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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…

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…

The Jesus Film
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The Jesus Film

As a former colleague of John Arkell I feel compelled to respond to his letter in the September issue of ET. While some object to the ‘Jesus Film’ on the grounds of idolatry, I appreciate that John has made a…