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Here’s the latest dispatch from the crossroads of faith and media: The Other Side of Heaven 2: Fire of Faith opens next Friday (June 28). Rated PG-13. Synopsis: A Mormon missionary family in 1960’s Tonga faces the ultimate test of […]

Here’s the latest dispatch from the crossroads of faith and culture: Meryl Streep deserves another award for this. The actress is daring to suggest that the phrase “toxic masculinity” may actually be toxic to boys. Good for her! While the […]

Here’s the latest entry from the crossroads of faith and media: Some Ugly Dolls are poised to take on The Avengers in theaters next Friday (May 3). STX’s new animated musical is being describe as the ultimate underdog (or underdoll) […]

Here’s the latest from the crossroads of faith, media and culture: $18 million + and counting. That’s the domestic box office take so far as Breakthrough (which debuted as Easter weekend’s #3 film) enters its second weekend of theatrical distribution. […]

Here’s the latest from the crossroads of faith, media and culture (Holy Week edition): Just in time for Easter: Breakthrough, the miraculous true-life story of a modern-day resurrection,  arrives in theaters Wednesday, April 17. In recognition of the power of […]

Here’s the latest dispatch from the crossroads of faith and media: Christian Post reports on how innovative way churches can help people crushed by medical debt A Maryland church has wiped out nearly $2 million in medical debt impacting about […]

Here’s the latest dispatch from the crossroads of faith and media: From the sublime to the horrifying, two films which may interest readers of this blog hit theaters this weekend. Dumbo is Tim Burton’s live-action/CGI remake of Walt Disney’s 1941 […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith and media: Having dealt with the challenge of Religious OCD, I’m constantly amazed at how little attention the subject gets in either in  the media (including movies and television) or in the […]

From the crossroads of faith and media: Faith Film of the Week –  Indivisible Indivisible opens in theaters nationwide Friday, Oct. 26. The movie stars Sarah Drew, Justin Bruening, Jason George, Tia Mowry, and Madeline Carroll. About The Movie (from […]

Here’s this week’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith and culture: This winners of the 69th annual Christopher Awards have been announced. The awards were created in 1949 to celebrate writers, producers, directors, authors and illustrators whose work “affirms the […]