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French filmmaker Luc Besson always seems to be wrestling with philosophical issues. Unfortunately, he’s brought his ill-informed, drug induced, gnostic musings, complete with pseudoscience, to the big screen with LUCY, starring Scarlett Johansson. Besson is commended for making his vision his movie, but beyond that, his vision is a mess. The movie opens with Lucy being manipulated by Richard in some Chinese town to deliver a small silver briefca… Continue reading

The Importance of Dialogue and Dialect

The Importance of Dialogue and Dialect By Dr. Ted Baehr, Publisher There are a few successful popcorn movies that ignore dialect, such as DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES where one ape sounds British and another sounds American, while a third sounds Australian. Furthermore, there are, of course, people who couldn’t care less. More often than not, however, great sound and great dialect makes a movie better. One of our favorite animated movies was… Continue reading

New STAR WARS Actor Takes A Jab At Political Correctness

New STAR WARS Actor Takes Jabs at Marvel’s Political Correctness By Ben Kayser, Managing Editor Tuesday morning, breakout star John Boyega who has a leading role in the upcoming STAR WARS: EPISODE VII, went on a tongue-in-cheek rant against political correctness regarding recent Marvel Comics news. Recently, Marvel made two announcements regarding two pivotal Avengers characters who’ll be stepping down from their heroic duties in the print vers… Continue reading

Christians Prefer Accuracy in Faith-Based Movies

Christians Prefer Accuracy in Faith-Based Movies By Job Garcia, Contributing Writer Religion and faith are extremely important for those who faithfully practice them. For many Christians, their faith and the Holy Scriptures are sacred and must be regarded with much reverence. Faithful Christians believe that matters of faith and Scripture must be handled with care. Believers are extremely sensitive about how the Christian faith and narratives o… Continue reading

The Swine in Church

The Swine in Church By David Outten, Production Editor A popular expression is to say there’s an elephant in the room. The implication is that there’s a huge problem right under everyone’s nose that no one wants to address. The church faces just such a problem. Surveys show that almost 50 percent of men in church have a problem with pornography. All too often the pastor is one of them. I was one of them. I came to accept Jesus Christ as my Lord… Continue reading


THE SIGNIFCANT LIFE could be a study guide for THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2. The book reveals in fascinating detail the many ways in which people fear being unnoticed and forgotten. Like Max in SPIDER-MAN 2, many people try to overcome their sense of insignificance by accomplishing great goals, being unique, associating with others who have significance, becoming infatuated with their personal history, and even in crime and criminal misbehavior. Of… Continue reading

Mendacity and Perfidy

Mendacity and Perfidy By Dr. Ted Baehr, Publisher The news media, whether consciously or unconsciously, by commission or omission, has supported the transformation of the United States from the Land of Freedom to the Land of Socialist Tyranny. As Paul Johnson points out in his classic work MODERN TIMES about the 20th Century, the sea change in the intellectual community occurred in the 1930s when the press was supporting Joseph Stalin, who was… Continue reading

The Good News – The love of Christ

“Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword? … I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.”… Continue reading

Drugs Vs. Religion

Drugs Vs. Religion By Jerry Newcombe Americans are accepting pot in seemingly unprecedented ways. Even as it is becoming legal in more places, such as Colorado by an act of the voters a couple years ago, there are still consequences to face with the widespread use of marijuana. We still reap what we sow. Just the other day, a headline from the Associated Press (7/26/14) read, “Pot seen as reason for rise in Denver homeless.” The art… Continue reading


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