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  • Jim Caviezel Believes He's 'Called' to Play Biblical Roles to Show Hollywood Christ

    03/20/2018 8:37:42 AM PDT · by GoldenState_Rose · 9 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 2018 | Jeannie Law
    Hollywood actor Jim Caviezel is gearing up for the release of his new film, "Paul, Apostle of Christ," and says he feels called to make Christian films and share the love of Jesus Christ throughout his industry. "Paul, Apostle of Christ," hits theaters March 23rd and will bring to life the story of Saul of Tarsus, who was known for persecuting and murdering Christians but went on to become one of the most powerful and important figures of the Church after he encountered Jesus on the road to Damascus. Caviezel said he wanted to do this film because it's the...
  • James Comey Weighing Hollywood Offers for Memoir

    03/20/2018 7:35:32 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 45 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | March 20, 2018 | Andy Lewis
    Former FBI Director James Comey, who was famously fired by President Donald Trump in May 2017, is considering selling the option to his hotly anticipated memoir, A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership, which publishes April 17. Comey’s agents at DC-based Javelin, Matt Latimer and Keith Urbahn, were in Los Angeles last week fielding pitches, according to a source with knowledge of the visit. A film or TV deal wasn’t something Comey even thought about until a flood of people in Hollywood called and expressed interest after the book was announced in early August. Comey is said to be unsure...
  • Dan Fogelberg's "Hard to Say" for Get Smart's Max and 99

    03/19/2018 9:18:10 AM PDT · by mairdie · 19 replies
    For bagster, who was reminding me of Get Smart this morning.
  • Disney World is proof the middle class is booming

    03/19/2018 9:18:08 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 79 replies
    New York Post ^ | 03/19/2018 | Kyle Smith
    Opening the menu at the California Grill at Walt Disney World’s Contemporary Resort overlooking the Magic Kingdom, I expected to giggle at the affordability of everything. I’m a New Yorker. Nothing out here in the sticks costs as much as it does back home, right? Instead, I found $19 glasses of wine and a $75 rib-eye. If you’re a person of average means, a trip to Disney World could leave you bippity-boppity broke. Disney World, that enchanted land of middle class dreams, isn’t so middle-class anymore. So why is it more popular than ever? Fort Mickey is exhibit A for...
  • Fahrenheit 451 (2018) Official Teaser ft. Michael B. Jordan & Michael Shannon | HBO

    03/02/2018 7:30:01 PM PST · by goldendelicious · 43 replies
    Youtube ^ | 2-26-2018 | HBO
    Fahrenheit 451 is based on Ray Bradbury's classic novel. In a future where the media is an opiate, history is rewritten and "firemen" burn books, Jordan plays Guy Montag, a young fireman who struggles with his role as law enforcer and with his "mentor", played by Shannon. Premieres Spring 2018 on HBO.
  • The Walking Dead Discussion Thread: Season 8 Episode 12

    03/18/2018 3:20:44 PM PDT · by ConjunctionJunction · 49 replies
    N/A | March 18, 2018 | N/A
  • Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - Official Teaser Trailer (Dumbledore Gay??)

    03/18/2018 2:41:18 PM PDT · by goldendelicious · 10 replies
    Youtube ^ | 3-13-2018 | Warner Bros. Pictures
    Warner Bros. Pictures’ “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” is the second of five all new adventures in J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World™. At the end of the first film, the powerful Dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald (Johnny Depp) was captured by MACUSA (Magical Congress of the United States of America), with the help of Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne). But, making good on his threat, Grindelwald escaped custody and has set about gathering followers, most unsuspecting of his true agenda: to raise pure-blood wizards up to rule over all non-magical beings. In an effort to thwart Grindelwald’s plans, Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law)...
  • Get Your Irish Up This St. Patrick’s Day By Watching These 10 Irish Gangster Dramas

    03/17/2018 1:59:30 PM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 35 replies ^ | 03/17/2018 | Benjamin H. Smith
    In the fifth century Saint Patrick brought Christianity to Ireland and drove the snakes out of the Emerald Isle. Fifteen centuries later we celebrate his memory with green milkshakes, green beer, and, if you mix the two, green vomit. Oh yeah, and parades. They’ve been celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in America since the 1700s and as the saying goes; everyone’s a little Irish on St. Patrick’s Day. Well, except for Italians and the Scottish, that is. Before becoming presidents and late night talk show hosts, the Irish faced prejudice as one of America’s first immigrant groups. And like others denied...
  • Christian Indie ‘I Can Only Imagine’ Set to Over-Perform at Box Office

    03/17/2018 8:38:11 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 29 replies
    Variety ^ | March 17, 2018 | Pat Saperstein
    The nation’s moviegoers look to be turning out in bigger numbers for a Christian-themed independent film than for the first mainstream teen movie with a gay main character. Roadside Attractions’ “I Can Only Imagine,” based on the story of the biggest-selling Christian song of all time, is looking at an estimated $14 million-plus for the weekend from 1,629 locations, far outdoing earlier estimates of $2 million-$8 million. Meanwhile, Fox’s “Love, Simon” is garnering attention for featuring a love story centering on a teenage boy coming out, and is looking at a $12 million-plus weekend on 800 more screens than the...
  • Time’s Up for James Bond? Movie spy’s women will now be written ‘with the modern world in mind’ [tr]

    03/17/2018 5:28:41 AM PDT · by C19fan · 48 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | March 16, 2018 | Darren Boyle
    Trainspotting director Danny Boyle has suggested James Bond's old sexist persona may be changed drastically in his next outing. The 61-year-old Scottish director is working on the script for the 25th 007 movie which will likely be Daniel Craig's last outing as Commander Bond. He said he was collaborating with Trainspotting writer John Hodge for the latest movie based on Ian Fleming's secret agent.
  • The final trailer for Avengers: Infinity War is here

    03/16/2018 6:50:17 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 11 replies
    The Verge ^ | 03/16/18 | Chaim Gartenberg
    That’s a lot of superheroes for one movie We’re just a few weeks away from the release of Avengers: Infinity War — its release date was recently bumped up a week to April 27th — and now, Marvel has released new trailer to stir up some more excitement for the upcoming superhero showdown. Infinity War promises to be one of the biggest films Marvel has ever made, combining almost every single superhero from across the 18-film franchise that began 10 years ago with the release of Iron Man in 2008. As the star-studded trailer shows, Robert Downey Jr.’s Iron...
  • ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Breaks a Pre-Sales Record in Just Six Hours

    03/16/2018 4:09:38 PM PDT · by C19fan · 24 replies
    Variety ^ | March 16, 2018 | Dave McNary
    Disney-Marvel’s “Avengers: Infinity War” has needed only six hours to break Fandango’s record for best-selling superhero movie in the first 24 hours of presales. Advance tickets for “Infinity War” went on sale on Fandango at 6 a.m. PDT. By noon PDT, it surpassed the two previous top two record holders: “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” and “Black Panther.”
  • Otis Redding's "Dock of the Bay" for Denny Craig in Boston Legal

    03/16/2018 2:49:43 PM PDT · by mairdie · 12 replies
    Yet another video I'd deleted when it was blocked that is suddenly NOT blocked. So, until they change their mind AGAIN...
  • Academy (Oscars) President John Bailey Under Investigation for Sexual Harassment

    03/16/2018 12:41:34 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 13 replies
    Variety ^ | March 16, 2018 | Gene Maddaus
    John Bailey, the president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, is under investigation for allegations of sexual harassment. The Academy received three harassment claims on Wednesday and immediately opened a probe, according to sources familiar with the situation. Bailey was elected president of the institution in August. If he were forced to step down, he would be temporarily replaced by Lois Burwell, a veteran makeup artist who is the Academy’s vice president, until the next election in July. Bailey’s tenure has been marked by a historic shift in the Academy’s approach to misconduct by its members. In...
  • Ava DuVernay To Direct Jack Kirby Comic Creation ‘The New Gods’ For Warner Bros, DC

    03/16/2018 5:43:53 AM PDT · by C19fan · 16 replies
    Deadline Hollywood ^ | March 15, 2018 | Dominic Patten and Mike Fleming Jr
    After making history as the first woman of color to helm a $100 million-plus live-action film in A Wrinkle In Time, Ava DuVernay will continue to play in the event film sandbox. She’s closing a deal with Warner Bros and DC to direct a big-budget screen adaptation of The New Gods, the creation of revered comic book impresario Jack Kirby. The studio has set Kario Salem (Chasing Mavericks) as the writer; he’ll craft the narrative and work closely with DuVernay.
  • ‘I Can Only Imagine:’ Pastor’s son stars in Christian film

    03/15/2018 9:01:05 PM PDT · by fungoking · 3 replies
    The Pathway ^ | 1/29/18 | Ben Hawkins
    In 2008, John Michael Finley – a student at the prestigious performing arts school at Roosevelt University – came home to Lebanon after his spring semester only to hear bad news. His father told him that Roosevelt University was simply too expensive, and he’d need to finish his college education elsewhere. This news didn’t necessarily bode well for his aspirations as an actor, yet Finley took it in stride. But only a few weeks later, he and his family were shaken by tragedy. On May 31, 2008, Finley’s 21-year-old brother, Army Specialist James M. Finley, was killed in Jalalabad City,...
  • Fox News Renews Deal With Shepard Smith

    03/15/2018 12:47:38 PM PDT · by C19fan · 54 replies
    Variety ^ | March 15, 2018 | Brian Steinberg
    Shepard Smith may report some items that anger viewers of Fox News Channel, but that hasn’t kept the 21st Century Fox-owned cable-news outlet from keeping him in its lineup. Fox News said Thursday that it signed the anchor to a new multi-year deal.
  • Pat Sajak ‘Tired of Sitting on the Sidelines;’ Forms New Celebrity Campaign

    03/15/2018 10:18:56 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 20 replies
    CNSNews ^ | March 15, 2018 | Craig Bannister
    Pat Sajak: "Time to get involved." (Screenshot) “Wheel of Fortune” host Pat Sajak says it’s “time to take a stand, make a difference” – so, he’s formed a new celebrity initiative. “I’m tired of sitting on the sidelines. Time to get involved, take a stand, make a difference,” Sajak tweeted Thursday morning. In order to “make a difference,” Sajak announced a new celebrity hashtag campaign: “Announcing formation of Celebrities Who Mind Their Own Business. #CWMTOB” Sajak closed by urging his fellow entertainers to take immediate action: “Join me now…before it’s too late.” Sajak expressed a similar sentiment back in...
  • 'A Wrinkle in Time' Director Ava DuVernay Uses Racism to Explain Away Bad Reviews

    03/15/2018 5:10:05 AM PDT · by C19fan · 17 replies
    PJ Media ^ | March 14, 2018 | Tyler O'Neil
    Ava DuVernay, a black activist who directed a whole movie arguing that mass incarceration (a multi-racial problem) is a continuation of race-based slavery, suggested that racism explains why her latest movie, "A Wrinkle in Time," got bad reviews. DuVernay gave a back-handed compliment to Vulture's Kyle Buchanan, who wrote about the "subtle, resonant" theme of the black main character's insecurity about her hair. "You were the only Caucasian journalist of any gender to see it, understand it and seriously ask me about it. Appreciate the chat, the sensitivity and the writing," the director tweeted.
  • Street Artist Targets Arnold Schwarzenegger and Harvey Weinstein in ‘Twins’-Inspired #MeToo Posters

    03/14/2018 5:56:37 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 9 replies
    Breitbart ^ | March 14, 2018 | Jerome Hudson
    Street artist Sabo plastered California buildings and benches with fake movie posters featuring actor Arnold Schwarzenegger and disgraced mega-producer Harvey Weinstein standing next to each other, a near-mirror image of the film art for Schwarzenegger’s 1988 comedy classic Twins. The faux film posters see the former California governor wearing a “No Fossil Fuels” pin, while Weinstein (like Danny DeVito, much shorter in stature and leaning on Schwarzenegger) dons a “No NRA” button — a nod to Weinstein’s October pledge to “channel [his] anger” at the NRA. Blaring at the bottom of the posters are the anti-sexual harassment hashtag “#MeToo,” and...