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September 2012 Archives

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. From Gandhi to Herod. From The Wrap: Ben Kingsley is circling the project “Mary Mother of Christ,” which has been dubbed as a prequel to Mel Gibson’s “The Passion …Read More

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Mythbuster. Dr. Christopher Kaczor is a professor of Philosophy at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. His published works include  The Ethics of Abortion: Women’s Rights, The Edge of …Read More

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Putting faith into action (and adventure). I just spoke with producer Chad Gundersen whose Texas-based Gundersen Entertainment shingle is making a name for itself by creating character-based suspense films …Read More

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Yes, one person can make a difference.  Joe Bradford grew up in poverty in a small country town west of Nashville where he lived with his mother, sister and …Read More

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Rolling on! Corbin Bernsen’s independently-produced Soap Box Derby movie 25 Hill is will be distributed internationally by Mission Pictures International (under the name Heart of a Hero). I recently …Read More

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. MPI acquires top faith titles for international distribution.  The company is heading for MIPCOM, the renowned global film-selling event taking place in Cannes, France (October 8-11), with an impressive …Read More

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Mandy Patinkin, my hero. From RTI: Speaking to New York magazine he said “The biggest public mistake I ever made was that I chose to do Criminal Minds in …Read More

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Here it is! My reason, that is. I co-created and co-wrote the thing with a guy named Michael Jue.  Actually, in all fairness, the idea started with Michael. He …Read More

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. The halo effect. GMC TV, riding a ratings wave thanks, in part, to the success of recent feel-good TV movies like The Heart of Christmas, Raising Izzie and Somebody’s …Read More

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Kickstarting faith-based films. Movie to Movement  has launched Your Film Fund (YFF), a grassroots crowd-funding site aimed at helping producers sidestep the usual Hollywood gatekeepers to get positive, life-affirming movie …Read More