It’s supposed to be “a modern-day parable” but are parables really supposed to be this depressing?
When Sara Bareilles found out that her new album was nominated for Album of the Year in this year’s Grammy Awards, Bareilles simply “ran around screaming my head off”.
Quite the opposite of feel-good cinema, but director Lee Daniels is mostly successful in satisfying his multi-faceted objectives.
A comedy that deals with serious themes but manages to stay light enough on its feet that any moments of heavy-handedness are forgivable.
What really sets Linsanity apart from other documentaries is the presence of faith basketball star Jeremy Lin gives to his interviews.
Earlier this year, Robert Treskillard’s debut novel Merlin’s Blade marked a fresh entry into the canon of King Arthur literature.
Seems to serve as a family-friendly version of the art vs. commerce debate, but also packs an emotional and thematic wallop.
“We can’t hold back our grateful song,” declares Atlanta’s North Point Community Church worship leader Casey Darnell.
Just too much disturbing pornographic imagery to recommend this film. But if there's a silver lining, it's rescue from the hopelessness.
Prisoners is a story of human pain and loss, and of how we respond to the temptation to carry out our own ideas of justice.
Multiple Grammy nominated and Dove Award-winning artist Brandon Heath one ups all those honors with his first holiday album, Christmas Is Here.
A goofy, unserious film that generates laugh after laugh, stopping well short of the raunch-fests that pass for movie comedies today.
For those who like to celebrate with a good action film, this is the place to start: humor, tension, non-stop action and more.
Kent Covington recently talked with Klavan about cultural renewal, and about Klavan's latest novel, Nightmare City.
Less bloated, this second installment stands as a premium Hollywood production that can teach other major lit-franchises a thing or two.
Four-man pop/rock/soul band Royal Tailor is off to a fantastic start: a Grammy Award nomination for its first album, tours with Casting Crowns and on the multi-artist Winter Jam.
How do you get kids to read one of the world’s oldest books? Ask Sally Lloyd-Jones, whose The Jesus Storybook Bible recently passed the critical mark of 1 million copies sold.
Surprising how much better it is to its predecessor is in every possible way. The storyline is just as compelling as the special effects.
Hans Christian Andersen's "The Snow Queen" comes to life in a retelling that will have families laughing and singing, and hearts melting.
- November 28, 2013 |