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Here’s the latest dispatch from the crossroads of faith and media: As planned, the controversial pro-life movie Unplanned hit the DVD/Blue Ray/digital market this week.  The film that debuted in theaters last spring tells the true story of Abby Johnson, […]

Here’s the latest dispatch from the crossroads of faith and media: Season 12 0f Heartland premieres on SVOD and the UP app on July 25th. Rising UP. Heartland, based on a series of books by Lauren Brooke, debuted on Canada’s […]

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 […]