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-ABC Cancels ‘Of Kings and Prophets’: When Bible Stories Are Rejected by Christians

When are Bible stories rejected by Christians? ABC executives are probably asking that question now since their TV ‘Bible’ series “of Kings and Prophets” was such a abject failure  that the network has cancelled it after only two episodes and doesn’t even plan to air any of the remaining episodes that are completed. When a […]

-The Biblical Origins of : “Live Long and Prosper”?

Leonard Nimoy passed away this week and on Facebook I literally read dozens of references to his famous saying in the Star Trek series and movies: “Live Long and Prosper” View the video above where Leonard Nimoy talks origins of Spock’s famous greeting as having its origin in a Jewish Cohen blessing over a congregation. […]

-Law & Order Cancelled

It lasted for 20 years and was nearly the longest running prime time show ever except for the venerable Gunsmoke. Now comes the word that Law and Order has been cancelled. In response, Instapundit made the following observation: “IT MOVED LEFT, HEMORRHAGED VIEWERS, and now Law & Order has been cancelled.” I personally stopped watching […]

-The Polanski Affair: “Hollywood Has the Best Moral Compass”?

(Roman Polanski via last.fm) Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein said the following in an interview when it was pointed out that there was a wide gap between how ‘Hollywood’ folks felt about the Roman Polanski affair and how the rest of America viewed it: "Hollywood has the best moral compass, because it has compassion. We were […]

-Filmmaker Michael Moore: ‘Capitalism Did Nothing For Me’—Really?

Millionaire Filmmaker Michael Moore said in an interview with CNSNews.com just before the premiere of his upcoming documentary, “Capitalism: A Love Story": ‘Capitalism Did Nothing For Me’ In the interview it was pointed out that he had amassed an estimated $ 50 Million fortune through the Western capitalist economic system yet that was his response. […]

-Should Penn Thank Prop 8 for His Oscar?

(Image via Wikipedia) Am I the only one that thinks that the passage of Prop 8 (California’s Traditional Marriage Amendment) might have had something to do with Sean Penn winning an Oscar? Hardly! For a couple of months now we have heard from movie reviewers nothing but raves and superlatives about Mickey Rourke’s acting performance […]

Hollywood Unhinged: Matt Damon on Gov. Palin

Response: Gov. Palin never claimed anywhere that dinosaurs were on the earth only 4,000 years ago–a false conjecture. Also, the supposed library book banning has been exposed as a complete hoax by CNN and USA Today. Sorry Matt, thinking and talking without a script is obviously not your forte.            *Top

"The Golden Compass": Christian Concerns

The movie-"The Golden Compass" is released today across America. This is a major budget New Line Cinema production reportedly costing over $150 million to produce and features a number of major Hollywood stars. The movie is based upon a series of books by Philip Pullman, who is an admitted atheist, and who reportedly wrote the […]

Is Clinton Blocking the DVD of “The Path to 9/11″?

A DVD version of the award winning miniseries, “The Path to 9/11“, which was originally shown on ABC a year ago with over 25 million viewers, is not going to be offered anytime soon according to the series screenwriter, Cyrus Nowrasteh. Normally, a DVD would have been offered in January for the miniseries, four months […]

The Oscars 2007: Comments

Congratulations to Helen Mirren who won Best Actress for her role as Queen Elizabeth II.  It was an incredible performance and the award was well deserved.  Is anyone really surprised that Mel Gibson’s “Apocalypto” didn’t win anything despite 3 nominations?  Still believe that the cinematography in it was among the best I have ever seen. […]