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News, reviews, and interviews on feature films and documentaries.

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 revives original blockbuster’s charm

By Bob Brown
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Movies | My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 opened last weekend, 14 years after its indie predecessor smashed the box office and earned a best screenplay Oscar…

Midday Roundup: Young American couple among Brussels dead

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Attack toll. An American couple died in last week’s terror attacks in Brussels, the U.S. State Department said Sunday, bringing to four the number of…

Allegiant adds another disappointing chapter to the Divergent series

By Bob Brown
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Movies | Few film series ( Star Wars I , II , and III come to mind) have squandered more potential than Divergent . The films’ directors and writers have consistently…

Miracles from Heaven

By Juliana Chan Erikson
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Movies | One look at the film’s title and you could dismiss this as another one of those forgettable Christian feel-good films Hollywood pushes out every Easter. And…

Eye in the Sky

By Sophia Lee
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Movies | Drone warfare has been a hot-button subject for several years now, as rapid technological innovations blast mankind into uncharted territories. Eye in the Sky

10 Cloverfield Lane

By John Mark Reynolds
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Movies | For most of 10 Cloverfield Lane , one wonders whether it is science fiction, dystopian, or merely a psychological thriller. The film (rated PG-13 for…

London Has Fallen delivers forceful counterpunch to terrorism

By Bob Brown
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Movies | In what may be a sign of the times, the new action-thriller London Has Fallen doesn’t hide its praise for aggressive American foreign policy. But behind the…

Trapped writes a new narrative in pro-abortion propaganda

By Bob Brown
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Movies | Trapped follows a handful of Alabama and Texas abortion center owners and workers feeling the pinch from tough pro-life state regulations. Dawn Porter—the…

Midday Roundup: Idaho pastor survives Sunday morning shooting attack

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Pray for pastor Tim. An Idaho pastor who gave the invocation at a weekend campaign rally for GOP presidential hopeful Ted Cruz was shot and injured outside…

Box Office Top 10

By The Editors
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Movies | For the weekend of Feb. 26-28 according to Box Office Mojo

Animals and allegories

Animals and allegories

By Megan Basham
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Movies | Zootopia has clever insights but trips up with too much adult humor

The Big Short explanation

By David Skeel
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Money | An Oscar-winning film was a short, clever attempt to explain a big financial mess

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