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The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song (PBS) Rated NR

This series follows the story of the Black church through history and culture in order to have cultural change. Starring Henry Louis Gates Jr., Cornel West, and Reginald L. Barnes. I was not impressed with this series. However, the historical … Continue reading

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Spotlight (2015) Rated R

The true story of the Boston Globe’s uncovering the child molestations and cover-ups within the Catholic Archdiocese. Starring Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, and Rachel McAdams. This film is brilliant. It showcases real journalism, which is something we no longer have. … Continue reading

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Pride and Prejudice (2003) Rated PG

Jane Austen’s classic novel is modernized and set in Utah. Elizabeth Bennet is a college student working hard at writing her first novel, until she meets Will Darcy. Based on the book by Jane Austen. Starring Kam Heskin, Orlando Seale, … Continue reading

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First Sunday (2008) Rated PG-13

Two petty criminals try to rob a church, but someone on the staff beat them to it, so they spend the night with the staff to get the money. Starring Ice Cube, Katt Williams, and Tracy Morgan. This film is … Continue reading

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Silent Night (2012) Rated NR

A film based on the story behind the Christmas song, Silent Night. A priest in a small Austrian small town is full of ideas and writes a new carol. Starring Carsten Clemens, Markus von Lingen, and Janina Elkin. I’m not sure how … Continue reading

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One Christmas Wish (2015) Rated TV-PG

A college student places an ad for a family for Christmas. Based on a true story. Starring Amber Riley, Matreya Fedor, and Priscilla Faia. This film is both heartbreaking as well as heartwarming. Jackie Turner, played by Riley, has had a hard … Continue reading

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A Polite Bribe (2013) Rated NR

A documentary looks at Apostle Paul as he works on keeping the first Christians together. Starring Paul Achtemeieir, Jeffrey J. Bütz, and Dominick Crossan. This documentary is brilliantly done with a mixture of interviews with theologians and the retelling of … Continue reading

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God’s Not Dead: A Light in Darkness (2018) Rated PG

Pastor Dave responds to unimaginable tragedy when his church, which is located on the grounds of the local university, is burned down. Starring Megan Alexander, Adeeja Rochele Anderson, Carrlyn Bathe,  David A. R. White, John Corbett, Shane Harper, Benjamin Onyango, and Ted … Continue reading

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The Wedding Chapel (2013) Rated NR

While home visiting her mom, Sarah finds herself entangled in rescuing a church that’s in danger of closing. Starring Emmanuelle Vaugier, Shelley Long, and Mark Deklin. I wish I could enjoy this film more than I did. The Wedding Chapel is … Continue reading

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Christmas Miracle (2012) Rated NR

During a road closure a group of strangers take refuge in a church. Starring Allison Hossack, Aaron Pearl, Dan Payne. This was a thoroughly disappointing film. Mundane and hardly miraculous, it takes a familiar context (people stranded in a snowstorm) and treats it … Continue reading

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