The attendees hover outside the doors at the reception as final preparations are made inside the Grand Ballroom of the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, where the Movieguide Gala is about to start.
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Gala hosts Kyle Massey (center) and brother Christiopher Massey (right) make their way through the press to get ready for the 18th Movieguide(R) Faith & Values Award Gala.
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Teleprompter rehearsals are going on. First up is Delroy Lindo, a voice from the movie up and star of many theatrical movies!
Then, sounds checks start for Matthew "Mdot" Finley.
Meanwhile, volunteers are getting ready to greet celebrities for their arrival.
And, Kendra Mathews, associate editor at Movieguide(R) keeps everything in control.
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Right now, Dr. Baehr is reviewing his presentation tonight as part of the Report to the Entertainment Industry.
The lighting crews are working to give the finishing touches to the stage.
The sound is being set up.
Volunteers are arriving.
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The devastating harm from pornography is becoming more evident with each passing day. Now a website has been launched to provide ready access to credible, peer-reviewed research documenting that harm.
"Pornography Harms, http://pornharms.com, is a one-stop location for sound research, news articles and opinion pieces demonstrating the harm from pornography," said Patrick Trueman, the site's creator. "The site will be of great help to researchers at all academic levels and the press and concerned public."
Trueman, the former chief of the U.S. Department of Justice Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section, expressed strong concern for the direction of America due to the prominence of pornography in the daily lives of our citizens.
HOLLYWOOD, CA - Moviegoers prefer movies with Christian and biblical values, reveals an annual study of box office figures among the major movies produced by Hollywood.
According to Movieguide®'s 2010 Annual Report to the Entertainment Industry, of the movies released by the six major studios and the major independent studios in 2009, movies with very strong Christian worldviews (such as "The Blind Side" and "Disney's A Christmas Carol") averaged $75.7 million per movie at the North American box office in 2009, but movies with very strong Non-Christian worldviews (such as "Brüno") averaged only $26.9.
"Movies with very strong Christian worldviews average the most money by far," said Dr. Baehr, Founder and Publisher of Moviegui...
Moviegoers here and overseas still prefer conservative movies with strong Pro-American, traditional, patriotic, capitalistic, anti-communist content or values and biblical morality to a great extent, a new study by Movieguide® finds.
"This annual cultural trend continues to show most people in this world respond to conservative, traditional values, not radical, utopian, unworkable, and immoral anti-conservative ideologies," said Dr. Ted Baehr, Founder and Publisher of Movieguide®: The Family Guide to Movies and Entertainment, a Christian conservative advocacy group.
Dr. Baehr noted that the "vast majority" of the world's population is religious, with about 2.3 billion people saying they are Christian, about 1.6 billion saying...