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Film Review – 2012
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Film Review – 2012

2012 - Film Review   Columbia Pictures; Director and producer: Roland Emmerich; Starring: John Cusack, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Amanda Peet, Oliver Platt and Thandie Newton (PG-12A in UK; PG13 in USA)   There is no denying that 2012 is a disaster…

Film review – Creation – Han Way films
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Film review – Creation – Han Way films

Film review Creation Paul Bettany & Jennifer Connelly Han Way films The film Creation currently showing in British cinemas will catch the attention of thoughtful people. Its 'creation' is not that of Genesis 1, but the creation of the famous book published 150…

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Darwin: The Voyage That Shook the World

In 1831 a young amateur scientist, Charles Darwin, boarded HMS Beagle on an epic five-year voyage of discovery that would shake the world. IN this expansive documentary the HMS Beagle once again sets sail as it retraces Charles Darwin's voyage…

TV Review – Darwin’s dangerous idea – Andrew Marr – BBC TV
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TV Review – Darwin’s dangerous idea – Andrew Marr – BBC TV

TV review   Darwin's dangerous idea   Andrew Marr BBC TV (Broadcast March 2009)   Some readers will recall that Andrew Marr nominated Charles Darwin as his 'Greatest Briton' in a BBC series several years ago. He claimed then that…

Film review – Slumdog Millionaire
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Film review – Slumdog Millionaire

Film review Slumdog MillionaireDirector: Danny Boyle. Rated 15; running time 120 mins. It would have been hard to miss the all the recent publicity surrounding Danny Boyle's film Slumdog Millionaire. Having won eight Oscars it has become a huge success. The film…

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The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian

This is the second in the motion picture fantasy franchise created from the books by C. S. Lewis. The story recounts the adventures of the four Pevensie children – Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy – as they re-enter Narnia to…

In God’s name
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In God’s name

In God's nameWere you watching ITV's Channel 4 on Monday 19 May at 8pm? If so, you would have seen Dispatches: In God's Name. Dispatches is the flagship documentary unit which specialises in tackling issues others prefer to ignore. Last year…

Don’t lose your bearings with the golden compass
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Don’t lose your bearings with the golden compass

Don't lose your bearings with the golden compassThe Golden Compass, which hit the big screens recently, is a PG rated blockbuster that was touted as a must-see event for 2008. This much acclaimed movie tries to make evil look attractive…

Expelled
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Expelled

ExpelledChristian movie producer raises storm of controversyAndrew Halloway reveals the story behind a new film, Expelled, from Hollywood producer John Sullivan. Launched in the USA this month, the film is a documentary type movie in the style of Fahrenheit 911and…

Film Review – Amazing Grace
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Film Review – Amazing Grace

Film review: Amazing Grace 109 minutes; Cert. PGStarring Ioan Gruffudd (William Wilberforce), Albert Finney (John Newton) and Benedict Cumberbatch (William Pitt)Amazing Grace is about Wilberforce's 20-year political struggle to abolish the slave trade throughout the British Empire, culminating in the…

What you won’t learn from ‘The Passion’
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What you won’t learn from ‘The Passion’

Mel Gibson's film The Passion of the Christ is being touted by religious leaders and organisations as 'one of the greatest evangelistic tools in modern-day history'.There are, however, some things you won't learn from it, even though it claims to…

Passion of Christ – the movie
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Passion of Christ – the movie

Many Protestant and Baptist religious leaders, as well as Roman Catholics, not only endorse the movie but even see it as an excellent means of evangelism and teaching. The fact that Billy Graham and James Dobson are among them ought…