Movies, TV & Media

Super Bowl Rejects ProLife Ad

February 1, 2009

David Putman writes, “Please go to this website right now and view the commercial NBC will not air during Sunday’s Super Bowl, yet they are supporting Pedigree’s pet adoption drive.  They also has no problem with the PETA ad even though it is very political. There is major cognitive dissonance contained in this decision as [...]

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Another Good “Old” Movie

January 11, 2009

We had watched it quite a while ago but just watched it again the other day. Janet and I both had tears in our eyes. “Mr. Holland’s Opus” is a great movie to watch if you haven’t seen it — or if you saw it a long time ago. A music teacher with a deaf [...]

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Two Good Movies

December 27, 2008

Nice to slow down a few days to relax and watch a couple of recommended movies with the Christmas lights blinking. Janet and I watched two movies this week that we would recommend. First, The Ultimate Gift in which a rich would-be heir — to billions of dollars — is taught many lessons about life, [...]

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Stunning Success of “Fireproof”

October 3, 2008

Review of the Christian movie that defends marriage in Hollywood. It came in fourth in the ratings even though it was only in 850 theatres. With traditional marriage on the rocks, this movie is a strong statement in defense of the God-given gift of marriage. Click here to read the review.

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Ron Howard was good as Opie…

June 11, 2008

…and should have stayed that way. Too bad he has to be destructive in his later life. Ron Howard Filming another Dan Brown Novel  Rome, Jun. 10, 2008 ( – Actor Tom Hanks is in Rome for the filming of Angels and Demons, a film adaptation of the book by Dan Brown. Director Ron Howard [...]

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Jimmy Akin Reviews the Movies

June 7, 2008

Jimmy is one of the smartest guys I know. He is also good at reviewing and commenting on movies, along with Steven Greydanus of Good Year for Family Movies Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

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Expelled: No Intelligence

April 26, 2008

EXPELLED: No Intelligence AllowedA mini-review by Stan Williams, PhDCheck out Stan's website here It's important. I've been writing and debating some of these issues for 40 years. Stein does a good job of trying to simply open up the debate with those that control the teaching of science in schools. The metaphors Stein employs at [...]

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Author of “Golden Compass” Dishonest

December 1, 2007

On the real intent and dishonesty of Pullman, author of Golden Compass, click here to read Jimmy Akins comments.

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Watched House MD?

November 12, 2007

Most interesting part is in blue text below. NO TV in our house Janet and I got rid of our television service earlier this year and we love it. We don’t even get the local channels anymore. I was raised without TV since my dad would not get a TV — saying “We will read [...]

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The Golden Compass — an Anti-religious Movie?

November 8, 2007

I have received several e-mails warning me not to see the new fantasy movie entitled The Golden Compass — or allow my kids to see it. I have been told that it is done with an extreme bias against religion, especially Catholicism and the Christian faith. Is this true? Snopes says YES and explains. Also, read [...]

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Make sure to See and Support Bella

October 23, 2007

This is a great movie that the winner at the Toronto Film Festival and many others. It is a marvelous and touching love story with a bold pro-life theme. It is recommended that all Christians see this movie, not only because it is a great movie, but because we need to support other Christians who make [...]

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This Might be a Good Movie?

October 2, 2007

I just watched the trailer for "The Ten Commandments." It looks like it could be a good movie. We'll have to wait and see. You can veiw the trailer here.

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Join our Evangelical Brethren to Oppose Media Bias against Christ!

September 20, 2007

Please help us stand up for Christ NOW!  Miracle Theater launches "Million Voices For Christ" Petition!  Dear Friends in Christ,You may have heard recent anti-Christian comments made by Kathy Griffin while accepting an Emmy award. We, as Christian entertainers, do not take it lightly that the name of our Lord and Savior has been mocked, [...]

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Spitfire Grill

July 21, 2007

If you haven't watched this movie, especially if you're a Catholic family, then set aside some time to watch it together. It is about 11 years old now but we just watched it and were again impressed with the story, the emotion and the message. Percy has just been released from prison and stops to [...]

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Wrestling with God – Very Interesting Movie

June 20, 2007

Last night Janet and I watched a movie which I had gotten on a whim because it was Jewish and sounded interesting. It was — both! It was entitled Ushpizin and followed an Orthodox Jewish couple wrestling with God — and each other and everyone else — during the festival of Succoth. It has a [...]

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Sophie Scholl

April 11, 2007

Several months ago we recommended a film called The Ninth Day in which a Catholic priest is released from Dachua for nine days. Now I would recommend a movie in a similar vein called Sophie Scholl: the Final Days. It is a true story; at least it is a dramatization of the final days of [...]

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