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‘New Life’ Star: Why Faith Films Still Shock Hollywood
11 months ago

‘New Life’ Star: Why Faith Films Still Shock Hollywood

Her 2008 film “Fireproof” made 67 times its very modest budget. Yet Bethea says some in Hollywood still don’t take her seriously.

That may change with “New Life.” The Georgia native …
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Morticia and Gomez: An Adult Love Story
1 year ago

Morticia and Gomez: An Adult Love Story

Noted psychotherapist, author and teacher David Richo wrote a book titled, “How to Be an Adult in Relationships: The Five Keys to Mindful Loving.” In it, he talks about how …
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Dating Guru Gives Hope to Hopeless Romantics
2 years ago

Dating Guru Gives Hope to Hopeless Romantics

Off screen, many relationships simply run their course, says digital matchmaker and CEO of Cyber-Dating Expert Julie Spira. That rarely happens at the movies. Consider the final moments of “Say …
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Pop Culture Confessions: Worst First Date Movie … Ever
2 years ago

Pop Culture Confessions: Worst First Date Movie … Ever

By  •  Opinion

We had met doing volunteer work, an event organized on behalf of singletons in the greater D.C. area. Hey, it was better than screaming pick-up lines into a stranger’s ear …
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HiT Rewind: ‘The Cutting Edge’ (1992)
2 years ago

HiT Rewind: ‘The Cutting Edge’ (1992)

Gilroy’s 1992 film isn’t as high brow as his more recent efforts, but in many ways it’s his most entertaining work to date. That isn’t ’90s nostalgia talking.

“The Cutting Edge” has …
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Why Nicholas Sparks Movies Matter in 2015
2 years ago

Why Nicholas Sparks Movies Matter in 2015

The former rom-com star feasted on wildly improbably plot lines, witness the title alone of 2003’s “How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days.”

Sparks’ stories are different. They’re sweet, …
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New on Netflix: 2014’s Best Horror Comedy
3 years ago

New on Netflix: 2014’s Best Horror Comedy

The horror comedy received a tiny theatrical release and VOD distribution without making a ripple in the pop culture waters. And that’s a shame since its  horror/comedy elixir is so …
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HiT Movie Review: ‘All the Wilderness’
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3 years ago

HiT Movie Review: ‘All the Wilderness’

It’s why Kodi Smit-McPhee is so critical to “All the Wilderness,” a slight but affecting story about a boy’s search for meaning after his father’s death.

The indie drama is spare …
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Anti-‘Shades’ ‘Old Fashioned’ Scores in Limited Release
3 years ago

Anti-‘Shades’ ‘Old Fashioned’ Scores in Limited Release

“Old Fashioned,” the faith-based alternative to the pain and pleasure theatrics of “Shades,” drew an impressive crowd in limited release.

The movie expanded from three theaters to 224 over the weekend, …
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HiT Movie Review: ‘The Rewrite’
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3 years ago

HiT Movie Review: ‘The Rewrite’

“The Rewrite” casts Hugh Grant as Keith Michaels, a flailing screenwriter who takes a teaching gig at a northeastern college. It’s an appropriate setting for a personal rebirth complete with …
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