Investigating Christianity’s Claims about Jesus in “The Case for Christ” Movie

In the early 1980s, Lee Strobel, an atheist and legal editor of the Chicago Tribune, decided to investigate the facts surrounding the case of Christianity – largely to discredit the faith of his wife who was converted. He interviewed biblical scholars, medical doctors and psychologists; read history, philosophy and apologetics; studied archeology and ancient literature; and picked apart the Bible. The result was best-selling book, … Continue reading Investigating Christianity’s Claims about Jesus in “The Case for Christ” Movie

Mel Gibson Guns for Oscar Best Director Prize with “Hacksaw Ridge”

With films that span from the classic, Oscar Best Picture-winning Braveheart to The Patriot, We Were Soldiers, The Passion of the Christ and his most recently directed film, the Mayan civilization epic Apocalypto, Mel Gibson has become known for meshing big themes with atmospheric style that takes audiences into revealing worlds. Now, Mel Gibson’s re-creates with a mesmerizing realism the epic combat that saw the … Continue reading Mel Gibson Guns for Oscar Best Director Prize with “Hacksaw Ridge”

Academy Award Winner Octavia Spencer in ‘Papa’ in Faith-Based Movie “The Shack”

Based on the New York Times best-selling novel, “The Shack” takes us on a father’s uplifting spiritual journey. After suffering a family tragedy, Mack Phillips (Sam Worthington) spirals into a deep depression causing him to question his innermost beliefs. Facing a crisis of faith, he receives a mysterious letter urging him to an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness. Despite his doubts, Mack journeys … Continue reading Academy Award Winner Octavia Spencer in ‘Papa’ in Faith-Based Movie “The Shack”

Life of St. Pedro Poveda Movie to be Screened at Ayala Malls Cinemas

The highly acclaimed and award-winning movie “Poveda” about the inspiring true story of the revolutionary St. Pedro Poveda will open in selected Ayala Malls Cinemas in the Philippines on December 7.                 Awarded with Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Director at the recently concluded Buenos Aires Non Stop Art Festival, “Poveda” is based on a true story directed by Pablo Moreno of which screenplay he also … Continue reading Life of St. Pedro Poveda Movie to be Screened at Ayala Malls Cinemas

MOVIE REVIEW: Ben-Hur (2016)

BEN-HUR (2016) Review Directed by Timur Bekmambetov This is a story about brotherhood, about a family, about faith, about sacrifices and pain. This is the story of Judah Ben-Hur.A remake of the 1959 film which was adapted from Kaw Wallace’s 1880 novel Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ. It won a record of 11 Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor in a … Continue reading MOVIE REVIEW: Ben-Hur (2016)

Action-Packed ‘Ben-Hur’ Also a Timely Story of Forgiveness

Paramount Pictures’ and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures’ “Ben-Hur” is a spectacular, action-adventure in epic scale in the tradition of “Gladiator.” But more than that, it is a timely story of forgiveness, the very core of the original novel from which the film is based, Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ by Lew Wallace. In fact, although “Ben-Hur” has all the makings of a classic revenge epic, the … Continue reading Action-Packed ‘Ben-Hur’ Also a Timely Story of Forgiveness

Rodrigo Santoro Feels Blessed to Play Jesus Christ in ‘Ben-Hur’

Brazilian superstar Rodrigo Santoro (“300,” “300: Rise of an Empire”) plays Jesus Christ, who crosses paths with the film’s mortal hero, Ben-Hur (Jack Huston) in Paramount Pictures’ epic action adventure “Ben-Hur,” based on Lew Wallace’s timeless novel, Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ. Watch the music video “Ceasefire” by King and Country for “Ben-Hur” Directed by Timur Bekmambetov (“Wanted”), the film is the epic story of … Continue reading Rodrigo Santoro Feels Blessed to Play Jesus Christ in ‘Ben-Hur’

Socio-Political Film ‘dIYOS-DIYOSAn’ Opens May 4 in SM Cinemas

1986- She loved her country but hated God. That is why Estrell, played by Princess Punzalan, made sure that each of her 4th year High School students would do the same. “Serve the people!” she said. “But believe only in yourself.” Her brilliant but broken favorite student, Bernard, played by John Prats, did just as she instructed. He believed in himself, albeit only in himself. … Continue reading Socio-Political Film ‘dIYOS-DIYOSAn’ Opens May 4 in SM Cinemas

Jennifer Garner Keeps the Faith with ‘Miracles from Heaven’

The core of Columbia Pictures’ new inspiring film “Miracles From Heaven” is a mother on fire, an impassioned, if constantly questioning 21st Century woman, who never lets up or lets go in her efforts to keep her child from harm. But to get deep into the grit and turmoil of that kind of maternal drive, the filmmakers knew they needed an actress who would go … Continue reading Jennifer Garner Keeps the Faith with ‘Miracles from Heaven’