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Heaven is for Real movie, book
April 16, 2014
Apparantly this book and filme are fiction, but the Holy Bible in Luke 16 is for REAL.
Proceed with caution when studying NDEs and, in particular, Heaven is for Real.

Son of God movie is unbiblical, so was 'the bible' tv series

NOAH movie is evil, will do HARM not good

God is Not Dead!
Evidently this is just as unbiblical as the others.
What else would we expect from HELLyweird

11-11-11 Official Full Movie Trailer

Wagon Wheel vision  2 QUAKES VISION

HARBINGER  WARNINGS - Isaiah 9 prophecy
When GOD destroys USA, you cant say He didnt WARN us!

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Starring Greg Kinnear as a small-town pastor whose son claims to have seen heaven after a near-death experience, Sony's “Heaven Is for Real” was third for the weekend with $21.5 million and has taken in $28.5 million since opening Wednesday. It was the fourth faith-based film to score with moviegoers this year, coming on the heels of “Noah,” “God's Not Dead” and “Son of God.”
Hollywood plays to the faithful, finds hits with God

By Ronald Grover and Chris Michaud
(Reuters) - Hollywood has embraced God in a big - and lucrative - way.
The movie "Heaven is for Real," which depicts the story of a young boy who claims to have visited heaven during a near death experience, is the fourth faith-based film this year to stir movie-going audiences with impressive box office numbers.
Made for $12 million, the film, which stars Greg Kinnear, collected $21.5 million over the Easter weekend in U.S. and Canadian theaters, finishing third at the box office behind bigger budget films "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" from Walt Disney and "Rio 2" from Fox.
Two other Christian-based films also cracked the top 10. "Noah," from Viacom's Paramount Pictures, stars Russell Crowe as the biblical figure and was ninth. It has generated more than $93 million at domestic theaters since opening in March, according to the site Box Office Mojo.
"God's Not Dead," about a religious freshman college student who debates his professor over the existence of God, was tenth and has totaled $48 million over five weeks, despite playing in only about half the numbers of theaters of Hollywood's larger films.
Fox's "Son of God," an adaptation of producer Mark Burnett's 10-hour TV mini series "The Bible," generated more than $59 million in domestic ticket sales after opening earlier this year.
"This audience has long felt left out by Hollywood and it certainly looks like this isn't the case anymore," said Paul Dergarabedian, senior market analyst of box office tracking firm Rentrak, in an email. "The numbers will encourage studios to make more of these types of films."

Studios have been searching for more faith-based films since Mel Gibson's 2004 "The Passion of the Christ," which tallied $611.9 million in worldwide ticket sales and was made on a modest $30 million budget, according to Box Office Mojo.
In the last five years alone, Hollywood has made 26 movies that the site classifies as "Christian" films, including three based on "The Chronicles of Narnia" fantasy novels by C.S. Lewis that literary academics say adopted several Christian themes.
"There's a core audience and they're very interested in seeing films with a faith-based center," said Rory Bruer, president of worldwide distribute for Sony Pictures Entertainment, whose TriStar Pictures unit distributed "Heaven is for Real."
"The one main ingredient most have is that they are somewhat inspirational in nature," said Bruer. "People feel like they get something out of it."
Not all get great reviews. "Heaven is for Real" got a positive "fresh" rating from only 31 of 59 reviewers, according to the site Rotten Tomatoes.
But some of the films can have a built-in marketing vehicle, according to David A. R. White, whose company Pure Flix produced the film "God's Not Dead."
White told Entertainment Weekly that Pure Flix waged an aggressive grass-roots campaign that included screening the film for 8,000 pastors prior to its opening.
"We have a lot of relationships to the gatekeepers who can rally their people to go to the movie theater," White told the magazine. He added of the American audience, "160 million plus people call themselves Christians. They go to church once a month, at least. That's a lot of people."

But some of the films can have a built-in marketing vehicle, according to David A. R. White, whose company Pure Flix produced the film "God's Not Dead."
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Saw this trailer earlier - no surprise, but it pretty much comes off as a typical pull-your-heart-strings, Michael Landon nonsense entertainment piece. And man-centered to boot. Scripture in Luke 15:11-31, on the contrary, comes off as POWERFUL.

21st century version of 'prodigal son' story coming to theaters

trailer video:

The new movie "A Long Way Off" is a modern-day prodigal son story that captures the timeless tale of humility, repentance, and reconciliation with both a loving earthly father and the heavenly Father.

Jason Burkey, known for his role in "October Baby" and "Mom's Night Out," is one of the stars of the film. He plays the character Jake, the prodigal son who's unhappy on his family's farm.

"He's knows he's meant for greater things, or at least thinks he is, and he convinces his father to give him his inheritance," Burkey explains.

Much like the biblical story, Jakes then takes the money to the "big city," where he finds trouble.

Distributed by Word Films, Burkey credits many of the earlier filmmakers for laying the groundwork for the recent success of a number of movies with a biblical message.

"There are families all over who are wanting to take the kids to a movie, and to enjoy a night out," he says. "And I think that's great. That's the idea behind movie making - you want to reach as big an audience as you can."

Burkey believes the entertainment industry has finally been able to fully understand the power of faith-based films.

"A Long Way Off" is set to release in theaters May 16.

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1Corinthians 11:18  For first of all, when ye come together in the church, I hear that there be divisions among you; and I partly believe it.
1Co 11:19  For there must be also heresies among you, that they which are approved may be made manifest among you.
'Heaven Is for Real' Movie Generating Divided Christian Opinion

"Heaven Is for Real," the movie based on the near-death experience of a young boy who believes he visited heaven and met Jesus, is generating divided opinions among Christians on whether it presents a biblical message on heaven as it hits theaters Easter weekend.

The movie is based on the best-selling 2010 book Heaven Is for Real: A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back, where pastor Todd Burpo reports on the near-death experience of his then 4-year-old son, Colton, who shares of meeting Jesus in heaven as well as a number of his deceased relatives after undergoing emergency surgery in 2003.

The film adaptation of the book, directed by Randall Wallace, opened on Wednesday, and has received the backing of some Christian groups, including Faith Driven Consumer, which reviews faith or Bible-based films.

With an overall rating of four stars out of five, Faith Driven Consumer states that while the movie "does not clearly present the biblical teaching on how a person gets to heaven or comes to know Jesus, it is a high quality outreach tool for Christians to share with non-believers about the reality of heaven and the Gospel."

In the category of Faith and/or Biblical relevance, the movie scored three-and-a-half stars out of five. Some Christians "may take issue with the hint of universalism and lack of overt reference to repentance and faith in Jesus for salvation and attainment of heaven," Faith Driven Consumer says. Still, "Heaven Is for Real" "gently shares biblical truths in an accessible and non-preachy way – offering hope, encouragement and a strengthening of faith for both Christians and non-believers alike."

Not all agree. Christian TV producer and author of over 30 books Steve Wohlberg argued that the movie promotes an unbiblical view of heaven by suggesting that a person's dead relatives are already there.

"There's one major problem," Wohlberg wrote on Thursday. "Neither the Old or New Testaments teach anywhere that our dead relatives are floating around in heaven waiting to talk to us. Instead, they 'sleep' (1 Cor. 15:51) quietly in their graves awaiting 'the resurrection at the last day' (John 11:25)."

In November 2013, Burpo spoke with The Christian Post and commended the film, calling the parts he had seen "accurate" and well-made.

"They're sharing Colton's message accurately and honestly, and they're doing it incredibly well," the pastor told CP. "I think God is telling people the story."

He added that he believes Hollywood is a "great medium," as many more people will go to the movies rather than read books.

FYI, the guy who wrote this article is a Roman Catholic(he's one of the so-called "liberal media" critics) - ultimately, this is another of their Hegelian Dialectic games - they want to make you think Christians are "winning" the war against liberalism, Hollywood, etc via THIS. But all this is doing is polarizing both ends of the spectrum even further(ie-the lost world will view Christianity to be even more foolish - seriously, it amazes me how the lost world sees the lies and deceptions in these "faith-based" movies).

God Movies Make Money
Brent Bozell | Apr 25, 2014

The accountants in Hollywood don't have to believe in heaven to notice the box office numbers on recent movies with religious themes. "Heaven Is for Real" opened in the days before Easter and grossed more than $22 million, coming in second for the weekend, just $3 million behind the latest "Captain America" blockbuster (in its third week). The movie's per-screen average -- $8,895 -- was far above the rest of the top five.

"Heaven Is for Real," like many movies, is based on a best-selling book. It's a real-life story about 4-year-old Colton Burpo and his visions of heaven after an emergency surgery in 2003. Within three weeks of its November 2010 release, the book debuted at No. 3 on the New York Times best-seller list. Eventually, it made its way to No. 1.

Box Office Mojo reported, "Sony targeted their marketing towards Christian audiences, and placed an emphasis on calling ahead for group ticket sales." Stop the presses. Breaking news. There is a Christian audience, and it has wallets that open.

This has happened repeatedly this year.

It happened in mid-March, when "God's Not Dead" opened at No. 4 with a $9 million gross, and then surprised the ticket-watchers by persistently drawing an audience, as it now approaches $50 million at the box office. This comes despite film critics trashing it, and one insisting, "Even by the rather lax standards of the Christian film industry, 'God's Not Dead' is a disaster."

This was not a studio movie, but a production of the Arizona-based Christian company Pure Flix. At the center of the plot is a debate between a college philosophy professor and a freshman student over the existence of God. No, it's not your usual popcorn fare, but there is an audience that surely enjoys the rare occasion of a script strongly striking back at Richard Dawkins and Charles Darwin, offering rebuttal to the usual atheist arrogance of most pop culture products. Interestingly, there is also this: In the corners of the plot are several Christian product placements -- appearances testifying to Jesus by "Duck Dynasty" stars Willie and Korie Robertson, and the Christian-rock band, the Newsboys. Jesus sells.

One can easily see how the word of mouth spreads on a movie like this, when all the people attending the Newsboys' concert at the movie's end are asked to text message "God's not dead" to their friends and acquaintances.

"Son of God" was produced by adding some new footage and re-editing the Jesus sections of Mark Burnett's History Channel miniseries "The Bible." It was released in mid-February and also showed surprising strength, grossing $25 million in its first weekend and a total of $60 million so far. And why not? "The Bible" has become the top-selling miniseries on DVD of all time.

Some have compared these numbers to "Noah," which hasn't lived up to expectations -- especially after the endless hype. But there's a reason it disappointed. Despite the movie's putative inspiration in the Bible, "Noah" isn't a religious movie. The leftist critics were kind, but critics at the conservative Intercollegiate Review panned it as "The Rocky Horror Bible Show," comparing its Noah to a man-hating, eco-maniacal unabomber, and its story as Genesis "rewritten by Cher." It should tell us something that another big-money Russell Crowe movie, "Gladiator," had a nobler view of God and man.

Just as there's always an audience for a horror movie, and there's always an audience for a romantic comedy, there is always an audience for faith-friendly films. Theater owners have been learning that lesson all year. Will the Hollywood studios ever catch on?

1Timothy 6:9  But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which drown men in destruction and perdition.
1Ti 6:10  For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.
1Ti 6:11  But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.
1Ti 6:12  Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, whereunto thou art also called, and hast professed a good profession before many witnesses.
1Ti 6:13  I give thee charge in the sight of God, who quickeneth all things, and before Christ Jesus, who before Pontius Pilate witnessed a good confession;
1Ti 6:14  That thou keep this commandment without spot, unrebukeable, until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ:
1Ti 6:15  Which in his times he shall shew, who is the blessed and only Potentate, the King of kings, and Lord of lords;
1Ti 6:16  Who only hath immortality, dwelling in the light which no man can approach unto; whom no man hath seen, nor can see: to whom be honour and power everlasting. Amen.
1Ti 6:17  Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not highminded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy;
1Ti 6:18  That they do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to distribute, willing to communicate;
1Ti 6:19  Laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life.


FINALLY a web site/ministry exposing this movie for what it is! Very Happy

God's Not Dead -- A Close Examination

That link keys on the theme song of the movie.
The song is in opposition to scripture.
Is this movie paving the way for the antichrist and new world order?

Yes, you're reading it right - Anne Rice, the author of all of these vampire novels, is behind this Hollywood "Christian" movie! Twisted Evil

"Christ the Lord" to Join Hollywood's 'Year of the Bible'

Ocean Blue Entertainment will begin production of another Christian movie this September. Christ the Lord is based off of a novel by Anne Rice, the author who is most commonly known for her monster series, The Vampire Chronicles.

Rice penned Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt during a time when she embraced the Catholic Church. The story follows the journey of Jesus and his family travelling from Egypt to Nazareth reports the A.V. Club.

Cyrus Nowrasteh will direct the film adaption. Enzo Sisti, who produced The Passion of the Christ will serve as executive producer.

Hollywood’s so-called “Year of the Bible” has already seen the films Son of God, God’s Not Dead, Heaven Is for Real, Noah and the forthcoming Ben Hur remake.

Rice penned Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt during a time when she embraced the Catholic Church. The story follows the journey of Jesus and his family travelling from Egypt to Nazareth reports the A.V. Club.

Brothers and sisters in Christ - this is ALL you need to know from scripture!

Matthew 2:12  And being warned of God in a dream that they should not return to Herod, they departed into their own country another way.
Mat 2:13  And when they were departed, behold, the angel of the Lord appeareth to Joseph in a dream, saying, Arise, and take the young child and his mother, and flee into Egypt, and be thou there until I bring thee word: for Herod will seek the young child to destroy him.
Mat 2:14  When he arose, he took the young child and his mother by night, and departed into Egypt:
Mat 2:15  And was there until the death of Herod: that it might be fulfilled which was spoken of the Lord by the prophet, saying, Out of Egypt have I called my son.
Mat 2:16  Then Herod, when he saw that he was mocked of the wise men, was exceeding wroth, and sent forth, and slew all the children that were in Bethlehem, and in all the coasts thereof, from two years old and under, according to the time which he had diligently enquired of the wise men.
Mat 2:17  Then was fulfilled that which was spoken by Jeremy the prophet, saying,
Mat 2:18  In Rama was there a voice heard, lamentation, and weeping, and great mourning, Rachel weeping for her children, and would not be comforted, because they are not.
Mat 2:19  But when Herod was dead, behold, an angel of the Lord appeareth in a dream to Joseph in Egypt,
Mat 2:20  Saying, Arise, and take the young child and his mother, and go into the land of Israel: for they are dead which sought the young child's life.
Mat 2:21  And he arose, and took the young child and his mother, and came into the land of Israel.

Robert Redford in Talks to Play Oral Roberts in Film 'Come Sunday'

Jeffrey Wright is also in talks to star in the Jonathan Demme-helmed movie about the world of evangelical ministers.

Jonathan Demme is set to tackle the world of evangelical ministers with the film Come Sunday and is enlisting Robert Redford to play the late Oral Roberts.

The film, which will be financed and produced by Endgame Entertainment (Looper), chronicles the true story of Carlton Pearson, a renowned evangelical minister in Tulsa, Okla., who stirs up controversy with his revelation that there is no hell. He loses everything and must rebuild his church and his family and find his own personal faith. Jeffrey Wright (Quantum of Solace) is in talks to take on the starring role of Pearson.

Roberts, an early pioneer of TV evangelism who reached millions of followers worldwide over more than six decades, served as Pearson's mentor. Redford, whose recent credits include the superhero pic Captain America: The Winter Soldier and J.C. Chandor's All Is Lost, is in discussions to tackle the supporting role of the controversial minister.


Alone yet not alone
Good movie - take your friends and family

Alone Yet Not Alone’ Movie Review:
A Strong Family Message Can’t Save This Faith Based Film
Based on the book by Tracy Leininger Craven, an ancestor to the main characters in the film, Alone Yet Not Alone follow immigrants who arrive in America during the bloody French and Indian War which had just begun. The title is a strong Evangelical message linked to a song the mother teaches her daughters: no matter how alone you feel, even at death’s door, you are not alone because of you relationship with God.

It is totally unfair to compare the film to the other recent faith based films (Heaven Is For Real, God’s Not Dead) as Alone Yet Not Alone tells an untold story of history as much as it attempts to encourage and inspire. Other than a George Washington cameo, small scene for Benjamin Franklin, most Americans are oblivious to this period in America’s history.

The Leininger arrives to America in 1755, just as the British reject a partnership with the local Delaware Tribe of Indians and forcing the Natives to join the French brigades and attack the “white men” settling on their land. Ripped from historical record, the accounts here are brutal, insensitive and don’t paint the indigenous tribes as much more than savages. Barbara and Regina Leininger survive the attack on their home, but now are separated and held captive by the Indians for years.

History supports the story (which is actually less violent than actual events (read more HERE) as the slaughter across the frontier was perpetuated by the bureaucracy and incompetence of the leaders of the day.

Barbara is forced to face the challenge of leaving her old self behind or risk death by attempting an escape.

The film is wrought with a ton of issues, but has a strong message of family unity, commitment to God and encouragement for the faithful. Alone is a small budget project in the vein of The Last of the Mohicans, also filmed in North Carolina, attempting to reveal the polarizing truth of Indian culture.

Beautiful song

Steve Martin to star in gay marriage-centric 'Father of the Bride 3'

A third installment for the Father of the Bride series is reportedly on the way, with Steve Martin set to reprise his starring role. This time out, though, the focus will be on gay marriage. reports that George Banks, played by Martin, will have to contend with his 29-year-old son Matty getting ready to marry the son of a US Navy SEAL. Hijinks, as in the original 1991 film, will ensue.

Warner Bros., however, hasn't yet confirmed the movie is being made. Even though original director Charles Shyer has reportedly been tapped to direct, Steve Martin is currently the only actor attached to the new film. Kieran Culkin, who played Matty in the series first two outings, hasn't stated he'll reprise his role. However, the new film promises to be timely, wholly original update to the series. The first films were both loose remakes of two movies made in the 1950s.

AMERICA!  The movie
I watched the preview.  Amazing.  God help us all.
Get a tissue and a flag

Costco is removing DSouzas America from shelves.
They issued an order to remove all copies of the book from the shelves of its stores nationwide.
The book is a strong rebuttal of lies behind the Obama policies, which have been supported by Costco co-founder and director Jim Sinegal, a major Demoncrat donor.



"Clavius" is Newest Bible-Based Film in Production

A new film is joining the Hollywood trend of Bible-based movies.

“Clavius,” will feature the story of what happened in the 50 days after Jesus was crucified. Joseph Fiennes, of “Shakespeare in Love” fame, will star as Clavius, a Roman army commander sent by Pontius Pilate to investigate Jesus’ resurrection. The search for Jesus’ body will spark the army commander to question his beliefs.

Tom Felton, known as “Draco Malfoy” from the Harry Potter series, is reportedly appearing in the film as well; his role is so far unspecified. Patrick Aiello will be producing the movie.

“Clavius” is set to release in theatres around Easter 2015. It joins such movies as “Son of God,” Noah,” “God’s Not Dead,” “Heaven Is for Real,” and the upcoming “Exodus,” “Ben-Hur” and “Christ the Lord,” as Hollywood studios race one another to compete for the attention of Christian audiences.

'Black Jesus' Ratings Beat Most Thursday Shows

The controversial Adult Swim original, from "Boondocks" creator Aaron McGruder, tops all of cable and most everything on broadcast.

There may be a few "Hallelujah" choruses ringing in the halls of the Adult Swim offices this good Friday. The network's latest live-action original, Black Jesus, topped all original cable offerings on Thursday and most of broadcast.

  The inaugural outing for Boondocks creator Aaron McGruder's (co-created by Mike Clattenburg) latest late-night comedy averaged a solid 0.9 rating among adults 18 to 49 at 11 p.m. That live-plus-same-day showing tops all original competition on cable for the day — not to mention broadcast series The Quest (ABC), Rookie Blue (ABC) and Gang Related (Fox), as well as NBC comedies Welcome to Sweden and Working the Engels.

Among total viewers, Black Jesus' premiere brought in an equally strong haul: just north of 2 million viewers.

Thursday wasn't exactly a quiet night, either. Though CBS' Big Brother walked away from the night with a hands-down victory in the key demo of adults under 50, there were plenty of scripted offerings on cable. Relatively new USA series Rush and Satisfaction, for example, only match Black Jesus' adults 18 to 49 rating when their respective ratings are combined.

Especially good for Adult Swim, the 11 p.m. airing took every adult and adult male demo, and the show topped the entire day of men 18 to 49 across basic cable.

Black Jesus, as the title may lead one to believe, has generated quite a bit of criticism. The tale of black Jesus (Gerald "Slink" Johnson) living in contemporary Compton has Christian groups, including the American Family Association and the oft-offended subgroup One Million Moms (membership count not confirmed), pushing Adult Swim to pull the show.

Not all Christians are offended, though. Philadelphia pastor Leslie D. Callahan penned an op-ed in Time suggesting there are other things worth boycotting.

'Black Jesus' Character Drops F-Bombs, Smokes Pot and Gets Drunk
8/8/14  The Christian Film & Television Commission (CFTVC), an advocacy group promoting quality Christian entertainment, is organizing a protest against the Cartoon Network's new controversial program Black Jesus.

The live-action program began airing Thursday in the Cartoon Network's controversial "Adult Swim" evening block of unrated, often obscene cartoons and live-action comedies.

The program's Jesus character uses "f" words, smokes marijuana and drinks alcohol to excess. One preview of the show, with bleeped-out "f" words, advertises "the most anticipated comeback in history." It also says viewers should "Get ready to feel the spirit of the glory of the most high," with black gospel music in the background.

Ted Baehr, chairman and founder of CFTVC, said his group is sending a petition to Turner Broadcasting chief John Martin, asking him to cancel the program, which he feels is not only blasphemous but also racist.

"This program isn't a case of accidental offense," Dr. Baehr said. "It's a very purposeful mockery and ridicule of African-Americans, Jesus Christ and Christianity."

He noted that, on its official website, Turner Broadcasting promises to honor "diversity" and to "respect" a "multiplicity of voices" but seems to be violating those principles in giving the go-ahead for Black Jesus.

Evil or Very Mad

"The Lamb" Nativity Film to Hit Theaters This Christmas with All-Animal Cast

Sony Pictures Animation will release a new movie based on the Nativity this Christmas; but “The Lamb” will be different than other Christmas movies with its animated all-animal cast.

Sony is working alongside Christian Hollywood executive DeVon Franklin to produce the film. Tom Sheridan wrote the script for the movie.

Franklin, Seventh-Day Adventist pastor said, “There is a desire for more uplifting content, and content that can inspire and challenge people in a way that makes us think more about our purpose, more about our destiny, and more about our history.”

Hollywood's Year of the Bible has brought multiple high-grossing films including "Noah," "God's Not Dead" and "Heaven Is for Real."

NBC president of late-night programming Paul Telegdy said that there is a secret to the success of religious movies. "There are not a lot ofbooks being read these days," he said, "But there is one that's being read and reread, and that's the Bible."
'God's Not Dead' Actor Says Hollywood Is 'Waking Up' to Christian Films

One of the lead actors in the hit Christian film "God's Not Dead" recently shared his opinion on why Hollywood tends to make relatively few Christian-themed films.

Kevin Sorbo, an actor who played the skeptical professor in the blockbuster film, recently talked with Peter Heck on his radio program about "God's Not Dead" and Hollywood movies.

Observing the success of "God's Not Dead," Heck noted that there "is a market" for Chrsistian films and asked Sorbo when he thinks Hollywood will "get it."

"I don't think it's an 'us vs. them' sort of mentality. But I live in this world. I'm out here, so I see what's going on," said Sorbo.

"I think they're finally starting to wake up. With the success of 'Son of God,' 'Heaven is for Real' and certainly 'God's Not Dead.'"

Sorbo also described Hollywood as an "opposite land" and commented that "everything we do" is different than what they should do.

**But these 99% 501c3, government-runned churches in America get a free pass?

"I hope they get it," said Sorbo, regarding the demand for more Christian films as seen with the commercial success of the aforementioned faith-based films. "It is called show business after all."

This is not the first time Sorbo has been critical of the ideological climate in Hollywood, which he said he considers to be problematic.

**Oh really? Then why in the world are YOU, Kevin Sorbo, WORKING IN Hellywood? You SHOULD know scripture says believers can NOT yoke with unbelievers!

In a March 2013 interview with the anchors of the television program Fox & Friends, Sorbo called the Hollywood entertainment industry the "least tolerant people" in America.

"I certainly get into trouble in Hollywood for some of the things I say, but I am one of the true independent voices in Hollywood," Sorbo said. "I look at both sides of the aisle, look at who's going to really help this country. … Things aren't going that great right now; I think that's very obvious to most people."

Sorbo's remarks come weeks after the film "God's Not Dead" was released to DVD and made available for viewing online through websites such as Amazon.

Also starring Shane Harper and Willie Robertson, the film had a $2 million budget and made over $60 million at the box office.

The film centered on an intellectual debate between an atheist professor, played by Sorbo, and a Christian student, played by Harper.

"'God's Not Dead,' dollar for dollar, has been the most successful movie this year by far and the most successful faith-based movie," added Sorbo.

"My hat's off to all those people out there that watched it and promoted it by telling their friends to go see it."

Best-seller about journey to heaven is pulled

NEW YORK (AP) — A best-selling account of a 6-year-old boy's journey to heaven and back has been pulled after the boy retracted his story.

Spokesman Todd Starowitz of Tyndale House, a leading Christian publisher, confirmed Friday that Alex Malarkey's "The Boy Who Came Back from Heaven: A Remarkable Account of Miracles, Angels, and Life Beyond This World" was being withdrawn. Earlier this week, Malarkey acknowledged in an open letter that he was lying, saying that he had been seeking attention. He also regretted that "people had profited from lies."

"I did not die. I did not go to Heaven," he wrote. "When I made the claims that I did, I had never read the Bible. People have profited from lies, and continue to. They should read the Bible, which is enough."

"The Boy Who Came Back From Heaven" was first published in 2010 and told of a 2004 auto accident which left Malarkey in a coma. According to the book, co-written by Alex's father, Kevin Malarkey, he had visions of angels and of meeting Jesus. In 2014, Tyndale reissued "The Boy," which on the cover includes the billing "A True Story."

The facts of "The Boy Who Came Back From Heaven" have long been disputed in the Christian community, which has challenged reports of divine visions in Malarkey's book and other best-sellers such as Todd Burpo's "Heaven is for Real." Last June, the Southern Baptist Convention passed a resolution declaring "the sufficiency of biblical revelation over subjective experiential explanations to guide one's understanding of the truth about heaven and hell." One of the leading critics has been Malarkey's mother, Beth. In April 2014, she wrote a blog posting saying that the book's success had been "both puzzling and painful to watch" and that she believed Alex had been exploited.

"I could talk about how much it has hurt my son tremendously and even make financial statements public that would prove that he has not received moneys from the book nor have a majority of his needs been funded by it," she wrote.

"What I have walked through with Alex over the past nine years has nearly broken me personally and spiritually. I have wept so deeply for what I have watched my children go through, been made aware of how ignorant I was of some things, how selfish I was, and how Biblically illiterate I was which allowed me to be deceived!"

Exodus * New Epic FAIL!
The story of the Exodus from Egypt is retold every Passover.
But the latest Ridley Scott film, “Exodus: Gods and Kings” fails.
Scott’s “Exodus” alters the bible.
Exodus like Noah are mockery of GOD.

Moses at the Movies 90 years later

I saw the old Exodus and 10 Commandments and they were great.
7 heinous lies “American Sniper” is telling America

The Clint Eastwood film suggests Chris Kyle was haunted by his actions in Iraq. The truth is more unsettling

The film American Sniper, based on the story of the late Navy Seal Chris Kyle, is a box office hit, setting records for an R-rated film released in January. Yet the film, the autobiography of the same name, and the reputation of Chris Kyle are all built on a set of half-truths, myths and outright lies that Hollywood didn’t see fit to clear up.

Here are seven lies about Chris Kyle and the story that director Clint Eastwood is telling:

1. The Film Suggests the Iraq War Was In Response To 9/11: One way to get audiences to unambiguously support Kyle’s actions in the film is to believe he’s there to avenge the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The movie cuts from Kyle watching footage of the attacks to him serving in Iraq, implying there is some link between the two.

2. The Film Invents a Terrorist Sniper Who Works For Multiple Opposing Factions: Kyle’s primary antagonist in the film is a sniper named Mustafa. Mustafa is mentioned in a single paragraph in Kyle’s book, but the movie blows him up into an ever-present figure and Syrian Olympic medal winner who fights for both Sunni insurgents in Fallujah and the Shia Madhi army.

3. The Film Portrays Chris Kyle as Tormented By His Actions: Multiple scenes in the movie portray Kyle as haunted by his service. One of the film’s earliest reviews praised it for showing the “emotional torment of so many military men and women.” But that torment is completely absent from the book the film is based on. In the book, Kyle refers to everyone he fought as “savage, despicable” evil. He writes, “I only wish I had killed more.” He also writes, “I loved what I did. I still do. If circumstances were different – if my family didn’t need me – I’d be back in a heartbeat. I’m not lying or exaggerating to say it was fun. I had the time of my life being a SEAL.” On an appearance on Conan O’Brien’s show he laughs about accidentally shooting an Iraqi insurgent. He once told a military investigator that he doesn’t “shoot people with Korans. I’d like to, but I don’t.”

4. The Real Chris Kyle Made Up A Story About Killing Dozens of People In Post-Katrina New Orleans: Kyle claimed that he killed 30 people in the chaos of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, a story Louisiana writer Jarvis DeBerry calls “preposterous.”  It shows the sort of mentality post-war Kyle had, but the claim doesn’t appear in the film.

5. The Real Chris Kyle Fabricated A Story About Killing Two Men Who Tried To Carjack Him In Texas: Kyle told numerous people a story about killing two alleged carjackers in Texas. Reporters tried repeatedly to verify this claim, but no evidence of it exists.

6. Chris Kyle Was Successfully Sued For Lying About the Former Governor of Minnesota: Kyle alleged that former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura defamed Navy SEALs and got into a fight with him at a local bar. Ventura successfully sued Kyle for the passage in his book, and a jury awarded him $1.845 million.

7. Chris Kyle’s Family Claimed He Donated His Book Proceeds To Veterans’ Charity, But He Kept Most Of The Profits: The National Review debunks the claim that all proceeds of his book went to veterans’ charities. Around 2 percent – $52,000 – went to the charities while the Kyles pocketed $3 million.

Although the movie is an initial box office hit, there is a growing backlash against its simplistic portrayal of the war and misleading take on Kyle’s character. This backlash has reportedly spread among members of the Academy of Motion Picture of Arts and Sciences, which could threaten the film’s shot at racking up Oscars.

pullied several articles from several other threads into this one

Hollywood movies PROMOTE New Age agenda
21 Mar 2010
 Hindus concerned about Julia Roberts' "Eat, Pray, Love "
Nevada (US), Mar 21 : Release date for Oscar winner Julia Roberts (Pretty Woman) starrer "Eat, Pray, Love" has been announced, its trailer is out, but now Hindus are concerned about the authenticity of the depiction of Hinduism objects-rituals-beliefs-concepts-traditions-philosophy in it.

Directed by Emmy nominated Ryan Murphy (Nip/Tuck), its India part was shot in/around Pataudi, about 60 kilometers from India's capital Delhi. Starting with USA release on August 13, it will be released in India on August 27 by Sony Pictures. It is yet to be rated.

Acclaimed Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that Hinduism and its belief system were quite often incorrectly depicted outside India and he hoped that filmmakers in this case would stick to authentic traditions in order to avoid misrepresenting the already misunderstood religion, which was oldest and third largest in the world. Film, being a powerful medium, misrepresentation would not be fair to Hindus and Hinduism.

Zed, who is president of Universal Society of Hinduism, further said that Hindus welcomed Hollywood to explore the spirituality and rich philosophical thought of Hinduism but taking it seriously and depicting it authentically. Refashioning it for mercantile greed or to fit the Hollywood machine created more confusion and hurt the Hindu sentiments.

Zed pointed out that if the filmmaker needed any help concerning depiction of Hinduism or related issues, he or other Hindu scholars would be glad to assist.

Based on Pushcart Prize winner Elizabeth Gilbert's spirituality/travel memoir (played by Roberts), "Eat, Pray, Love" is about her self-discovery and soul-searching after her nasty divorce, exploring through India, Italy, and Indonesia. Gilbert goes to India to learn the "art of devotion". A critic has defined it as "the worst in Western fetishization of Eastern thought and culture".

Meanwhile Bhavna Shinde of Forum for Hindu Awakening has said that filmmakers still have time before the August release to make a final visit to the movie and edit it accordingly so that authenticity of Hinduism is not compromised, and thus honoring the feelings of billion Hindus.

People of India will be anxious to see how perfectly Roberts does her job of cleaning ashram (hermitage) floors as a part of her devotional duty, trying to recite 182-verse Sanskrit chant, and going through grueling hours of meditation while being feasted on by mosquitoes. Gilbert reportedly spent four months in an India ashram few years back, trying to find her spirituality.

Besides Roberts, other cast of this drama film includes Golden Globe winner James Franco (Pineapple Express), Oscar winner Javier Bardem (Before Night Falls), MTV nominated Billy Crudup (Almost Famous), Oscar nominated Richard Jenkins (The Visitor), and Oscar nominated Viola Davis (Doubt). Dede Gardner (A Mighty Heart) is the producer, while Oscar nominated Brad Pitt (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button) is the executive producer.

Hhhhhhmmmmmmm...........a false religious sect complaining a Hollywood movie which is promoting their New Age doctrines is complaining they're "not being represented right"? Also - it was #3 on Yahoo's Top 10 search list.(right behind the deathcare bill) And "Eat, Pray, Love"? Hhhhhhhmmmmmmm...........sounds like similar messages Benjamine Creme/Maitreya have been giving out...

PG-13 movies are now more violent than R-rated '80s flicks -study
Nov 2013
Movies from the 1980s like “Terminator” or “Die Hard” were rated R at the time of their release – but if they were released today, they’d probably be rated PG-13, a new study suggests.

That's because PG-13 movies today — such as “The Hunger Games” or “The Avengers” — contain more violence than the R-rated films of the 1980s, according to a new report published today in the journal Pediatrics. In particular, gun violence in PG-13 films has tripled since 1985, the year the PG-13 rating was first introduced. And overall, violence in movies has nearly quadrupled since the 1950s.

Psychologists say it’s a worrisome trend that we should take seriously, because there is evidence that watching violence on screen increases aggression in real life.

“Of course it’s not the only factor, and it may not even be the most important factor, but it isn’t a trivial factor — and it’s one we can change," says Brad Bushman, an Ohio State University psychologist and lead author of the new report.

Bushman and colleagues analyzed 945 popular films released from 1950 to 2012. Each movie was among the 30 top-grossing films of that year, and they randomly chose 15 of those top 30 movies to scrutinize. Undergrads watched every film and counted every violent act — they defined a violent sequence as “physical acts where the aggressor makes or attempts to make some physical contact with the intention of causing injury or death.”

They found that since 2009, PG-13 movies have featured as much or more violence than the R-rated films released those same years. And in 2012, there was more gun violence in PG-13 films than in the R-rated ones out that year.

Take the “Die Hard” sequels. One of the films the undergrads analyzed was 1990’s “Die Hard 2,” which was rated R. But a later sequel in the series, 2007’s “Live Free or Die Hard,” actually had more gun violence and a comparable amount of overall violence—and yet it was rated PG-13.

Same idea with the “Terminator” movies: The third one in the series, “Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines,” was included in the study— it got an R rating in 2003. But they found that it had less gun violence than 2009’s “Terminator Salvation,” which received a PG-13 rating.

One more example that really jumped out at study co-author Dan Romer was the famously violent 1987 film “The Untouchables.”

“It had gun violence in it that was comparable to a lot of the movies we’re calling PG-13 in the last five years,” says Romer, director of the Adolescent Communication Institute at the University of Pennsylvania's Annenberg Public Policy Center.

“I wouldn’t be surprised if ‘The Untouchables’ today would get a PG-13.” He thinks the same would apply to the Eddie Murphy comedy “Beverly Hills Cop,” which was rated R in 1984, but feels more like today’s PG-13 movies in terms of violence.

“There are exceptions, but in the top-grossing films, over 90 percent of them have some violence,” Romer says. “Violence is very good for Hollywood. And PG-13 is good for Hollywood, because it doesn’t restrict anyone from going into the theater.”

There are a few things that might explain the remarkable rise in violence in PG-13 films. Ratings are determined by the Motion Picture Association of America — which means, Bushman says, they’re “assigned by the industry.” (The MPAA declined to comment on the study, but you can read more about the ratings system here.)

And a movie rated PG-13 will attract more theatergoers than an R, of course, because kids can go see it. Romer also thinks the rise in sci-fi and comic book movies has something to do with it —violence may be easier for us to handle if it’s got a fantasy element to it. And violence is understandable in every language, which means violence-fueled action movies are more marketable overseas than comedies.

The researchers also examined graphic sexual scenes in the movies they analyzed, and found that sex was much more likely to earn a film an R-rating than violence. “Take a film like ‘Ted.’ There’s hardly any violence in that. But because he has sex—not even very graphic sex, they just show him having sex — that gets an R,” Romer says.

It's worth noting that there is also a lot of crude language in that movie, which can also garner a film an R rating. “(Sex) consistently gets an R rating if it’s at all explicit, but that’s not the case with violence," Romer says.

We don’t like the idea that violent movies —or TV shows or video games — influence our behavior. But many studies have suggested that they do. One often-cited 1967 study found that the mere sight of a gun made people act with more hostility, deciding to deliver a harsher electric shock to another study participant. More than 50 other studies since have found similar evidence of the “weapons effect” — the idea that just seeing a weapon can increase aggression.

“People tell me all the time, I watch violent media and I’ve never killed anyone. Well, big deal. Nobody kills anyone; murder is a very rare event,” says Bushman. “So you’ve never murdered anyone. What I want to know is —how do you treat other people?”

**Or look at the public's reactions to violent events like 9/11(or others in recent years like the Boston Marathon bombing) - more times than not it's that of apathy, b/c the everyone's been conditioned by the entertainment media. It's in that "New Order Barbarians" interview where a doctor was invited to a closed-door meeting with a Planned Parenthood director in the late 60's - he spilled the beans over every little NWO agenda. One of them being that they would put a lot of violence in the media to disensithize(sp) the public to where they react apathetically to tragic events.

Watching violent images doesn’t always make us more likely to want to punch things; it can also make us less likely to help people in need, Bushman found in a 2009 study. This is true for all of us, but psychologists agree that children are particularly vulnerable.

Bushman would like to eventually see movie ratings in the U.S. decided by a panel that includes child psychologists, with ratings that clearly spell out which ages the movie is appropriate for. But until then, parents who are worried about their kids seeing violent images on screen can take a few pages from Bushman’s book.

For one, he blocks all violent and sexual content online. He also encourages parents to do their homework – if the kids want to see a movie or buy a video game, Google it first. Scenes from many popular video games are available on YouTube, for example. And parents should also always explain their decision to their kids.

Recently, after reviewing his own son’s birthday wish list, he told him, “You listed five games, and these three are OK. These other two are not good, and let me show you why. We try to give you healthy choices, and not just for food, but for your media diet as well.”

Movie Ratings: Who Sets the Actual Movie Rating?
Planning to take the kids to a PG-13 movie this holiday season? If so, one thing you’ll likely see in the film is gun violence. That’s because a recent study in the scientific journal, “Pediatrics” found that gun violence in PG-13 films has tripled since the rating was first introduced in 1985. Some people are concerned that if teenagers are repeatedly exposed to guns onscreen they may become emotionally desensitized to violence. The solution, argues one of the study’s authors, is to give these films R-ratings instead of PG-13. The dilemma of how to rate movies properly goes back decades. In 1930, Hollywood began policing itself with a system known as the Hays Code. The code involved a series guidelines spelling out themes that couldn’t be shown onscreen, such as nudity, suggestive dancing, the mocking of religion, and drug use. By 1968, societal standards had changed and so the Motion Picture Association of America came up with the modern rating system. An MPAA committee, known as the Classification and Rating Administration, screens the film and determines the rating. There are currently five MPAA ratings: G for General Audience, PG for Parental Guidance Suggested, PG-13 meaning some material may be inappropriate for children under 13, R for Restricted -- people under 17 must be accompanied by an adult – and NC-17, meaning no one under 17 admitted. Even within the MPAA system, ratings standards can be fluid. In 2007, the MPAA announced that it would more strongly consider the amount of onscreen smoking in its rating decisions. The concern about the effects of kids viewing smoking mirrors the current concerns about gun violence.Which means, maybe the safest bet this holiday season is to take the kids to a movie that’s rated G.


Planning to take the kids to a PG-13 movie this holiday season? If so, one thing you’ll likely see in the film is gun violence. That’s because a recent study in the scientific journal, “Pediatrics” found that gun violence in PG-13 films has tripled since the rating was first introduced in 1985. Some people are concerned that if teenagers are repeatedly exposed to guns onscreen they may become emotionally desensitized to violence. The solution, argues one of the study’s authors, is to give these films R-ratings instead of PG-13.

On the contrary - their "solution", believe it or not, has been more(and more)GUN CONTROL - Problem. Reaction. Solution.

The dilemma of how to rate movies properly goes back decades. In 1930, Hollywood began policing itself with a system known as the Hays Code. The code involved a series guidelines spelling out themes that couldn’t be shown onscreen, such as nudity, suggestive dancing, the mocking of religion, and drug use. By 1968, societal standards had changed and so the Motion Picture Association of America came up with the modern rating system. An MPAA committee, known as the Classification and Rating Administration, screens the film and determines the rating.

No surprise - even these false perverted bible versions have done just that - updated everything to where they fit into modern society.

In 2007, the MPAA announced that it would more strongly consider the amount of onscreen smoking in its rating decisions. The concern about the effects of kids viewing smoking mirrors the current concerns about gun violence.Which means, maybe the safest bet this holiday season is to take the kids to a movie that’s rated G.

Uhm...this was part of the cigarette industry's plea bargain with their big lawsuits in the 1990's - that they would no longer pay Hollywood for promoting their products in their movies, tv shows, etc(which is why you don't see much smoking in Hollywood products anymore).

MSM conditioning to accept the AC is really, really heating up...(not that any of the Superman movies should be endorsed, but each time they remake this, the deceptions get much more subtle)

Rev 12:7  And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels,
Rev 12:8  And prevailed not; neither was their place found any more in heaven.
Rev 12:9  And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.
Rev 12:10  And I heard a loud voice saying in heaven, Now is come salvation, and strength, and the kingdom of our God, and the power of his Christ: for the accuser of our brethren is cast down, which accused them before our God day and night.
Rev 12:11  And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives unto the death.

Exclusive: ‘Man of Steel’ teaser trailer gives first glimpse of new Superman

The first teaser for "Man of Steel," next summer's new big-screen version of the DC Comics hero, is in theaters with "The Dark Knight Rises." Though in a unique turn, there are two versions of the trailer, depending on which theater you're in.  Both trailers have the same images, but with different voice-overs.  One (seen above exclusive here on Yahoo! Movies) features Kevin Costner as Jonathan Kent, the Earthling who took in the boy who fell from the sky and named him Clark. The other is spoken by Russell Crowe, who plays Superman's Kryptonian father, Jor-El. Both actors, by some twist of fate, have played Robin Hood.

Both of Superman's father figures give him their thoughts on growing up as a super-powered alien amongst humans.

Jonathan Kent (Coster): You're not just anyone. One day, you're going to have to make a choice. You have to decide what kind of man you want to grow up to be. Whoever that man is, good character or bad, is going to change the world.

Jor-El (Crowe): You will give the people an ideal to strive towards.  They will race behind you, they will stumble, they will fall. But in time, they will join you in the sun. In time, you will help them accomplish wonders.

Trailer for new Superman movie - AC conditioning really heat

'Man of Steel' Trailer: General Zod Warns Earthlings to Surrender Superman
May 2013
General Zod is a heck of a lot scarier than Kryptonite.
The interstellar supervillain is front and center in a new trailer for "Man of Steel" that plays more like a spin-off of "Cloverfield" than it does a teaser for a man-in-tights flick.

As Zod takes control of the airwaves, a scroll announces, "You are not alone."
"I have journeyed across an ocean of stars to reach you," Zod intones, informing the people of earth that he seeks the man he knows as Kal-El.
"To those of you who know of his location, the fate of your planet rests in your hands," he adds.

To prove that he means business, the trailer for "Man of Steel" overflows with exploding cities and impressive-looking alien gadgetry. It's all part of director Zack Snyder's ambition to cast away the ponderousness that weighed down Bryan Singer's "Superman Returns," in favor of a more action-driven storyline.

The clashes and fireballs hurtle by at a breakneck pace, so if you are hoping to unpack the trailer's mysteries on a frame by frame basis, head over here.
Henry Cavill stars as Superman, Michael Shannon portrays General Zod and Amy Adams takes on Lois Lane. "Man of Steel" hits theaters on June 14.

Superman - Christ or Anti-Christ?
Is Superman movie Christlike or More Like the Antichrist?
Some viewers are leaving the theater comparing him more to the anti-Christ.
Superman resorts to violence to accomplish his goals, namely, killing his enemy.
This is so unlike Jesus that Michael Parnell, pastor of Beth Car Baptist Church found himself angry that the studio had the gall to pitch this movie as representing Christian values.

Controversial Jesus Christ Movie
Jun 2012 -  Film from hell DENIES the reusrrection!  THATS OUR SALVATION!

Verhoeven’s take on the life of Jesus Christ discounts all of the miracles that inform the New Testament[/b]. That includes the immaculate conception, and the resurrection. Verhoeven doesn’t believe any of them happened. I wrote about Verhoeven’s ambitions in spring, 2011 as he and his reps at ICM first tried to find funding, no small feat given some of the theories he put forth in the book. The most controversial: that Jesus might have been the product of his mother being raped by a Roman soldier, which Verhoeven said was commonplace at the time, and that Jesus was a radical prophet who performed exorcisms and was convinced he would find the kingdom of Heaven on earth, and did not know he would be sentenced to die on the cross by Pontius Pilate. That, and the discounting of the miracles that pepper the New Testament, has made this a daunting project to set up. But while Verhoeven’s film credits include Showgirls (as well as hits like Robocop, Total Recall and Basic Instinct) he isn’t trying to tantalize here. He is fixated on Christ not for the miracles depicted in the blockbuster film The Passion Of The Christ, but rather in the enduring power of the message Christ preached which have kept him first and foremost in the minds of Christians for 2000 years. Verhoeven feels too many take Jesus’ sacrifice for our sins as a free pass to misbehave, because they think they don’t have to take responsibility for their actions. He feels that the value of Christ’s journey is the opportunity to emulate his life and the values he held dear, like forgiveness.

“If you look at the man, it’s clear you have a person who was completely innovative in the field of ethics,” Verhoeven told me last year. “My own passion for Jesus came when I started to realize that. It’s not about miracles, it’s about a new set of ethics, an openness towards the world, which was anathema in a Roman-dominated world. I believe he was crucified because they felt that politically, he was a dangerous person whose following was getting bigger and bigger. Jesus’ ideals are about the utopia of human behavior, about how we should treat each other, how we should step into the shoes of our enemy.”

Rom 16:17  Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them which cause divisions and offences contrary to the doctrine which ye have learned; and avoid them.
Rom 16:18  For they that are such serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly; and by good words and fair speeches deceive the hearts of the simple.

Mat 24:24  For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall shew great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect.
Mat 24:25  Behold, I have told you before.

2Tim_1:13  Hold fast the form of sound words, which thou hast heard of me, in faith and love which is in Christ Jesus.

Scene in 'Twilight' movie Triggers Seizures in Theater
Nov. 2011
A local man says the latest movie in the popular ‘Twilight’ franchise triggered a seizure, and similar incidents have been reported in theaters around the country.

Brandon Gephart and Kelly Bauman said they were watching “Breaking Dawn: Part One” at a theater Friday night when Brandon sudden began convulsing during a graphic birthing scene.
Brandon said he doesn’t remember anything until he woke up on the theater floor, but Kelly said he was, “convulsing, snorting, trying to breathe.”
“He scared me big time,” she added. Paramedics transported the man to the emergency room and the theater had to cancel the rest of the movie for that showing.

Several reports on internet movie sites show reports of other people suffering similar symptoms during the same scene, which contains flashes of red, black and white. Dr. Michael G. Chez, the medical director of pediatric neurology and epilepsy for Sutter Sacramento, said the reports indicate the scene may be triggering an episode of photosensitive epilepsy.
While rare, the condition can be triggered by flashing red lights in people who are genetically predisposed.

Movies, TV, computer can all cause seizures


Hunger Games

April  2012  Kjos Ministries - Orwellian Theme Behind the Movie
This is a review of the book, Hunger Games. Parents should not allow their pre-teens or teens to read this book or see this movie.

The setting for this trendy teenage tale is an oppressive nation called Panem that occupies what once was America. From its well-protected Capitol, it controls its 12 regional Districts using sophisticated surveillance and communication technology.

The main character, sixteen-year-old Katniss, lives with her mother and twelve-year-old sister, Prim, in District 12, the poorest in the land. Since her father died in a coal-mine disaster, Katniss has been the family’s sole provider. Day after day, she and her friend Gale hunt rabbits and gather herbs and berries on forbidden government land.

As George Orwell and our globalist leaders knew well, common enemies and celebrations inspire solidarity. The rulers of Panem seem to agree. Their catalyst for oneness is the annual “Hunger Games,” which bear an ominous resemblance to the deadly but popular battles in the ancient Roman Coliseum.

Each of the 12 Districts must offer a yearly contribution to the Capitol in the form of two chosen “Tributes”: a boy and a girl (ages twelve through eighteen). According to standard government rules, those twenty-four Tributes will kill each other until only one is left. And while the teenagers fight for their lives, the eyes of every household across the land are glued to the televised battlegrounds. That’s the law.

Somehow the Capitol is able to film every dramatic scene. The agonizing fear of the hunted, the cruel plots of the strong, the miserable hiding places, the horrible injuries, the freezing night-time temperature, the manufactured rain… everything is visible to the families across the land. Their tears or cheers would depend on the fate of their own two Tributes — and on the success of the pre-game promotion of popular contenders.

The Tributes are chosen through a lottery. In District 12, the lot falls on sweet little Prim, who screams out in terror. So big sister Katniss rushes forward to take her place.

Perhaps the author was inspired by the old Greek myth about Theseus, son of the sea god Poseidon. You may remember the story. A monstrous Minotaur inhabits a labyrinth under the magnificent palace of King Minos. Half man and half bull, it feeds only on human flesh. Periodically, seven maidens and seven young men were sacrificed to the menacing beast.

The Hunger Games, NWO for Teenagers
A Glimpse at the New World Order
The hit movie “The Hunger Games” takes place in a dystopian future where the poor and wretched masses live under the high tech tyranny of a wealthy elite. Is the movie depicting the kind of society the elite is trying to establish for the New World Order? We’ll look at characteristics the of world presented in “The Hunger Games” and how they relate to plans for a New World Order.

Pushed by a gigantic marketing campaign, The Hunger Games did not take long before becoming a world-wide sensation, especially among teenagers and young adults. Sometimes referred to as the new Twilight Saga, The Hunger Games has similar components to the previous book-to-movie craze (i.e. a young girl torn between two guys) but takes place in a very different context.

Set in a dystopian future (why is the future always “dystopian”?), The Hunger Games paints a rather grim picture of the world of tomorrow, whether it be from a social, economical or political point of view. In short, it is a big-brotherish nightmare where a rich elite strives on the back of a starving population. Meanwhile, the perversity and voyeurism of mass media is taken to absurd levels and is used by the government as a glue to keep its unjust social order intact. Is The Hunger Games giving teenagers a glimpse of a not too distant future? It doesn’t take a crystal ball to see the elite is trying to take the world in that direction. Let’s look at the fictional yet possible future world of The Hunger Games.

‘Hunger Games’ Leads Box Office Again With $61 Million

Hollywood looks to China for box office growth

'Hunger Games' closes in on 'Avatar' winning streak
April 15, 2012  "The Hunger Games" juggernaut could not be stopped this weekend: Lionsgate's monster hit easily defeated "The Three Stooges" and "The Cabin in the Woods" for its fourth consecutive victory at the domestic box office.

Harry Potter is witchcraft
12 reasons not to see Harry Potter Movies

These articles are from Kjos Ministries

"The story of Harry Potter is an allegory: It is written and packaged to look like fantasy when, in truth, it is a carefully written true description of the training and work of an initiate in an occult order." From The occult roots of Harry Potter magic

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1 (Movie Review)  2010
Harry' Potter and the Deathly Hallows (book review)
Harry's Last Battles & Rowling's Beliefs  Deathly Hallows, 2007
The Deadly Magic of  Potter Movies -- Not just fantasy!  Phoenix ,  2007
Twelve reasons not to see Harry Potter movies   2001
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince  2005
Marketing the occult: Harry's impact on "Christian" values 2005
Movie Magic and Unconscious Learning 2001
Bewitched by Harry Potter  1999
The Power of Suggestion
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix  2003
Harry Potter and the Postmodern Church  2004
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 2002
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Using Alchemy to Teach Christianity?  2003
Harry Potter Lures Kids to Witchcraft - with praise from Christian leaders 1999
A New Twist on Potter, Pokemon and Popular Psychology  2000

Harry Potter Comments by visitors
How mysticism & the occult are changing the Church
Role-Playing Games & Popular Occultism
The Invisible War
Preparing for Victory

Twelve reasons not to see Harry Potter Movies

Berit Kjos - 2001

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone opened on November 16 at a record-breaking number of theaters across the country. "Christian" as well as public schools bussed their students to see the long awaited movie based on the first book in J. K. Rowling's ground-breaking series. Teachers are facilitating classroom discussions that train students to seek "common ground" and conform to an ever-changing group consensus.[2] While forbidding prayer in the name of Jesus, most schools seem to welcome spells and sorcery in the name of Harry Potter.

The pressure to participate in the fun and frenzy is intense. So what can a Christian child do in the midst of such hype, hypocrisy and popular wizardry?  

Those who know God can find answers in His Word. Consider this list of Biblical warnings and wisdom, then put on the Armor of God and pray that He lead you in His way.

1. God shows us that witchcraft, sorcery, spells, divination and magic are evil. He hates those practices because they blind us to His loving ways, then turn our hearts to a deceptive quest for self-empowerment and deadly thrills. Harry Potter's world may be fictional, but the timeless pagan practices it promotes are real and deadly. Well aware that the final result is spiritual bondage and oppression, He warns us:

"There shall not be found among you anyone who... practices witchcraft, or a soothsayer, or one who interprets omens, or a sorcerer, or one who conjures spells, or a medium, or a spiritist, or one who calls up the dead. For all who do these things are an abomination to the Lord..." Deuteronomy 18:9-12

2. The movie's foundation in fantasy, not reality, doesn't diminish its power to change beliefs and values. Imaginary (or virtual) experiences and well-written fantasies can affect the mind and memories as much, if not more, than actual experiences.[3] Designed to stir feelings and produce strong emotional responses, a well-planned myth with likeable characters can be far more memorable than the less exciting daily reality -- especially when reinforced through books, toys and games as well as movies. Small wonder Harry's fans have been counting the days until their next fantastic journey into Hogwarts' classes on sorcery, divination, potions and spells.

"But they hearkened not, nor inclined their ear, but walked in the counsels and in the imagination of their evil heart, and went backward, and not forward." Jeremiah 7:24

3. Each occult image and suggestion prompts the audience to feel more at home in this setting. Children identify with their favorite characters and learn to see wizards and witches from a popular peer perspective rather than from God's perspective. Those who sense that the occult world is evil face a choice: Resist peer pressure or rationalize their imagined participation in Harry's supernatural adventures.        The second choice may quiet the nagging doubts, but rationalizing evil and justifying sin will sear the conscience and shift the child's perception of values from God's perspective to a more "comfortable" cultural adaptation. Even Christian children can easily learn to conform truth to multicultural ideals and turn God's values upside down - just as did God's people in Old Testament days:

"But they hearkened not, nor inclined their ear, but walked in the counsels and in the imagination of their evil heart, and went backward, and not forward." Jeremiah 7:24
"Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil;
Who put darkness for light, and light for darkness....
Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes,
And prudent in their own sight!"  Isaiah 5:2-21

4. God tells us to "abhor what is evil" and "cling to what is good." (Romans 12:9) But when Christian children and teens love the Harry Potter myths, delight in the movie and read the books again and again, they are desensitizing their hearts and minds to its evil. Turning God's truth upside down, they are learning to "love" what is evil. The natural next step is to reject God's wise boundaries and "abhor" what He calls good.

"You love evil more than good...." Psalm 52:3

5. Immersed in Hogwarts' beliefs and values, children learn to ignore or reinterpret God's truth. They lose their natural aversion for the devious spirits represented by the creatures and symbols in this eerie world. Caught up in the exciting story, they absorb the suggested values and store the fascinating images in their minds -- making the forbidden world of the occult seem more normal than the Kingdom of God.

Beware lest anyone cheat you through philosophy and empty deceit, according to the tradition of men, according to the basic principles of the world, and not according to Christ."  Colossians 2:6-9

6. This inner change is usually unconscious, for the occult lessons and impressions tend to bypass rational scrutiny. After all,  who will stop, think and weigh the evidence when caught up in such a fast-moving visual adventure?  Fun fantasies and strategic entertainment has a special way of altering values, compromising beliefs and changing behavior in adults as well as in children.  This learning process has been named "edutainment" -- a favored way to train multicultural citizens for the envisioned 21st century community.  Its power to influence beliefs and behavior is illustrated by today's marketing firms which spend billions on entertaining ads that touch emotions, ignore the facts, yet motivate people to buy the product.

"Turn away my eyes from looking at worthless things, and revive me in Your way." Psalm 119:37

7. The main product marketed through this movie is a new belief system. This pagan ideology comes complete with trading cards, computer and other wizardly games, clothes and decorations stamped with HP symbols, action figures and cuddly dolls and audio cassettes that could keep the child's minds focused on the occult all day and into night. But in God's eyes, such paraphernalia become little more than lures and doorways to deeper involvement with the occult. In contrast, He calls a person "blessed" who -

"walks not in the counsel of the ungodly,
nor stands in the path of sinners,
nor sits in the seat of the scornful [mockers];
"But his delight is in the law of the Lord, and in His law he meditates day and night. Whatever he does shall prosper." Psalm 1:1-3

8. The implied source of power behind Harry's magical feats tend to distort a child's understanding of God. In the movie as in the books, words traditionally used to refer to occult practices become so familiar that children begin to apply the same terms to God and His promised strength. Many learn to see God as a power source that can be manipulated with the right kind of prayers and rituals -- and view his miracles as just another form of magic. They base their understanding of God on their own feelings and wants, not on His revelation of Himself.

"You thought that I was altogether like you; but I will rebuke you...." Psalm 50:21

9. Blind to the true nature of God, children will blend (synthesize) Biblical truth with pagan beliefs and magical practices. In the end, you distort and destroy any remnant of true Christian faith. For our God cannot be molded to match pagan gods.

“For My people have committed two evils:
They have forsaken Me, the fountain of living waters,
And hewn themselves cisterns—broken cisterns that can hold no water." Jeremiah 2:1

10. God tells us to "train up a child in the way He should go."  It starts with teaching them God's truths and training them all day long to see reality from His, not the world's perspective. To succeed, we need to shield them from contrary values until they know His Word and have memorized enough Scriptures to be able to recognize and resist deception. Once they have learned to love what God loves and see from His perspective, they will demonstrate their wisdom by choosing to say "no" to Harry Potter.

“And these words which I command you today shall be in your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, when you walk by the way, when you lie down, and when you rise up." Deuteronomy 6:6-7

11. While some argue that Harry and his friends model friendship and integrity, they actually model how to lie and steal and get away with it. Their examples only add to the cultural relativism embraced by most children today who are honest when it doesn't cost anything, but who lie and cheat when it serves their purpose.

"And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a debased [depraved] mind, to do those things which are not fitting.... They are whisperers, backbiters, haters of God, violent, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents, undiscerning, untrustworthy, unloving, unforgiving, unmerciful; who, knowing the righteous judgment of God, that those who practice such things are deserving of death, not only do the same but also approve of those who practice them." Romans 1:28-32

12. God has a better way. When His children choose to follow His ways, He gives them a heart to love Him, spiritual eyes that can understand and delight in His Word, a sense of His presence and a confidence in His constant care -- no matter what happens around us. Harry Potter's deceptive thrills are worse than worthless when compared to the wonderful riches our Shepherd promises those who will ignore evil and walk with Him.

"Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.

Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy—meditate on these things." Philippians 4:6-8

Jurrassic world - test tubasaurus
22 years ago, Steven Spielberg's "Jurassic Park" started dino-movies.
Their genes are genetically modified for the requisite computer-generated effects and theme park-style attractions.

Jurassic Park has since been endlessly copied but rarely equaled.  "Jurassic World," the latest incarnation, lacksa sense of wonderment, wit and suspense that guided the original.

Jurassic World is a Dino Disney World, a sprawling, monorail-traversed theme park worth billions.

New species of dinosaurs have been genetically created.
The only one who seems to understand the dinosaurs is Chris Pratt's Owen Grady, a kind of Velociraptor Whisperer. He's trained a foursome of Raptors, each sporting their own nickname, by clicking sounds. He shouts commands.

When the dinosaurs' intelligence is again underestimated, chaos returns to the park, courtesy of a wily, ferocious GM hybrid called the Indominus Rex.  
JW is too heavy, needs a few talented comedy writers.

CJ wrote:
Jurrassic world - test tubasaurus
22 years ago, Steven Spielberg's "Jurassic Park" started dino-movies.
Their genes are genetically modified for the requisite computer-generated effects and theme park-style attractions.

Jurassic Park has since been endlessly copied but rarely equaled.  "Jurassic World," the latest incarnation, lacksa sense of wonderment, wit and suspense that guided the original.

Jurassic World is a Dino Disney World, a sprawling, monorail-traversed theme park worth billions.

New species of dinosaurs have been genetically created.
The only one who seems to understand the dinosaurs is Chris Pratt's Owen Grady, a kind of Velociraptor Whisperer. He's trained a foursome of Raptors, each sporting their own nickname, by clicking sounds. He shouts commands.

When the dinosaurs' intelligence is again underestimated, chaos returns to the park, courtesy of a wily, ferocious GM hybrid called the Indominus Rex.  
JW is too heavy, needs a few talented comedy writers.

This has been part of the agenda with Project Bluebeam - to put out Hollywood movies et al to push the evolution agenda.

Lawrence of Arabia

Lawrence of Arabia

The Great War – WW 1 - was triggered 100 years ago.
How interesting that one of the stars of this movie, Omar Sharif, died this month of July 2015.

Lawrence sounds to me like a monk, an Essene, a Holy man of biblical wisdom and the mercy of GOD.  As much as I can extrapalate from reading today, Lawrence is in heaven with the woman who raised him.

July 11, 2015 I saw half of the movie Lawrence of Arabia on television before dozing off.
I did see the combined tribes of Arabia take Aqaba from the Turks.
I have never been a history or movie buff so really knew nothing of this man, so went online to find out.
Lawrence loved the Arabs and the timelessness of the desert.
He seemed to have a divine wisdom which was amazing, and miraculous exploits - at least in the movie.

This writing is mine.  I have included source links from which I took excerpts.

Sir Winston Churchill speaking at the funeral of Lawrence of Arabia said of him,
“He was one of the greatest beings of our time. Whatever our need, we shall never see his like again.”

T.E. Lawrence stands as perhaps the most romantic figure in the history of the British Empire.

Lawrence life is inspiring.
As a boy, Lawrence drew knights and studied the lives of the saints.
He admired their ideals of honor and heroism.
In 1907 Lawrence enrolled at Jesus College on a history scholarship to Oxford,

Lawrence dressed like an Arab while on his mission in the desert.
He has been referred to as “the white Arab” and the “Prince of Mecca.” Yet, his name is known almost exclusively from the movie “Lawrence of Arabia,” played by Peter O’Toole.

He was an archaeologist, soldier, warlord, intelligence operative, diplomat, best-selling author and even inventor.  It is the tale of a visionary whose post-World War I peace plan — had it not been rejected — might have saved generations from war and turmoil in the Middle East.

Lawrence’s Irish father, Thomas Chapman, was an aristocrat and claimed ancestry to Sir Walter Raleigh.  Chapman settled in the UK with Miss Sarah Junner, the governess of his children, and set-up a home under the title of “Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence.”  Sarah was an excellent mother to Lawrence and his 4 brothers, and taught the New Testament to Lawrence at every opportunity.  Lawrence was crushed when, at the age of 10, he found out he and his four brothers were illegitimate. His parents had never married and the family name of Lawrence had been conjured to hide the trail of that illegitimacy.

Lawrence of Arabia

In 1906, Lawrence ran away from home and enlisted in the Royal Artillery. His father bought his way out of the army.
He subjected the desires of his flesh by methods advocated by the saints whose lives he had read.

Lawrence was a man perfectly clear in the way of life, who had achieved a balance between spirit, intellect and body to a degree that few even imagine.

July 7, 1909, Lawrence boarded a ship headed for the Middle East. Little did he know that exactly eight years later to the day he would participate in a special forces attack that would seal his place in history. On July 7, 1917, Lawrence would storm out of the deserts of the Wadi as Sirhan along with the forces of Arab tribal chieftain Auda Abu Tayi  and attack and defeat the Turkish garrison at Aqaba.

Lawrence went back into the British army and then the Royal Air Force under the name Private Shaw.
Lawrence wrote “The Seven Pillars of Wisdom, Revolt in the Desert, The Mint.”
Lawrence died in a motorcycle crash swerving out of the way of two young schoolboys.
Lawrence was a man who was completely disciplined in both mind and body, unmoved by most of the world’s trappings and certain in his ideas about the world’s problems and solutions.  But the power elite was still able to seduce him and he compromised his principles on their behalf.  His regrets plagued him for the rest of his life.”

His brother Arnold became a professor of archaeology at Cambridge. In 1964, Arnold told America that he hated the film “Lawrence of Arabia,” calling it pretentious.  Lawrence was one of the nicest, kindest and most exhilarating people I’ve known. He often appeared cheerful when he was unhappy.

Lawrence of Arabia
Winner of 7 Academy Awards, including best picture in 1962
It is the story of T.E. Lawrence, a lieutenant in the British army in World War I.
The film follows Lawrence from Cairo to the end of WWI.
It is a story of the beginning of the Arab nations.

The film took 2 years to complete. Peter O'Toole stars as Lawrence.
Also stars Omar Sherif, Anthony Quinn, Sir Alec Guinness, and others.
The backdrop is the vast Arabian desert, as Lawrence gathers together the various Bedouin tribes and make them into an army to fight the Turks.  Apart from the wisdom of GOD, he could never have done this.


The Wisdom of Lawrence of Arabia
Thomas Edward Lawrence, better known as Lawrence of Arabia, a British intelligence officer who recruited Bedouin tribesmen during World War I.
Lawrence deeply understood the Mideast and saw hope for rational politics.

Ottoman Empire of the Turks dominated the Middle East.
A British Army officer named T.E. Lawrence became a hero in the Arab world when he led nomadic Bedouin tribes in battle against Turkish rule.
Peter O’Toole immortalized him in the epic movie, “Lawrence of Arabia.”

The hopeful Lawrence drew his own “peace map” of the region, one that paid closer heed to tribal allegiances and rivalries. The map could have saved the world a lot of time, trouble and treasure, one historian said, providing the region “with a far better starting point than the crude imperial carve up.”

Coffee with Omar Sharif
Egyptian actor Omar Sharif told news correspondent Smadar Perry about his Jewish and Israeli ties during a casual 1980s meeting at a Cairo hotel in the 1980s.  I spot Omar Sharif in the lobby of the Mena House Hotel. "Will you be willing to give an Israeli journalist an interview?" I ask. He immediately says yes.
Omar insisted on a picture showing him pouring coffee to the Israeli journalist. He spoke about the Jewish friends he had during his childhood in Egypt, told me about Israeli businesspeople who had taken care of him while he lived in France, confessed that he had become addicted to gambling and alcohol.  He told me about his desire to visit Israel, but clarified that he would not do so because he was committed to the boycott decisions of the Egyptian actors' association.

Over the years, during my visits to Cairo, I occasionally met him several other times, but he wasn't the same person anymore: The drinking, the financial losses he suffered through gambling and his fading acting career left their mark on him.  Only on Friday, when he died all alone at the age of 83 at a geriatric ward in a Cairo hospital, after suffering from Alzheimer's disease, Egypt forgave him and plunged into deep mourning.

Omar is survived by a son and two grandchildren, as well as a cousin who lives in Israel. "My grandfather and Omar's father were brothers, who were separated by politics," she told me on Saturday. "But when I arrived with my parents in London to watch a play he starred in, he invited us backstage and we discovered a warm and intelligent person.

"When I received the news about his death, I cried. I felt I had missed an opportunity to maintain a closer relationship with him. It hurts me to know that a person in his status died in such a state of loneliness."
Omar Sharif brokered Begin-Sadat meeting? / Roee Nahmias
Actor claims in Washington conference that late Sadat asked him 'to feel Begin's pulse.'
Sharif said he wanted to visit Israel, but was committed to Egyptian actor's boycott,7340,L-4678840,00.html

Attack on Aqaba
1962 Lawrence of Arabia Movie clip
This was the coolest part of the whole movie!

Nothing is Written
1962 Lawrence of Arabia Movie clip

Lawrence of Arabia Actor Peter O'Toole died

Lawrence of Arabia Actor Omar Sharif dies
Omar Sharif, star of 'Lawrence Of Arabia' and 'Doctor Zhivago,' died at 83 in Cairo, Egypt after he suffered a heart attack.


Obviously, Rome is Babylon. However, at the same time you can't deny that America is doing it's very best to try to take that prize.

Hellywood movies, from what I've read, get their biggest box office takes in INTERNATIONAL MARKETS(and not just North America). For example, the last Jurassic Park movie made 1 billion dollars worldwide in a heartbeat.

Ultimately, look how many abominations America has influenced all over the world - not just Hellywood, but also other "goodies" like sports(ie-the Super Bowl is very popular worldwide), fast/processed-foods, etc.

America is going to be judged, a very soon.

REVIEW of Star Wars
The Force Awakens

Dec 16, 2015  -  Star Wars: The Force Awakens is probably the sequel most people have been waiting for since the ’80s.
Now THAT is an antiChrist line!  The Evil Barak Obama in 2007 said - we are those you have been waiting for.
This movie follows the culture-altering - excuse me?? -  1977 original and follow-ups.

There is a terrible, cult-like insanity over the new Star Wars movie.
My suspicion is this movie will infer Christians to be bad, evil to be good
Talk radio is going nuts over it, its even in TV ads!
If you choose to see this movie, PRAY for both spiritual protection and discernment FIRST - and afterward.

The force -
-  mimics Gnostic (secret knowledge) approach to religion.
-  the religion in Star Wars is simply Buddhism.

This movie is a battlefront for the NWO
The Evil NWO will FORCE the mandatory chip, beast system
This movie depicts the struggle between good and evil.
Ephesians 6 depicts the actual struggle between good and evil.

This movie takes place 30 years after the events of Return of the Jedi.
Coincidence that the ministry on Earth of Jesus Christ was 33 years??

The Empire has been destroyed but a new sect called The First Order has risen, led by the mysterious Supreme Leader.

They dont even hide America is destroyed, and the New World Order has risen, led by the AntiChrist, Beast and False Prophet of Revelation 13.

Star Wars Harrison Ford gives pilot Han Solo a sardonic, world-weariness that's perhaps not entirely acting.
Yeah!  I hear THAT.

Trailer 1 - reminds me of movie Independence Day

Trailer 2 - kid rides a gas tank

Trailer 3

A black man is one of the stars -  again
Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, and Mark Hamill are 3 other actors

Nazi propaganda in Star Wars
Star Wars includes Nazi imagery with scenes of troops arrayed in long block formations that recall the Nazi rallies.

Woe to those who call Evil good and Good evil,
who put Darkness for Light and light for darkness.

Isaiah 5:20

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Advance Ticket Sales Cross Historic $100M

The Hollywood Reporter
December 15, 2015

Year-end holiday advance ticket sales for J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: The Force Awakens have crossed $100 million in North America, an unheard of number, sources tell The Hollywood Reporter.

That includes $50 million-$60 million in advance ticket sales for the film’s opening weekend. Force Awakens, which held its world premiere Monday night in Los Angeles, begins rolling out Thursday night before playing everywhere Friday morning.

Disney continued to decline comment on advance tickets sales. In recent days, theater owners have been adding screenings of the film to accommodate demand, with Disney insiders stressing there are still plenty of seats available over opening weekend. In order to play the movie, theaters have to commit to carrying Force Awakens for four to five weeks.

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The previous record-holder for advance ticket sales was The Dark Knight Rises in 2012 with $25 million. Sources say Force Awakens sales could even be north of $120 million.

On Tuesday, online ticketing service Fandango reported that Force Awakens has become the company’s top selling title in the company’s 15 year history in terms of advance ticket sales, outpacing such record-setters as Avengers: Age of Ultron and this summer’s Jurassic World, which debuted to a historic $208.8 million domestically. also reports record advance ticket sales, saying Force Awakens has sold more than double the number that Age of Ultron did and 20 percent more than Jurassic World.

Tracking services suggest Force Awakens will debut in the $180 million-$220 million range in North America. December isn’t known for huge openings, since many consumers are distracted by holiday preparations and holiday travel the weekend before Christmas. Rather, holiday titles can have huge multiples, thanks to the stretch between Christmas and New Year’s weekend being the most lucrative corridor of the year in terms of moviegoing.

Security tight at Star Wars theaters
Dec 18, 2015
 -  Suspicious activity outside some theaters, security doubled as the Black Force of ISIS awakens.  Armed guards will be on duty in some cases.  Dont hire armed Muslims!  Like chocolates, you dont know what you'll git.

Some have 5 armed security guards employed at each theater.  They reserve the right to check customers’ bags. We will not let anyone walk in with a backpack or anything larger than a purse, and whatever they are carrying will be checked.

Wouldnt ya know.  ISIS hates fun!
Box Office: 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Hits Record $57 Million Thursday Night
December 17, 2015

J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: The Force Awakens awoke to a record-breaking $57 million in Thursday night previews at the North American box office.

The previous champ was Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows’ Part 2, the final film in the franchise, which earned $43.5 million in Thursday previews in July 2011. The Dark Knight Rises took in $30.6 million in 2012, and Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 took in $30.4 million, also in 2012.

The Force Awakens, directed by Abrams, began showing at 7 p.m. in thousands of theaters after months of anticipation, drawing a heavily male audience (71 percent), according to Rentrak’s exit poll service, PostTrak. Age-wise, 53 percent of Thursday night’s audience was over the age of 25, with the vast majority, 64 percent, between the ages of 18 and 34. Force Awakens is expected to broaden out as the weekend unfolds.

The Disney and Lucasfilm’s sequel, set 30 years after the events of Star Wars: Episode VI — Return of the Jedi, is getting the widest December release of all time and will be playing in a total of 4,134 theaters by Friday.

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' thrills fans, sets records

December 18, 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After months of secrecy and anticipation, "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is thrilling fans and theater owners alike.

The most anticipated film in the galaxy opened globally Thursday, setting international and pre-sale box-office records and delighting moviegoers who've had opening-night tickets in hand for months.

Kelly Andrews, who wears her love of "Star Wars" on her skin in the form of Yoda and R2-D2 tattoos, bought tickets in October for the first showing at Hollywood's classic TCL Chinese Theatre, where the original "Star Wars" premiered in 1977.

"It was outstanding," she said as she left the screening Thursday night clutching a shiny keepsake popcorn bin. "I cried happy tears. I cried sad tears. It was beautiful."

She was among thousands of devotees who praised the space saga's latest installment. The film has received overwhelmingly positive reviews from critics and fans internationally.

All over the world, "Star Wars" enthusiasts toted lightsabers and wore character costumes to packed opening-night showings of "The Force Awakens." They laughed and cheered and gasped together, illuminating their sabers in the theater during key scenes.

While domestic box-office returns won't be available until later Friday, the Walt Disney Co. said Thursday the film debuted with $14.1 million from its first screenings in 12 international markets. The largest was France, where the film earned $5.2 million. It set a one-day record in Norway and Sweden.

More than $100 million in tickets have been presold in North America. The movie ticket service Fandango said it has already sold more tickets for "The Force Awakens" than any movie over its entire theatrical run.

Not everyone in the opening-night audience was dazzled, though. Michael Danke of Los Angeles, who said his friend waited in line for 52 hours for their tickets, was disappointed.

"I was kind of looking forward to a futuristic, ****in' movie, but it was an old 'Star Wars' movie," he said. "They did it old style."

That nostalgia worked for Tony Brennan, who said he "can't get off of that high that I'm on" after seeing the film with the opening-night crowd in Hollywood.

"It's definitely worth all the hype," he said. "I like how they bring back the old quotes and old scenery and old people... It passed all of our expectations. I'm watching it five, six, seven more times."

Star Wars comments
Dec 19, 2015
 -  Star Wars: The Force Awakens is now playing. Those who have seen it, let's discuss!   Jar Jar Binks returns as one of the main characters, he turned out to be Luke’s brother!

Exclamation  Question   Gonna be hard to get used to Han Solo as a woman, though.
Harrison Ford queer?!

The black ‘stormtrooper gone rogue’ wasn’t much of an actor and was just ‘the black dude.’

tie in to Harry Potter, with Professor Snape taking on Han Solo.

Star Wars disappointing
Star Wars rebooted agreed even by hardcore fans is disappointing.

Star Wars and the Crisis of Masculinity
Why did Kylo Ren turn evil?  Thats a central unanswered question of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Ren is the films villain, a young acolyte of the late Darth Vader. He is also the son of Leia and Hans, 2 of the films famous characters.

Audio Inside Link:
Star Wars: The Force Exposed- Kundalini. Reiki, Yoga, Chi, Martial Arts and Telepathy
Series:  STBC Radio  · 43 of 43
12/18/2015 (FRI)

How Star Wars The Force Awakens will slowly lead you into Hell, one gnostic belief at a time.
German church celebrates 'Star Wars' at a Sunday service

BERLIN (AP) — The force is strong in Berlin.

A church in the German capital invited "Star Wars" fans to attend a special service Sunday themed on the sci-fi blockbuster in an attempt to attract more young people into the pews.

About 500 people heeded the call and attended the service, some carrying light saber props or wearing Darth Vader masks. It was more than twice as many as usually come to Zion Church on a Sunday.

"We were very happy to see so many people in the church today," said Protestant pastor Lucas Ludewig said after the service. "It's great that there are subjects that people are interested in. They trust us to make them part of the church service without making it too Christian or too Star Wars, but to find a good compromise."

With the film's theme song — played on the church's organ — still echoing around the rafters, the 30-year-old said he came up with the idea of the "Star Wars" service while talking with fellow pastor Ulrike Garve, 29, about how much they were looking forward to the seventh instalment in the franchise "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," which opened Friday.

"'Star Wars' picks up religious images, including Christian images and maybe some from other religions," said Ludewig. "In doing so, it shows that the Bible and the Church are part of our culture that keeps being reworked and reinterpreted."

Churchgoer Jonathan Wonneberger, dressed as a Jawa trader, described the service as a welcome change from tradition.

"You don't have to take everything that's religious too seriously. Of course you have to treat it with respect, but when there's a global event like Star Wars, it's ok to jump on the bandwagon," he said.

Scott McGuire, sporting a Chewbacca costume, said he planned to go see the movie later.

"I think the whole question of God is very interesting, but getting up early on a Sunday is one of those things. But for something like this, I'll go," he said.
‘The Force Awakens’ With $517M Worldwide Weekend; No. 2 All-Time Global Bow – Update

5TH & 6TH UPDATE, SUNDAY AM PT, WRITETHRU: Beginning offshore rollout on Wednesday, Star Wars: The Force Awakens went into light speed on over 30,000 screens this weekend for a $279M international debut. Along with Disney’s record-smashing domestic opening, the worldwide weekend tallied an estimated $517M. That’s the second time in history a movie has opened to over $500M at the global box office and is the No. 2 best score ever, behind this summer’s Jurassic World. Disney is calling the domestic weekend at $238M, but we have heard it’s likely to come in higher than that. When all is tabulated in the actuals tomorrow, it is conceivable SWTFA steps ahead of the dinosaurs’ $525M to land the top global bow ever.

The $279M offshore start set a new December record for an international opening, outpacing Avatar’s $164.5M in 2009. It puts SWTFA in 3rd place on the international charts for biggest ever opening weekend, falling in line behind Jurassic World ($316.1M) and Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows – Part 2 ($314M). It’s important to note that both of those films were summer releases, and particularly notable that JW had about $96M from China in its initial frame. Star Wars goes to China — where Disney has been strategically building awareness — on January 9.

Among other milestones, IMAX set a new benchmark with $48M globally and collected record-breaking receipts in the UK, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia and Australia.

Related‘Star Wars’ Smashes IMAX Records With $48M Galactic Launch

The numbers on SWTFA are staggering and there is much play to come over the next several weeks and around the world. Already, records are plentiful including the top opening weekend ever in such key territories as the UK ($48.9M), Germany ($27.3M), Australia ($22.7M), and Russia ($12.3M), along with several other markets in Scandinavia and Eastern Europe.

Other notable early cumes are France with $22.7M (No. 2 industry opening weekend of all time) and Japan with $13.5M (biggest opening of 2015). In top December starts ever are: Italy ($9.2M), Mexico ($11.3M) and Brazil ($8.3M), along with such markets as Switzerland, the Netherlands, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Argentina.

Responding to the massive box office for SWTFA, Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn took a moment today to thank folks for respecting plot points this weekend. “To all of the fans around the world who not only came out in Force to make this such an exciting and astronomical debut, but who treated this film as their own and helped preserve the experience for their fellow fans by not spoiling it — thank you, we do.”

4TH UPDATE, SATURDAY AM PT: After adding Spain and Japan on Friday, Star Wars: The Force Awakens now has an international cume estimated at $129.5M. Coupled with domestic, that brings the crew of the Millennium Falcon to a massive $250M worldwide in just the first three days of play. The Friday was worth $56.8M offshore — a notch down from Jurassic World‘s first Friday of $60M this summer. But, the two films are now neck-and-neck at the same point in their runs with JW having stomped on $130M overseas through its first Friday. And that movie had China, going on to gross just over $316M for the debut frame. Initial estimates on the international debut weekend for the Resistance and the First Order ranged anywhere from $250M-$315M ahead of the release. Some industry sources are now suggesting upwards of $320M.

Release of ‘Concussion’ Begs the Question: Is the Risk Too Great to Play Contact Sports?
December 23, 2015

It was a typical Saturday morning in September 2002 for Pittsburgh forensic pathologist Bennet Omalu, MD. He was on call to perform an autopsy. By a stroke of chance, he found Steelers legend Mike Webster on his table.

Omalu, who was born in Nigeria and hadn’t ever paid much attention to American football, didn’t know Webster. And though the longtime National Football League (NFL) star died of a heart attack, post-concussion syndrome was listed as a contributing factor in Webster’s death — and Omalu decided to look into the brain of a man who’d descended into a psychological tailspin in the final decade of his life.

PBS called it “the autopsy that changed football.” Looking at Webster’s brain tissue, Omalu found evidence of the disease he called chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), the result of repeated concussions and other forms of head trauma.

Based on the real-life narrative covered in Jeanne Marie Laskas’ 2009 GQ article, the new film starring Will Smith, Concussion, chronicles the events that unfolded in the aftermath of Omalu’s CTE discovery: bizarre player deaths, questions about brain damage as the culprit, and the NFL’s likely attempts to keep its concussion crisis under wraps. The film is released in U.S. theaters on Dec. 25.

Although research is gaining steam, the understanding of CTE is in its infancy. There is still pushback and speculation from the medical and sports communities about CTE and head trauma, not uncommon in the wake of a new finding. But perhaps part of the pushback, also at the heart of Concussion, comes from questions society is not quite ready to answer: Who should be allowed to play football? Is the brain too vulnerable for contact sports?

WATCH: Why the NFL Doesn’t Want You to See ‘Concussion’:

“We provide the information to the patient, it is their decision,” Omalu tells Yahoo Health at a recent meeting of the College of American Pathologists, where he spoke about CTE, brain damage, and the role of pathologists in discovering and treating disease. “But let the decision be informed — an educated decision.”

Suspended in cerebrospinal fluid inside the skull, the brain is movable and vulnerable. A blow to the head causes it to rattle, slamming against the front and back of the skull. Many professional football players are in this near-constant state of collision — and have been for most of their lengthy playing careers.

Scientists are still discovering the toll of these repeated traumas. For some, like Mike Webster, it may be CTE — as of Dec. 15 of this year, officially confirmed as a unique syndrome that can be diagnosed by examining brain tissue by an expert panel of neuropathologists.

A brain with CTE may look normal; the condition cannot be diagnosed in a living human, only via autopsy. However, repeated damage can ultimately cause tissue degeneration. Damaging tau protein builds up in the brain (think of it like sludge that devours healthy cells). As the disease progresses, it can lead to symptoms like confusion, aggression, memory loss, problems with impulse control, depression, flawed judgment, and dementia.

And now the NFL is knee-deep in the controversy of an emerging condition.

Related: NFL Legend Frank Gifford Had CTE in Brain: What Is Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy?

The Current Culture of Concussions in the NFL

No one knows exactly what the NFL knew about suspected brain damage among its players — information that’s now legally locked up. In April, a U.S. District Court judge approved a settlement of at least $900 million between the NFL and 5,000 former players. Under its terms, the League did not admit any guilt and did not have to disclose what it knew about brain trauma.

Concussion is primarily a portrait of Omalu. Born in Nigeria, he embodies the American dream, chasing success and acceptance in a country he always felt was just one step below the heavens. But the film is also a commentary on the early days of a potentially catastrophic problem, starting with the tragic death of Mike Webster and followed by Omalu’s discovery of CTE, and the NFL’s response.

Interestingly, by way of the Sony hack, we know certain scenes were cut with the NFL’s response in mind. According to The New York Times, director and writer Peter Landesman said these scenes hit the chopping block to make sure the story was told from a place of fact and truth instead of drama. “We don’t want to give the NFL a toehold to say, ‘They are making it up,’ and damage the credibility of the movie,” Landesman told The Times.

The film does not make a lot of firm conclusions about CTE or brain injury — it more presents and tracks the unfolding narrative. Perhaps the effects of repetitive head trauma has been an open secret for years anyway, underscored by the tragic deaths of former NFL players Junior Seau and Dave Duerson. Both took their own lives by shooting themselves in the chests to preserve their brains for examination. Both were found to have CTE.

Instead of providing answers about how to solve a larger concussion crisis, the film more or less raises the questions more people should be asking. Within the NFL, what is going on that spectators cannot see or hear?

In one scene, former Steelers team physician Dr. Julian Bailes (played by Alec Baldwin) is criticized for sending players with likely impairments back on the field instead of treating them. He responds by saying that the patch-’em-up, send-’em-out strategy was his job. After all, players had to stay on the field to keep the League running.

In March 2015, San Francisco 49ers linebacker Chris Borland announced his retirement from football after just one season and a mild concussion, turning down the chance to make millions of dollars. He has now become a test subject for researchers attempting to solidify football’s effects on the brain and body.

Related: Chris Borland Retires From NFL Over Concussion Fears: ‘I Don’t Think It’s Worth The Risk’

“I think football players are used to downplaying the severity of what they have wrong with them, just because of the culture,” he explained in a New York Times interview. “They’re complicit in those statements of ‘Oh, I’m fine’ when really they might not be.”

However, it’s possible the film’s more pressing implications lie outside NFL lines, beyond adult men who are contracted to play a visibly punishing game. How widespread is the problem of CTE and repetitive head injury? Was the human brain even created to endure a sport like football? Who is most at risk?

When Yahoo Health spoke with Omalu, he did not talk much about the film. He wanted to stay focused on the unfolding science of CTE and brain injury — and what to do about it. “There is no cure for permanent brain damage,” he explains. “The best cure is prevention.” He’s most concerned about the millions of children playing high-impact sports, who are taught to tackle and hit from a young age, and who may be sustaining repeated blows to the head for years to come. He asked if participation in injury-prone athletics is a decision that children should even be allowed to make.

Omalu compares playing a high-impact sport like football to smoking. “Children have not reached the age of consent,” Omalu said. “With smoking, children, by law, are not able to make that decision for themselves. Knowing what we know now, why do we continue to let children be exposed to repeated blows to the head and traumatic brain injuries?

“In my opinion, should we not let children grow up, and then let them decide?”

Related: Men Who Played High School Contact Sports at Risk for Brain Injury

Concussion Dangers, from NFL Players to Kids

Parents have not been immune to the murmurs about head trauma — and fears go well beyond football. According to a recent Harris Poll conducted on behalf of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 89 percent of adults consider concussions to be a moderate or severe health concern. Roughly 25 percent of parents do not let their kids play certain contact sports due to concussion worries.

Treato, a company that analyzes healthcare insights and conversations, has tracked the online discussion on head injury to find that buzz surrounding sports-related concussions has boomed 230 percent in the past decade, with children being the focus of 64 percent of the conversations. Among a sample size of 500 users, Treato found that 41 percent thought football should be eliminated from schools. An additional 21 percent said hockey should also go.

While concerns about concussions and repeated brain trauma are real, it’s hard to negate wide-scale impact of sports on children. The relationship between CTE and brain disease also isn’t currently clear-cut, says neuropsychologist Wayne Gordon, PhD, the Jack Nash Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine and associate director of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and the director of the Mount Sinai Brain Injury Research Center.

“It’s a strong statement to say children should not be playing football below the age of 18,” Gordon tells Yahoo Health. “CTE is slowly beginning to emerge based on the pathological relationship to professional athletes, but the childhood relationship is not well-studied.”

What we do know? Some will not fully recover from brain injury. “With concussions of any variety, roughly 15 to 20 percent of the folks have long-term issues from reduced academic function to difficulty regulating emotions,” Gordon says. “We also know that having one concussion increases the risk of another. There are consequences.”

A 2012 study published in Neurology also showed that the more hits you sustain, the more brain effects you’ll likely see. The research looked at non-concussive head impacts in contact-sport athletes in college, comparing their test scores to those of non-contact athletes. At the beginning of the season, all the athletes scored on par with expectations. By season’s end, 22 percent of the contact players scored lower than average versus just four percent of non-contact players.

Related: Concussion Diagnosis Could Take Under 2 Minutes With This Easy Test

However, the youth impact may just be the hidden discussion of repetitive brain trauma, according to Christopher Giza, MD, the director of the UCLA Steve Tisch BrainSPORT Program and a professor of pediatrics and neurosurgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine and Mattel Children’s Hospital at UCLA.

“If you consider the number who participate in youth sports versus professional sports, our attention is inversely proportional,” Giza tells Yahoo Health. “And the young brain is different than the adult brain — in both good ways and bad.”

This month, Boston University announced its plans for one of the most extensive studies on football and brain disease ever conducted. Originally intended to be funded from a $30 million research grant the NFL gave the National Institutes of Health in 2012, the League pulled back. The study is led by a BU doctor who has spoken out against the NFL.

However, the landmark study involving 50 researchers from 17 institutions will still be funded by the NIH. “This problem is larger than the NFL,” said Walter Koroshetz, MD, director of NIH’s National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, according to ESPN. “We’re trying to get answers for people. There are a lot of concerned people out there, especially parents of kids.”

Should Kids Be Playing High-Impact Sports?

Sports are getting more and more competitive all the time. Plenty of young athletes spend their weekends at tournaments, their nights at practice — at risk of injury every day.

How will a developing brain deal with repeated head trauma? It’s not totally clear, says Giza. Some studies hint that a younger brain is slower in recovery. “A college athlete takes roughly seven to 10 days to rebound, whereas a high-school athlete is around two to three weeks.”

Structures facilitating neural connectivity are still being created. “The wires of a young brain don’t have insulation yet; they conduct electricity, but not well,” says Giza. “The more insulation there is, the faster and more efficiently the brain works — but that insulation is still being laid until the mid to late 20s, meaning it may be more vulnerable.”

Related: Kids and Sports: Is Training Getting Too Intense?

Since the developing brain is still piecing itself together, Giza says that recovery from a head injury or concussion is tricky. “If you’re a kid, and it takes six months to recover your previous cognitive function, you have to recover to where you were before the accident and make up for that lost time [in further development],” he says. “It’s a moving target.”

On the flip side, Giza says that a child’s ability to cognitively adapt is generally greater than an adult’s, which may help boost the healing process. The impact forces of youth sports are smaller than that of college or professional. “Overall, it’s not necessarily pessimistic,” he explains.

Since CTE can only currently be diagnosed on autopsy, with follow-ups about behavioral changes that may have occurred prior to death, Giza says it’s still a “tough thing” to talk about the implications from a medical perspective. “There are a lot of reasons people have cognitive and behavioral changes,” he says. “What’s not so clear is how often do the changes happen with the tau deposits in the brain. … Not every symptom you have after suffering a concussion years ago is dementia.

“When patients come in with chronic conditions after a concussion, maybe it’s dementia, maybe it’s CTE,” he continues. “But I’m looking to diagnose something I can treat.”

Brain injury and its effects are still a black box. How much is too much, how often is too often, and what severity of injury might cause long-term damage is still unknown. “We should stay within the evidence of science, and [CTE] goes beyond the data,” Gordon says. At least right now.

What Should Be Done?

Jeffrey Kutcher, MD, associate professor of neurology and director of the NeuroSport Program at the University of Michigan, says that getting a player back on the field safely is always the goal, and ceasing participation completely is a hard call. The decision is ultimately based on weeks or months of discussion, a battery of tests, attempts to reintroduce the sport-specific skills, family history of conditions like dementia and any behavioral or personality changes. If it seems the problems from the brain trauma will not get better, he recommends the player stop.

But in the middle of the discussion of dangers, many undervalue the meaning of the game to young athletes, whose lives and social circles often revolve around their sports. “If someone plays a sport enough, it’s because they’re drawn to it through abilities,” Kutcher tells Yahoo Health. “It’s a part of who they are. It’s a place for self-reflection and accomplishment… working together for a common goal.”

In fact, “for many athletes, the game is really a part of them. The brain will become organized around, and take on certain qualities, based on the activities a person participates in,” he adds.

Protecting young athletes from brain injury is likely not about taking them off the field. “We can worry about a lot of theoretical things,” Giza says. “It’s important to make sports as safe as possible, while limiting the exposure to hits.”

Part of the issue is opening the discussion about how much contact is necessary, and when, to make every game safer. “In football, how do we tackle safer?” Gordon says. “Maybe it’s not leading with the head, maybe it’s something else. In soccer, we need to be careful about smaller hits like heading, and bumps to the head if they collide with other players. Going up for a rebound in basketball, we should be concerned about the intensity of impact.”

Giza says that coaches and trainers should be educated on reducing trauma and watching for signs of injury. Equipment should be properly maintained and utilized. There needs to be a protocol for assessing potential concussions on the field, ice, or court. Rules that reduce impacts in sports like football, hockey, soccer and rugby must be enforced correctly. And these systems have to be followed, always.

He says asking kids to give up sports isn’t the answer. “One thing to think about is, unlike something like smoking, sports have beneficial side effects, too,” Giza says. “We know that there is a downside to not being active. If we make sports participation scary enough that kids do Xbox instead, we can already measure the effects. It’s obesity, it’s long-term cognition problems.”

The risk of sports-related head injury is real. It must be taken seriously, an issue we are constantly striving to reduce — but perhaps the game’s greatest risk isn’t brain injury. Perhaps it’s not playing at all.

'13 HOURS' movie opens in 4th place

BENGHAZI Libya Coverup, Select Committee
Death of 4 Americans thanx to 0bama and Hellary Clinton

CJ wrote:
'13 HOURS' movie opens in 4th place

BENGHAZI Libya Coverup, Select Committee
Death of 4 Americans thanx to 0bama and Hellary Clinton

Yeah, not many of the American public saw it.

2015’s Best Black Actors Won’t Be at the Oscars

Many disgruntled Hollywood black actors have decided to boycott the Oscars this year for not nominating any black actors for its top awards.

Spike Lee, Jada Pinkett-Smith and Michael Moore are boycotting the show this year for its lack of diversity — where everyone is a liberal Democrat.

The two top black actors of 2015 will also not be in attendance.

Best Actress Rachel Dolezal: Washington NAACP Leader and Black Lives Matter activist Rachel Dolezal admitted to being white this year after her caucasian parents outed her. She lived this lie to garner sympathy and esteem for years until she was caught.

Best Actor Shaun King: #BlackLivesMatter agitator and protest leader Shaun King was also outed this year as a white dude. King misled media icon Oprah Winfrey by pretending to be biracial in order to qualify for an “Oprah scholarship” to historically black Morehouse College. TKing is white and has been lying about his ethnicity for years.

It is truly unfair that these two actors will not be recognized this year at the Academy Awards.

Deadpool was still tearing up the box office this weekend, earning $55 million in its second weekend of release, with everything else playing for second place. Well, third place, actually, since Kung Fu Panda 3 landed at number two. This was actually an interesting weekend, one that saw the release of a film about “the manhunt” for Jesus, a horror movie for history majors that was endorsed by the Satanic Temple, and a sort of utilitarian Jesse Owens biopic. Of the three, perhaps not surprisingly, it was Jesus that came out on top.

Risen earned an estimated $11.8 million in domestic box office, just shy of half the opening of Exodus: Gods And Kings, which cost $140 million to make. Risen cost just $20 million. It also received an A- Cinemascore and was, I thought, reasonably decent. At the very least, it’s expanding the possibilities of what “faith-based” film can be in the modern era.

Christian-themed films
 -  I hear this is excellent and actually Biblical
The Young Messiah
Miracles From Heaven
God’s Not Dead 2

'God's Not Dead 2' Too Heavy on Subplots, Debate over Jesus' Existence


Elsewhere, God's Not Dead 2 is struggling based on expectations, pulling in an estimated $2.95 million on Friday, which includes $400,000 from Thursday night previews. This suggests the film could be looking at a weekend below the original's $9.2 million opening despite the fact the sequel is opening in 1,639 more theaters.

    HELLary’s America!

As the DEMONcrat Party has its convention,
Hillary’s America: The Secret History of the Demoncrat Party
opens nationwide.  (Dinesh DSouza)

DEMONcrats will LIE, we will tell the TRUTH!
The Demoncrats keep blacks in poverty.
The Demoncrat Party is the party of slavery, and blacks are willing slaves.

Clinton Foundation
Clinton money laundering schemes, treason, criminal acts
Clinton crimes and scandals, Canada Frank Giustra, uranium, Russia

Clinton crime family

Donald Trump / Mike Pence  2016

2016 CAMPAIGN TRAIL, debates


Hillarys America the movie
July 30, 2016  Dinesh DSouza  -  Hillarys America is #2 on NYTimes best seller.
Clinton expose in top-10 political documentaries of all time after 10 days.

The movie first appeared in theaters on the eve of the Demoncrat convention, and has already become the top-grossing documentary of 2016.  D’Souza said Dems will put out their narrative, and we’ll put out our counter-narrative.

“Hillary’s America: The Secret History of the Demoncrat Party” book and documentary by Dinesh D’Souza reveals the Demoncrat nominee’s history and the history of her party.  “Hillary’s America” made the New York Times Bestseller list, second behind another book exposing Clinton’s, just 2 weeks after its release.

The Demoncrats claim racism from Republican Party keeps blacks in poverty.
TRUTH is, it’s the Demoncrats who need to own up to a racist past.

View the Hillary’s America trailer - clik link

Official Teaser Trailer

Hillarys America, The Secret History of the Democratic Party.ť

Dinesh DSouza Releases Hillary Clinton Video Ahead of DNC Speech 2016 July

Evil or Very Mad   HELLary Clinton is LITERALLY an illuminati Witch out to destroy America.

I have great respect for Dinesh D Souza, he is willing to serve jail time for freedom of speech and freedom of the press, he is willing to make a sacrifice for the freedom of the USA.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story ticket sales off to strong start

Advance ticket sellers say Rogue One is off to robust start, coming close to last year’s figures for The Force Awakens despite being the second Star Wars movie in a year.

In the past, films from the galaxy far, far away have been separated by three years at the minimum, but now that Lucasfilm is rolling out a new one annually, the question of oversaturation has been raised. Turns out, that’s not a problem. says presales for the Dec. 16 release, which kicked off at midnight on Sunday evening, represent their biggest first day presales of the year. After only one day, tickets are running at 90 percent of day one presales for The Force Awakens. Given that Rogue One is following so soon after Episode VII’s release and also features an entirely new cast of lead characters (except for Darth Vader, who is said to be more of a peripheral figure), a 10 percent drop seems negligible.

In the first day of sales, over 75 percent of all tickets purchased through were for the new Star Wars film, and unlike last year, there have been no reported outages due to crashed servers. IMAX reports that the movie is currently dominating its early sales as well.

Rogue One was also Fandango’s biggest first day of presales for 2016, and it has the second highest tally in the company’s history (following, again, The Force Awakens). Fandango reps tell EW the company “sold hundreds of thousands of tickets within the first few minutes” they went on sale.

The Force Awakens had a staggering $248 million opening weekend domestically last year and ended up earning more than $2 billion globally. Predictions for Rogue One’s North American first weekend are in the $130 million range. No dollar figures for presales have been released, but predictions may go up or down depending on how purchases shake out in the weeks to come before it arrives in theaters.
Here's What Critics Are Saying About 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story'

The next installment from the galaxy far, far away is almost here.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is storming its way into theaters on Friday, almost a year to the day after The Force Awakens arrived and began its box-office domination.

But where that film looked ahead to what was next in the universe, Rogue One rewinds to before the events of the original Star Wars, focusing on a squadron of rebels who steal the plans to the Death Star, setting up the events of the 1977 film.

Rogue One's standalone story introduces a new cast of characters played by Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Riz Ahmed, Donnie Yen, Ben Mendelsohn, Forest Whitaker, and Mads Mikkelsen, as well as a new droid, K-2SO (played via motion-capture by Alan Tudyk). But, of course, there are also shadows of what's to come -- like Darth Vader, whose dark presence (and heavy breathing) factor into the film.

Reviews of Rogue One began touching down on Tuesday afternoon, and many are praising it as a welcome addition to the Star Wars universe. As EW's Chris Nashawaty wrote in his B+ review, "Rogue One would have been a very good stand-alone sci-fi movie if it came out under a different name. But what makes it especially exciting is how it perfectly snaps right into the Star Wars timeline and connects events we already know by heart with ones that we never even considered. It makes you wonder how many other untold stories are waiting in the shadowy corners of Lucas' galaxy far far away."
‘Rogue One’ Shoots to No. 1 With $155 Million at Box Office

Disney's Lucasfilm prequel "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" easily took first place at the box office during its opening weekend, earning an estimated $155 million domestically -- just ahead of expectations.

Counting international returns, the hotly anticipated "Star Wars" movie earned $290.5 million globally as it opened in all major territories abroad, except for China and South Korea.

Disney dominated the weekend, as returning animated hit "Moana" came in second place with $11.7 million. (See the Top Five below.)

"Rogue One" started the weekend off at 37 percent lower than "The Force Awakens" debut, which broke records with $248 million in the U.S. and Canada at this same time last year.

The domestic debut of the new "Star Wars" film is the second biggest December opening off all time, behind "The Force Awakens."

At $155 million, "Rogue One" easily enters the ranks of the top 20 movie openings of all time. If estimates hold true on Monday, it will rank at 12th, just behind 2013's "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" and 2008's "The Dark Knight," and ahead of 2012's "The Hunger Games."

The second "Star Wars" movie to come out since Disney acquired Lucasfilm stars Felicity Jones as rebellion leader Jyn Erso.

Directed by Gareth Edwards, the "Star Wars" prequel also stars Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, Riz Ahmed, Jiang Wen and Forest Whitaker.

The prequel has an 84 percent on Rotten Tomatoes and a solid A CinemaScore, given by those who graded it on opening night.

It was made for a reported $200 million (not counting marketing costs) and is playing in 4,157 theaters in the U.S. and Canada -- which includes roughly 400 IMAX screens and more than 500 Premium Large Format screens.

It made $29.2 million from 708 IMAX screens, globally.
Beware The New Age Paganism Taught In ‘The Shack’ Movie Opening Tonight Across The Country
God the Father appears as a black woman named "Papa", (whaa...??) perfectly fitting right in with the current gender confusion being promoted by the LGBTQP and the Far Left Liberals. The Shack reduces Almighty God to a kind of Mormon "god-man" who isn't really much different or better than his creation. This is NOT the God of the Bible.


Avoid the New Age Universalism heresy of ‘The Shack’

“But though we, or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel unto you than that which we have preached unto you, let him be accursed. As we said before, so say I now again, If any man preach any other gospel unto you than that ye have received, let him be accursed.” Galatians 1:8,9 (KJV)

Let’s not beat around the bush here, let’s get right to the point. Tonight, a movie based on the bestseller ‘The Shack‘ opens in theaters across the country. The movie, like the book, presents ‘another Jesus’ not found within the pages of Scripture, and presents the Trinity as being both male and female.

Burning Down The Shack:

I do not know anything about this man’s ministry, and as such cannot recommend him for anything outside of his uncovering of The Shack. He seems pretty good, but please use your discernment if you listen to anything else he teaches.

God the Father appears as a black woman named “Papa”, (whaa…??) perfectly fitting right in with the current gender confusion being promoted by the LGBTQP and the Far Left Liberals. The Shack reduces Almighty God to a kind of Mormon “god-man” who isn’t really much different or better than his creation. This is NOT the God of the Bible.

“God is not a man, that he should lie; neither the son of man, that he should repent: hath he said, and shall he not do it? or hath he spoken, and shall he not make it good?” Numbers 23:19 (KJV)

Jesus is presented as a kick-back Middle Easterner with rolled up sleeves who is your buddy, and the Holy Spirit is presented as an Asian woman. So instead of showing us the Trinity as the Bible teaches it, we are presented with rainbow-flavored unholy mess. God at no point represents any aspect of Himself as being female, does not identify with being female at any time.

“For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one.” 1 John 5:7 (KJV)

In order to push all your buttons and get you emotionally addicted, The Shack tells the story of a sweet young girl who is kidnapped, brutalized and then killed. A horrific story line to say the least, just ask any parent. And it is while you are in this emotionally-driven state that you are then presented with a false gospel about a mythical god who judges no one and only offers “love, peace and hope”. But it’s a false hope from the start.

A Universal God Offering Universal Salvation

Here is a quote from the book, and you tell me if it lines up with the Bible or not:

“Those who love me come from every system that exists. They were Buddhists or Mormons, Baptists or Muslims…. I have no desire to make them Christian, but I do want to join them in their transformation into sons and daughters of my Papa, into my brothers and sisters.” – The Shack’s “Jesus.” [William Young, The Shack (Windblown Media, 2007) ,p.182]

The Bible teaches that in order to get into Heaven, you must become born again as Jesus Himself commands us to do.

“Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.” John 3:3 (KJV)
And the Bible goes on to say that the born again followers of Jesus are in fact called Christians

“And when he had found him, he brought him unto Antioch. And it came to pass, that a whole year they assembled themselves with the church, and taught much people. And the disciples were called Christians first in Antioch.” Acts 11:26 (KJV)
NTEB recommends that you stay far away from this very deceptive movie based on a very deceptive book

So when The Shack has their Jesus character say that unconverted followers of religions of Mormonism, the JW’s, Buddhists, Muslims, etc can come as they are and stay as they are, that’s not just a different interpretation, that’s absolute heresy.

If you are a Bible believer, you won’t fall for this New Age slop for a second. I am not concerned about you guys. But for all you “Sunday Christians” who walk around spouting “don’t judge!” this movie views you as its target. The Shack presents a phony “jesus” with a false gospel, designed to deny Biblical truth and deceive the masses.

The Shack movie is beautifully filmed with premium cinematography and a gorgeous soundtrack that will tug at your heartstrings as it feeds you heresy.

Stay away. Far, far away.

“And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie:” 2 Thessalonians 2:11 (KJV)

The Case for Christ

EXCELLENT Christian movie

Beauty and the Beast
2017 remake

Please read that link BEFORE you take a child to this movie.
That is a good review and appears balanced.
2 people I know saw the movie
I would not spend my time or money on it.
You really need to know a lot about SIN to avoid it.
I am told the sin is not obvious - but if a child picks up on things - as kids do - they come away with believing sin is acceptable.


CJ wrote:
Beauty and the Beast
2017 remake

Please read that link BEFORE you take a child to this movie.
That is a good review and appears balanced.
2 people I know saw the movie
I would not spend my time or money on it.
You really need to know a lot about SIN to avoid it.
I am told the sin is not obvious - but if a child picks up on things - as kids do - they come away with believing sin is acceptable.


The new Power Rangers movie has a sodomite character in it as well.

The updates/remakes (or whatever you want to call them)...Hollywood is finding a perfect timing now to squeeze sodomite characters in them.

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