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Love Finds You In Charm
It has that same gentility…and yes, corniness of all those Janette Oke Love Comes Softly movie series that ran on the Hallmark Channel this past decade. This, like they, is not very challenging, and so predictable.
Turnaround Jake
Hollywood just never runs short of young lead guys willing to go through an entire movie with a four day growth of beard. I’ve discussed this often, but it sums up the shallowness of the production.
The Messengers
My question concerning The Messengers is just how much of God’s Word are we going to get from a series made by CBS and the Warner Bros.?
Killing Jesus
The National Geographic Channel presents Killing Jesus this Sunday, March 29th at 8/7C.

Articles, Commentaries, Interviews, and Other Musings from Preview Editor Phil Boatwright
The Spirit of America in the Movies
The 4th of July is here and many will celebrate with fireworks and mattress sales. But you know that’s not the true purpose of the holiday. With this day, we commemorate not just our Independence, but the character of our Nation. And along with history books, many movies have given examples of the true spirit of America.
How Would I Advise Christian Moviemakers?
I want to find merit in every film I critique, especially those proclaiming Jesus as our Savior. But I’m hard to please when it comes to movies about faith.
What Do John Wayne and Lost in Space Have in Common?
When I was a boy, I saw some horror movie that gave me nightmares, leaving me scared of the dark for months. It was so bad I’d cover my head with the blanket at night.
Bad Words Won't Make Your Ears Bleed
And as you well know, words that were once considered offensive are now pretty much a part of how your fellow classmates complete a simple declarative sentence. Maybe, you too. So what’s the big deal? They’re just words, right?

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