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REVIEW: Well-intentioned 'Son of God' Doesn't Go Too Deep
Originally Posted: 02/28/2014 - 2:51pm | Type: Blog

The first half of “Son of God” features an upbeat and kindly Jesus spreading the good word in familiar, if occasionally over-simplified, biblical phraseology. The first half of “S ...

Roma Downey: Why We Cut Satan From 'Son of God'
Originally Posted: 02/20/2014 - 3:00pm | Type: Blog

Tired of cursing the darkness, my husband Mark and I wanted to shine a light. To do this, we set up a production company called LightWorkers Media. I played an angel on “Touched ...

Rick Warren, Others, Rent Theaters for Premiere of 'Son of God'
Originally Posted: 02/17/2014 - 2:14pm | Type: Blog

Christian leaders, including megachurch pastor Rick Warren, plan to rent every screen in numerous multiplex theaters across 10 cities for the premiere of Mark Burnett and Roma Downey’s upcoming Jesus film Son ...

Hollywood Looks to the Bible for Screenplay Potential
Originally Posted: 10/23/2013 - 4:07pm | Type: Blog

Studios and filmmakers are rediscovering a classic text as source material for upcoming mainstream films: the Bible. Studios and filmmakers are rediscovering a classic text as sou ...

'The Bible' Series: An Invitation to 'Change the World' (VIDEO)
Originally Posted: 03/07/2013 - 1:45pm | Type: Blog

I watched with great delight as my sons, Luke and Jack, saw the first episode of “The Bible,” a History Channel special series that began this past Sunday and runs the five weeks through Easter. Film and telev ...