John C. Reilly, Neil Patrick Harris, Jack Black, and others form a big-name cast performing “Hairspray” composer Marc Shaiman’s new online video about the gay marriage ban recently passed in California. In the musical, two rival groups–conservative Christians (headed by […]
Once upon a time in the kingdom of Dor, a terrible accident left the king broken-hearted, the princess pining and the townsfolk despondent. All hope was lost, sunlight disappeared and the land became dreary gray. Until Despereaux Tilling was born… […]
Actors in Goth costume pantomiming stories of cannibalism, rape, empassioned beheadings, wild scenes fueled by throbbing rock… Not another Biblical musical?At Northwestern College, a Christian institution in Orange City, Iowa (and not to be confused with the Chicago-area university), drama […]
In “Fanboys”–coming to theaters February 6, 2009–a group of friends obsessed with Star Wars plot to break into George Lucas’s Skywalker Ranch to steal an early copy of “Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace.” The movie stars Dan Fogler, […]
In post WWII Germany, a teenage boy and a mysterious older woman begin an affair and become a part of each other’s lives in ways you would not expect. The film stars Kate Winslet and Ralph Fiennes and it opens […]
In this Disney animated film–which hits theaters on Friday–a dog who plays a superhero on TV goes on a cross-country adventure. The movie stars the voices of Miley Cyrus and John Travolta.
In this scene from the just-released WWII movie, a young German boy witnesses his Nazi officer father viewing a propaganda film about concentration camps.
In this Danny Boyle-directed British drama, a poor young man goes on India’s version of “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” in an attempt to reconnect with an old girlfriend. He does so well that he’s suspected of cheating. Check […]
In this scene from the upcoming movie “Twilight”–which hits theaters November 21–main character Bella Swan has a confrontation with an evil vampire.
This upcoming romantic movie stars Dustin Hoffman and Emma Thompson as two strangers who strike an unlikely connection and help each other change their lives. The film opens December 26.
In this scene from the upcoming vampire movie “Twilight”–which opens in theaters on November 21st–main character Bella Swan has a lunchroom encounter with the mysterious Edward Cullen.
Check out this clip from the upcoming Lions Gate Christian horror film, “House” based on the novel of the same name by Ted Dekker and Frank E. Peretti. The movie is about a homicidal maniac who claims to have “killed […]
If you told me that the footage in this new trailer for “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” is culled from the previous installments in the series, I would have no trouble believing you. Most of the images and bits […]
You’ve heard of “The Great Schlep,” the Internet phenomenon starring comedian Sarah Silverman and urging grandkids everywhere to get down to Florida to make sure their grandparents vote (presumably for Obama). You probably haven’t heard of “The Great Hack,” so […]
Here are two new exciting updates for fans awaiting the November 21 release of the first movie from Stephenie Meyer’s “Twilight” series. First, the new movie trailer! The new trailer is heavy on the Bella scenes, focusing on Bella Swan […]
I don’t regularly watch the Simpsons anymore, but I wish I did. Especially during Halloween, a time when the rest of the airwaves are polluted with Halloween movie series, and there’s not a thing on TV that doesn’t involve ghosts, […]
So the word from the Pew Research Center is that “religious voters appear to be gradually gravitating toward Barack Obama as their pick for president.” While Obama is edging out McCain among the mainline Protestant demographic, apparently, “McCain still holds […]
Check out this new movie video by musician/record producer Dave Stewert of a song he co-wrote with Bono called “American Prayer.” According to the website My American Prayer “the video brings together a diverse cast of personalities to reflect the […]
Americans know the fun of sharing videos like “Dramatic Hamster” and “Chocolate Rain” online with their friends. Many use YouTube. Then came GodTube and JewTube, for videos which were more religiously targeted. Now, there’s a new Tube in town–or at […]
Check out the trailer for “Sunshine Cleaning,” a new comedy about two sisters who go into business cleaning up after crime scenes–and learn to offer comfort and support along the way. Starring Amy Adams, Emily Blunt, and Alan Arkin.
Anyone catch the hilarious episode of “Family Guy” last Sunday, featuring a record store-working Jesus Christ a a guest star? Check out a clip below.
Poppy, a single 30-something who lives in London, is lovably eccentric in the new movie “Happy-Go-Lucky.” But her life begins to change when she embarks on a series of adventures, beginning with lessons from a vivacious and outgoing flamenco teacher. […]
You already know that Billy Graham is one of the most respected preachers in America. Now, in this long-awaited biopic, you can see him as a young seminarian, courting his wife Ruth, and making his sermons. embedVideo(1819751462);
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Admit it–you love “High School Musical.” In this video, get a behind the scenes peek of the hugely popular movie series, featuring interviews with cast members, producers, directors, and others who helped create the “HSM” franchise. embedVideo(1805534718);
In Bill Maher’s new movie “Religulous” he travels around the country to find out what makes people believe in religion. In this clip, the lapsed Catholic heads to confession for the first time in 40 years to confess to the […]
Have you missed Troy, Gabriella, Sharpay, and the rest of the ‘High School Musical’ gang? Well, they’re back and moving to the silver screen for the third installment of the huge hit franchise. Check out the trailer below and get […]
Directed by Spike Lee and written by James McBride, “Miracle at St. Anna,” which hits theaters on September 26, tells the true story of four African-American soldiers who risk their lives to save a young Italian boy during World War […]
If not for the fact that two of its stars, Isaac Hayes and Bernie Mac, passed away shortly after completing the film, “Soul Men” would stand as a funny buddy comedy about an R&B duo (Mac and Samuel L. Jackson) […]
Do you feel there’s not enough wholesome kids’ entertainment on TV these days? Have no fear–‘The Banana Splits’ is full of cute, funny jokes and songs that will entertain your little ones and not drive you crazy. embedVideo(1799063618);
So I have something that I think is pretty cool to share, and even though it’s about my own new novel, “The Possibilities of Sainthood,” I’m sharing it anyway! A new trend that has sprung up among young adult authors […]
Ricky Gervais, who made me laugh uncontrollably as the star of UK shows “The Office” and “Extras,” stars in this movie as a misanthropic, grumpy man whose life is changed forever when he develops an ability to communicate with ghosts. […]
When you think Chabad, the religious Jewish outreach organization that creates Jewish community centers in various places all over the world, you probably think about one name…Jon Voight.You don’t? Well, you should, and you will, since Voight–a Catholic–has been working […]
I love British comedian John Oliver on ‘The Daily Show’–he’s just the right mix of biting and dry humor. Now, in a video for Jbooks.com, Oliver hosts a “Literature Rodeo.” In this segment, he traces the history of Apocalyptic books, […]
In response to John McCain’s unauthorized use of the celebutante in a new political ad attacking Barack Omaba, Paris “That’s Hot” Hilton has just released a video, announcing her presidential candidacy and offering a solution to the energy crisis.See Paris […]
Almost 40 years ago, some unbelievable events happened that, thanks to current technology, are now being broadcast to millions of people around the world. You’ll find this video to be as heartwarming as it is inspiring, reminiscent of rare privileges […]
The spirit of Bob Dylan, Johnny Carson and political cartoonists everywhere is alive and well in the newest (and best) political satire entertainment on the web. The folks at Jib Jab have again risen to the challenge of creating political […]
Bill Maher’s upcoming documentary, “Religulous,” features the comedian, pundit, and atheist trying to figure out what makes people believe in God. Whether you find it offensive or hilarious, the movie is bound to get people talking. Check out the clip […]
2008 has not been kind to Hulk Hogan. His 17-year-old son Nick was racing his car when he caused an accident, crashing into a tree and putting his friend and passenger, John Graziano, into a vegetative state. Since then, Hogan […]
In a new documentary, filmmaker Katrina Browne discovers that her ancestors in a prestigious New England family were the largest slave trading family in U.S. history. “Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North,” will air on the […]
Someday someone will make the Christian “Spinal Tap,” a brilliant satire of the Christian rock world. Until then, it’s worth checking out “Jesus People,” airing on the web-based Independent Comedy Channel. The mockumentary, about the founding of a Christian dance […]
Did you see the movie “Juno” (the Oscar-nominated film about a pregnant teenager) and wonder in the back of your head how the movie would have been different if the title character had been Jewish? Well, wonder no more. This […]
Fifteen years ago I hardly analyzed what it meant for me to be an American Muslim. I was Muslim, I was American, it was difficult at times being both. But hey, it wasn’t that big a deal. And when I […]
Christmas has so powerfully shaped Western culture that it has created yuletide rituals even among non-Christians. Jews, for instance, avail themselves of the only entertainments open on Christmas Day in most parts: eating Chinese food and going to the movies. […]
It’s as riveting as it is deeply weird. It borrows musically and thematically from just about everywhere–from cowboys to klezmer to 80s Peter Gabriel videos. It’s been viewed over 754,000 times since it debuted this past weekend. It’s been “favorited” […]
Pop quiz, Idol Chatter hotshots: What was the fastest growing website in the U.S. last month? Gotta be YouTube, right? No? How about Facebook? Nope. (MyUrbanKvetch? I wish.) Try again, and try thinking God.According to comScore Media Matrix (via Mashable), […]
Watch a video clip from “The 11th Hour,” a new documentary narrated and produced by Leonardo DiCaprio about the environmental crisis–and what we can do about it: Click to Watch the Video
Part “March of the Penguins,” part “Inconvenient Truth,” “Arctic Tale” is a new documentary, narrated by Queen Latifah and produced by the National Geographic Society. We’ve got three video clips from the movie: She Could Drown Practicing For the Seal […]