixon told an invited audience at a Feb. 22 preview screening of “Letters to God” A sometimes moving, sometimes awkward blend of sentimental family drama, childhood cancer education and Christian proselytizing, “Letters to God” is the latest feature film targeted... Continue Reading

Letters To God: A Born-Again Box-Office Hit?

You heard it here first: the sleeper hit of the summer might not be Letters To Juliet but the altogether more powerfully titled Letters To God. Here’s what you need to know: it’s a Christian indie, it’s going to be in 750 theaters on April 9, and there’s already a grass-roots, church-based campaign to get... Continue Reading

Interview: ‘The Blind Side’ Director John Lee Hancock

CP: Are you a Christian? Did your faith have anything to do with you choosing this project? Hancock: Yes [I’m a Christian]. No. I thought it was a great story. I think that if I set out to do stories based on that then it will probably be like the cart leading the horse The... Continue Reading

Hollywood’s ‘The Book of Eli’ casts Bible, Christian character as central

The Bible plays a starring role in “The Book of Eli,” a post-apocalyptic action film starring Denzel Washington that opens in theaters Jan. 15. Washington, a two-time Academy Award winner widely known in Hollywood for his Christian beliefs, portrays a lone warrior making his way across a desolate American landscape defending the world’s last remaining... Continue Reading