Movies

Risen is Sure to Captivate Audiences

I know I’m not supposed to, but I have to admit it I love a good fight. The new New Testament era movie “Risen” starts with a brilliant Roman era battle scene. This is where director Kevin Reynolds set the hook in me. The scene was not over done. It was a simple, believable... -Read More


The Masked Saint – A Match of Two Natures

“The Masked Saint” is based upon the novel by pastor and former professional wrestler Chris Whaley. In the film, Chris Samuels (played by Brett Granstaff) has decided that it is time to hang up the tights and replace them with ties as he follows God’s leading to become a pastor. But while trying to... -Read More


“Risen” is an Epic Biblical Film

  It does not happen every day that I am so excited to share about an upcoming film. So go ahead and mark your calendars for February 19, 2016, when “Risen,” the astonishing biblical epic from Columbia Pictures and LD Entertainment in association with Affirm Films (a Sony Company), is released nationwide. I am... -Read More


Finding Noah – A Documentary about Discovery

The documentary, “Finding Noah: An Adventure of Faith” aired as a special event in theaters in October. You may be thinking, “You know what (in an English accent), documentaries are just not my cup of tea.” To which I would say, “Hey friend, this isn’t your local café; this is the film review section!... -Read More


Producer Kevin Downes Shares His Passion for Faith & Film

  California native, Kevin Downes (“Moms’ Night Out,” “Courageous,” “Like Dandelion Dust”) has over 16 years’ experience as an actor, writer, producer, and director. Most recently, Kevin co-wrote and starred in “Faith of Our Fathers” as lead protagonist John Paul. In his upcoming project, “Woodlawn,” which is scheduled to release in October, Kevin will... -Read More


“Woodlawn” Challenges Boundaries of Race and Faith

“Woodlawn” is a compelling, beat-the-odds, inspirational, motivational, story of struggle and the triumph of love over hatred. Clichés aside, all of that is true. Based on a true story, the movie opens in theaters on October 16. Set in the early seventies, “Woodlawn” illustrates the fight of a young African-American who plays football for... -Read More


“War Room” A Call For Christians To Pray

From the creators of “Facing the Giants,” “Fireproof” and“Courageous” comes “War Room,” the newest film in the line of productions by the Kendrick Brothers. The story begins with sagacious narration by Miss Clara (Karen Abercrombie), which  sets  up the entire premise and tone of the movie — that every battle needs a  strategy, and... -Read More


90 Minutes in Heaven Gives Viewers a Glimpse into Eternity

Pastor Don Piper was driving home one afternoon from a weekend seminar; however, the pastor took a different route. While crossing a bridge, Piper was hit by a semi-truck and killed. Medics proclaimed the pastor dead, but when a fellow pastor prayed at the scene, Don quickly came alive. Follow the story of Death,... -Read More


A Season of Powerful Faith-Based Films

The secular media called 2014 “The Year of Bible Films” and 2015 has already seen a number of Christian films in the theaters.  Films such as “Unbroken,” “Patterns of Evidence: Exodus,” “The Drop Box,” “Old Fashioned,” “Little Boy,” “Do You Believe?,” “Where Hope Grows,” and “Beyond the Mask” have already impacted many lives. Most... -Read More