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Here’s today's dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. A Common Purpose. For the second consecutive year, Variety (in coordination with the P.R. firm Rogers & Cowan ) held a day-long gathering of distributors, producers, writers, directors, actors and others who are the faces behind the current boom in uplifting entertainment -- which, BTW, is the actually slogan of ...
Things looking UP for former GMC TV + Prayer request for wife of global media/healthcare ministry leader
Here’s today's dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Uplifting Entertainment UPdate. As of midnight this morning (June 1) GMC TV -- which began its life in 2004 as a cable channel focused on gospel music and has grown into a full-scale entertainment network -- underwent a name change. UP is intended to more clearly communicate the mission reflected in the channel's establ ...
By Deepak Chopra, MD. FACP, Stuart Hameroff, MD, Menas C. Kafatos, Ph.D., Rudolph E. Tanzi, Ph.D., and Neil Theise, MD One of modern science's great strengths is that any questionable finding dies a quick death if it's invalid. The safeguards are mainly two: Your new finding must be repeatable when other researchers run the same experiments, and peer review by qualified scientists subjects eve ...
Why have there been no great films about George Washington? And why are there so many films featuring Abraham Lincoln? From the John Ford classic Young Mr. Lincoln , starring Henry Fonda, to Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure , there is something about the tall man with the wry sense of humor that is very cinematic. Then there are fictional movie Presidents like Polly Bergan as the first w ...
Today's special dispatches from the crossroads of faith, media and culture are comprised of notes from the Variety Family Entertainment & Faith Based Summit that was held in LA last Thursday. I just flew back and, boy, are my arms tired. Incredibly lame jokes aside, the event provided ample evidence that family and faith-supportive entertainment is now attracting some of the entertainment i ...
Man on a Mission: Rick Bieber ("The 5th Quarter") signs 3-movie deal with major faith-based distributor
Here are today's dispatches from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. 1. Rick Bieber on a mission. Mission Pictures International has inked a three-picture production deal with Rick Bieber, the writer,director and producer of the Golden Crescent Best Film award-winning film The 5 th Quarter . The movies will be co-produced by Mission's Cindy Bond and Chevonne O’Shaughnessy . ...
New to the National Film Registry: 'Forrest Gump,' 'Bambi,' 'Stand and Deliver,' 'Silence of the Lambs,' 'The Lost Weekend,' 'Norma Rae,' and More
Each year the Librarian of Congress announces 25 titles to be added to the National Film Registry, created in 1988 in response to Ted Turner's controversial efforts to colorize black and white films. It is a sort of virtual library, identifying films of particular cultural, artistic, or historical value and significance. As usual, this year's National Film Registry list includes some ve ...
As the nation remembers the Senator, be inspired by these Ted Kennedy quotes taken from his long career as a public figure.