Faith, Media & Culture

Faith, Media & Culture

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John W. Kennedy, a practicing Catholic, is the founder of The Creative Universe Entertainment, a script development and consulting company focusing on positive entertainment. He has written several English-language children’s books adapted from the TV series Ben 10 and Ben 10: Alien Force for the Asia Pacific market. He has produced and written countless segments for many cable television programs, including Business Unusual (CNN), The Big Story (Fox News), and Faith Under Fire (PAX Television). He was also the first producer of Seize the Day on the Catholic Channel on Sirius Satellite Radio. He blogs regularly on the subject of Faith & Media for Examiner.com and contributes blogs about the TV industry to TheWrap.com.

“Giver” producers to donate 50¢ of each Labor Day ticket sale to children’s literacy campaign

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Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. I’m officially on a break until next Tuesday but this time-sensitive item popped into my in-box is worth noting. Giving back.  As part of its continuing efforts to promote […]

“Game” stands tall + a director to watch + Edward James Olmos and Grant Goodeve back in the TV saddle

posted by John W. Kennedy

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Touchdown! Coming on the heels of last weekend’s excellent The Giver, the quality winning streak of faith-themed films continues with When the Game Stand Tall (opening tomorrow, 8/22). Both […]

“Summer Snow” lands on UP TV

posted by John W. Kennedy

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Summer Snow on UP TV tomorrow night (8/17) @ 8:00 PM (ET) Synopsis: 8-year old Hallie Benson (Rachel Eggleston) has a heart that’s bigger than she is. She’s always […]

Support “The Giver”

posted by John W. Kennedy

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. The Giver is in theaters nationwide. Synopsis: The Giver (Jeff Bridges) is designated by a future society that confuses conformity with peace to be sole bearer of the violent […]

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"Giver" producers to donate 50¢ of each Labor Day ticket sale to children's literacy campaign
Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. I'm officially on a break until next Tuesday but this time-sensitive item popped into my in-box is worth noting. Giving back.  As part of its continuing efforts to promote literacy and in order to provide books to t

posted 3:15:19pm Aug. 29, 2014 | read full post »

"Game" stands tall + a director to watch + Edward James Olmos and Grant Goodeve back in the TV saddle
Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Touchdown! Coming on the heels of last weekend's excellent The Giver, the quality winning streak of faith-themed films continues with When the Game Stand Tall (opening tomorrow, 8/22). Both films -- while totally differe

posted 10:15:58am Aug. 21, 2014 | read full post »

"Summer Snow" lands on UP TV
Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Summer Snow on UP TV tomorrow night (8/17) @ 8:00 PM (ET) [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ck0fkslZ0sc[/youtube] Synopsis: 8-year old Hallie Benson (Rachel Eggleston) has a heart that's bigger than she is.

posted 12:57:12am Aug. 17, 2014 | read full post »

Support "The Giver"
Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xvp6FnYWRZU[/youtube] The Giver is in theaters nationwide. Synopsis: The Giver (Jeff Bridges) is designated by a future society that confuses conformity with peace to be sol

posted 3:33:35pm Aug. 16, 2014 | read full post »

Inside Story: How and why Walden Media and The Weinstein Company joined forces for "The Giver"
Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xvp6FnYWRZU[/youtube] What will you take from The Giver? As I noted in my review, The Giver -- which open in theaters tomorrow (8/15) -- is quite simply a great film. Its thoug

posted 10:03:26am Aug. 15, 2014 | read full post »


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