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So yes, “Ghost Town” is basically “The Ghost Whisperer” starring Ricky Gervais in Jennifer Love Hewitt’s role on the television series, but here’s the thing: this movie has Ricky Gervais as its ghost whisperer and that makes all the difference. […]

Okay so Sarah Silverman is known for her outrageous comedy skits but this one tops all: she’s done a video urging all Jews in the United States to take Florida by storm, making a special visit to their Jewish grandparents […]

I don’t really want to belabor the Clay Aiken “coming out” discussion here at Idol Chatter, but I have to say that after I caught his interview with Diane Sawyer, I stopped and did some thinking about what he had […]

According to New York Times reporter John Leland, he does. In this weekend arts section article, “Cameras Roll, and Faith Hasn’t a Prayer,” Leland says that “Religulous,” which comes out October 3rd in New York City, “shows Mr. Maher on […]

Not even in the news-crazy political season that we’re in could the news of Paul Newman’s passing not make the front pages. He was sort of the closest thing we’ve had to a legend in our generation, and he would […]

Despite being a low-key Christian-themed drama, the movie “Fireproof” finished in an impressive fourth place at the box office this weekend. Watch a clip from the movie, where a firefighter (Kirk Cameron) talks to one of his coworkers about strengthening […]

Paul Newman delivered dozens of great performances in films for parts of six decades, but among those great performances was the ability to deliver great lines, whether they be humorous, wise, deep, or simply surprising. Here are my twelve favorite. […]

With every Rosh Hashanah season comes a surge of short video content designed as electronic greetings for the new year. For instance, last year saw the emergence of Rosh Hashanah Girl, in which singer Michelle Citrin and creative partner William […]

Several weeks ago, I posted about Paul Newman’s battle with cancer and the media speculation that he had stopped treatment and would return home to die. Sadly, on Saturday the announcement came that Newman passed away Friday night. The tributes […]

I haven’t seen the Christian movie “Fireproof”–which stars former “Growing Pains” star and currently Christian evangelist Kirk Cameron–but I have seen some of the other work that has come out of Sherwood Baptist Church by the Kendrick brothers (they brought […]

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