Film

Empirical maverick: ‘Thomas Sowell: Common Sense in a Senseless World’ (watch)

"'You’re about to meet one of the greatest minds of the past half-century,' says Jason Riley as he introduces his new documentary about economist Thomas Sowell. For once, a host’s description of his subject does not disappoint." - Acton

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Who’s Really Exploiting Norma McCorvey?

"Producer Nick Sweeney...appears to be selling the entire mainstream media on the idea that the last decades of Norma McCorvey’s life were 'an act' and that her relationship with the pro-life movement was defined by money. This is not, in fact, what the documentary reveals, and over the past several days, her friends—those who knew her best—have pushed back against Sweeney’s portrayal." - TAC

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Hallmark backtracks on its censorship of Unplanned

"After Hallmark scrubbed all mentions of the pro-life film Unplanned from a recent broadcast, pro-life advocates grew outraged. The star of Unplanned, Ashley Bratcher, first revealed that all references to the film had been removed from Hallmark's broadcast of the Movieguide Awards, even though Unplanned was nominated for awards in three categories." - W.Examiner

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Jeff Straub on Founder's Ministry documentary “By What Standard?”

"Fundamentalists may think that issues like these outside our movement will impact us little. However, it is in no one’s best interest to see the SBC surrender the ground gained in the Conservative Resurgence to cultural liberalism." - P & D

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Review: A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

"In this past decade I have been enthralled with such films as 'The Tree of Life,' 'The Life of Pi,' 'Up,' 'Hugo,' 'War Horse' and a few others, because they...contained a spiritual quality as well as an entertainment 'wow' factor. I wholeheartedly add both 'Won't You Be My Neighbor?' and 'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood' to that august collection." - BPNews

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3 Founders Ministries board members resign as controversial trailer is called a 'sin'

"Three Founders Ministries board members resigned this week after a controversial trailer the organization released for its upcoming cinedoc on social justice in the Southern Baptist Convention seemed to demonize sexual abuse survivors." - Christian Post

Related, at SBC Voices: In the span of 15 months implosions of both Traditionalists and Calvinists

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Akin, Mohler dispute claim of SBC liberal drift

"Danny Akin, president of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in North Carolina, and R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kentucky, issued statements to Baptist Press July 31 after Tom Ascol, president of Founders Ministries, defended the upcoming video/documentary titled 'By What Standard.'" - BPNews

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