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February 2014 Archives

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Note: I’ve come and revisited this commentary after having a night to sleep on it and toned it down a bit. I apologize for the original tone which I […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. TV for the rest of us. With the broadcast networks continuing their drive to — as Michael Landon, Jr. recently put it to me — “out edgy” each other, […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. A Legacy of Laughs. As you no doubt have read by now Harold Ramis is dead. The prolific and talented writer-director-actor’s filmography includes such iconic comedies as Animal House […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. “The courage to be positive” – That’s how director Doug Hughes sums up the spirit of Outside Mullingar, the new play from John Patrick Shanley that my wife and […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. God is everywhere. And next Thursday (2/27) that statement of faith will be visually evident at selected movie theaters across America. That’s when the religious epic Son of God […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Songs of God. Republic Records is teaming with 20th Century Fox and LightWorkers Media, which is owned and operated by Mark Burnett and Roma Downey, to release the original motion picture soundtrack album for the upcoming […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Grace Unplugged hits digital HD on and VOD market. The inspirational and entertaining drama was just named “Most Inspiring Movie of 2013” at last Friday’s Movieguide Faith and Values […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. And the envelopes please… The annual Movieguide Faith and Values Awards honoring movies and TV shows that uplift the culture was at the Universal Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Far from Home airs tonight (2/9) at 7 PM (ET) on UP TV. Synopsis (from the UP TV website): Barry Watson plays Nicholas Bell, who angrily left his small […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Blazing his own trail. At age 49, director/writer Michael Landon, Jr. has made his way out from under his legendary father’s shadow — simultaneously embracing his dad’s penchant for […]