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HiT Review: ‘Free State of Jones,’ ‘Fundamentals/Caring’
4 years ago

HiT Review: ‘Free State of Jones,’ ‘Fundamentals/Caring’

“Free State of Jones” finds McConaughey bringing a little known American hero to life. We can accept Hollywood sanding off the flaws of such figures. What’s done here isn’t just …
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HiT Play Review: DCPA’s ‘One Night in Miami…’
5 years ago

HiT Play Review: DCPA’s ‘One Night in Miami…’

Lean too heavily on fiction, and you’re bound to upset purists while opening oneself up to charges of wishful thinking. Tell a mostly true tale, and audiences may walk away …
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‘Imitation Game’ Wins Top Prize from Liberty in Film Awards
5 years ago

‘Imitation Game’ Wins Top Prize from Liberty in Film Awards

The dramatic tale of how Alan Turing helped the Allies smite Germany’s war machine earned a prestigious honor this week all the same.

The Moving Picture Institute (MPI) gave “Game” its …
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Arena Stage Brings Antonin Scalia to Life in ‘The Originalist’
5 years ago

Arena Stage Brings Antonin Scalia to Life in ‘The Originalist’

By  •  Plays

“The Originalist,” starring Helen Hayes Award winner Edward Gero as Supreme Court Justice Scalia, will make its world premiere March 6 at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater.


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Newsboys’ ‘We Believe’ Shares ‘A.D.’s’ Uplifting Message
5 years ago

Newsboys’ ‘We Believe’ Shares ‘A.D.’s’ Uplifting Message

Both “Noah” and “Exodus: Gods and Kings” repeatedly downplayed the spirituality of the stories in question, both on screen and during the marketing push behind the films.

Not “A.D. The …
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History Takes a Drubbing from ‘Sons of Liberty’
5 years ago

History Takes a Drubbing from ‘Sons of Liberty’

“Sons of Liberty” is not just playing fast and loose with reality but completely distorting basic history.

The six-hour miniseries’ main character, Sam Adams (Ben Barnes), who was in his …
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‘Little Boy’ Producer: Film’s Faith ‘Honest’ Given War’s Toll
5 years ago

‘Little Boy’ Producer: Film’s Faith ‘Honest’ Given War’s Toll

The Mexican star previously produced and starred in “Bella,” the emotional tale of an unmarried woman considering adoption. The 2006 movie connected with pro-life audiences, scoring an impressive $7.9 million.


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Top 5 Realistic, Unrealistic War Movies
5 years ago

Top 5 Realistic, Unrealistic War Movies

Hollywood keeps trying all the same, both to sell tickets and, in some cases, honor the men and women of the U.S. military who sacrifice so much for their fellow citizens.


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