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September 2012 Archives

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. From Gandhi to Herod. From The Wrap: Ben Kingsley is circling the project “Mary Mother of Christ,” which has been dubbed as a prequel to Mel Gibson’s “The Passion […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Mythbuster. Dr. Christopher Kaczor is a professor of Philosophy at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. His published works include  The Ethics of Abortion: Women’s Rights, The Edge of […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Putting faith into action (and adventure). I just spoke with producer Chad Gundersen whose Texas-based Gundersen Entertainment shingle is making a name for itself by creating character-based suspense films […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Yes, one person can make a difference.  Joe Bradford grew up in poverty in a small country town west of Nashville where he lived with his mother, sister and […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Rolling on! Corbin Bernsen’s independently-produced Soap Box Derby movie 25 Hill is will be distributed internationally by Mission Pictures International (under the name Heart of a Hero). I recently […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. MPI acquires top faith titles for international distribution.  The company is heading for MIPCOM, the renowned global film-selling event taking place in Cannes, France (October 8-11), with an impressive […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Mandy Patinkin, my hero. From RTI: Speaking to New York magazine he said “The biggest public mistake I ever made was that I chose to do Criminal Minds in […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Here it is! My reason, that is. I co-created and co-wrote the thing with a guy named Michael Jue.  Actually, in all fairness, the idea started with Michael. He […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. The halo effect. GMC TV, riding a ratings wave thanks, in part, to the success of recent feel-good TV movies like The Heart of Christmas, Raising Izzie and Somebody’s […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Kickstarting faith-based films. Movie to Movement  has launched Your Film Fund (YFF), a grassroots crowd-funding site aimed at helping producers sidestep the usual Hollywood gatekeepers to get positive, life-affirming movie […]