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Focus on the Family Makes Another Winner

posted by Angela Guzman

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While many films focus on outlandish extremes or make believe, it is refreshing to know that films like “Irreplaceable” are made, by Focus on the Family, to help change the world and bring light to real issues that we face on a daily basis – both directly and indirectly.

May 6, 2014 “Irreplaceable” will showcase for a one night event in theaters nationwide. The message behind “Irreplaceable” is centered around God’s vision of family. Unfortunately, when culture moves away from God’s design, the people suffer however when we accept God’s plan we as a society prosper.

Irreplaceable” is a film that breaks down the superficial barriers and reveals the truth behind the ever changing people of the world we live in today, while reinforcing the importance and need for God’s design.

The phenomenal film features interviews with experts including Carey Casey, CEO of The National Center for Fathering; Rebekah Lyons, Author; Rev. Sam Rodriguez, President of The National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference; and Tim Sisarich, Host of Irreplaceable and former Executive Director of Focus on the Family, New Zealand and others. It’s not just another film making claims and quoting statistics, it presents experts who have the research and knowledge to back their claims and observations on society.

It’s more than a film it’s the truth underlying our society. “Irreplaceable” is the definition of what our values should be – simple, to the point and of course - irreplaceable.

To learn more about this amazing event and to purchase your tickets click here.

 

 

The JESUS Film Celebrates 35th Anniversary

posted by Angela Guzman

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The original JESUS film has transformed millions of lives in many of the most remote areas of the globe. Since its theatrical release in 1979, the original JESUS film, re-mastered and re-titled The JESUS Film in honor of its 35th anniversary, has become the most-watched movie in history.

The JESUS Film has paved the way for biblical films and has broke and continues to break records – deemed as the “Most Translated Film” in history, inspired over 200 million people to become followers of Christ and is available in more than 1,200 languages.

“Unlike other religious films, which contain graphic violence or do not adhere to scripture, The JESUS Film script is taken directly from the Bible and shown in a cinematic style suitable for all ages,” said Dr. Erick Schenkel, the executive director of the Jesus Film Project. “The new greatly enhanced video and sound quality elevates the emotional viewing experience of this 35-year-old film to a new level, making it fresh and appealing to a generation that may not be aware of who Jesus is.”

While other films try to break barriers, The JESUS Film is a timeless classic that has changed the world and the lives of many.

Mickey Rooney Passes at 93

posted by Angela Guzman

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Mickey Rooney, born as Joseph Yule Jr, passed away April 6, 2014 at the age of 93. Rooney was a well-known actor and entertainer. He has one of the longest careers of any actor, spanning over 92 years. Rooney began as a child actor and was making films for ten decades – from 1920 – 2010. Until his death, Rooney was one of the last surviving stars who worked in the silent film era.

Despite having a huge amount of success in the entertainment realm, Rooney decided in 1944 to enlist in the United States Army - where he served 21 months in World War II. After the war, Rooney returned to the limelight and acted in television and movies.

From Boys Town to the many stories behind Andy Hardy – Rooney is no stranger to Hollywood. He has helped pave the way for many actors in the film industry and will forever be remembered as a legend.

Another Legend Announces Retirement

posted by Angela Guzman

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After 32 years and 6,000 episodes, David Letterman has decided he will retire at the end of his contract with CBS in 2015.

“(Les) and I … we have had this conversation in the past, and we agreed that we would work together on this circumstance and the timing of this circumstance,” Letterman said during a taping of Thursday night’s show. “And I phoned him just before the program, and I said, ‘Leslie, it’s been great, you’ve been great, and the network has been great, but I’m retiring.’ “What this means now, is that Paul and I can be married,” Letterman joked.

There is no set departure date for Letterman. Many celebrities took to Twitter after Letterman’s big announcement.

President Obama tweeted: There are more than 10 reasons will be missed.

Jimmy Kimmel tweeted: David @Letterman is the best there is and ever was.

Bill Crystal tweeted: Just had great time with@letterman. On Friday. No one like him.

The rumors have already began to whirl in about Letterman’s possible replacements – from Chelsea Handler, Conan O’Brian to Tina Fey and Jerry Seinfield. There’s no doubt that viewers will continue to watch Letterman’s legacy.

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Focus on the Family Makes Another Winner
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Mickey Rooney Passes at 93
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Another Legend Announces Retirement
[youtube]http://youtu.be/H9eYkpgeeI8[/youtube] After 32 years and 6,000 episodes, David Letterman has decided he will retire at the end of his contract with CBS in 2015. “(Les) and I ... we have had this conversation in the past, and we agreed that we would work together on this circumstance a

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Kate O'Mara Dies at 74
Actress Kate O'Mara died Sunday, March 30, 2014 in a nursing home in Sussex due to a short illness. O'Mara is best known for her role as Cassandra 'Caress' Morrell on the 80's show Dynasty. The actress appeared on Dynasty for two seasons before parting ways. O'Mara made appearances in several

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