It is ironic as I was given an option to stay in a mission last summer when speaking in California. I had my wife with me, and still couldn’t bring myself to stay there, it may have been a great mission but it brought back too many personal memories.
The Secret of Roan Inish brings together a family’s legends and reality. It invites us to discover the power of such legends to help us understand who we are and to bring meaning to our life.
In this issue of Beats Weekly, we hear from Good Charlotte’s Madden brothers, a sophomore offering from the up-and-coming For King & Country, remix some Mandisa beats, and check how TFK still rawks after 20 years.
In a week dominated by television releases, there are several solid choices for thrillers to watch in episodic form or movies to make you laugh (or cower).
Of course, when two worlds collide, both will be affected. But this is a film about bearing witness. Every time Book tries to tell the Amish he meets about the truth he knows, they counter by witnessing to a deeper truth—a truth that will, in the end, save him.
With a blend of faith based and geeky themes, the Alpha Omega Con has a very interesting and busy schedule.
Peter Hedges, who wrote What’s Eating Gilbert Grape, had a message to send with his script that resonates throughout the film: we need compassion.
After a particularly poor showing last season, Madden 15 gets the franchise headed in the right direction for a new generation of consoles.
This is the kind of film many viewers of art house films will revel in, for its keen sense of reality and pathos. It is also the kind of film that others might use as an example of all they hate about art house films—protesting that they don’t want to pay and spend their time in such a dark and dismal world—there is enough depression in life anyway.
All of this is prelude to the last fifteen minutes of the film which are the most engaging. Here Baumane bravely tells of her ongoing struggle with suicidal thoughts. In this there is no call for pity, but for understanding—perhaps even her own understanding by being able to put it in words and pictures.
Grief is in many ways a universal. We all go through those times and understand their blend of awkwardness, anger, joys, and sorrows. It is often a time for reconciliation and bonding. A Picture of You reflects the varying moods of grief and interjects a dose of humor.
Beauty And The Beet puts a tune-filled, all-veggie spin on a classic fairy tale starring country superstar Kellie Pickler.
One broken family, two brothers, and an MMA shot at $5 million. What could possibly go… right?
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A family friendly, Christian Comics and Pop Culture Convention makes its way to Los Angeles. Alpha Omega Con will bring together industry professionals, ministry leaders, and fans of comic books, movies, video games, and other media.
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