New film puts Christ back into Christmas

Above all, Christmas is about celebrating the birthday of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. While many Christians try to faithfully rejoice, the holidays can be tinged with sorrow for any number of reasons, especially loneliness. Today, however, a sweet uplifting movie premiers. “The Christmas Candle” opens November 22 in hundreds of theaters across the U.S.A., hundreds more in the United Kingdom and still more in Australia and New Zealand.

‘Hating Breitbart’ and loving justice

Published over the weekend @ RenewAmerica.com… “The left pits people against one another: divide and conquer. I don’t want to live in that world – I’m sick of living in that world. I live in that world. It is the exact opposite of e pluribus unum,” says Andrew Breitbart in “Hating Breitbart,” which opens in […]

Mixed emotions on the movie ‘Les Misérables’

Published and argued at CatholicLane Thanks to a friend and diehard “Les Miserables” fan, I saw the movie musical but have mixed emotions about it. Hugh Jackman is a fine Jean Valjean, but the Victor Hugo story is highly misleading on the French Revolutionaries; the musical by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg, with lyrics by […]

New ‘For Greater Glory’ DVD reveals what it means to be Church Militant

The film “For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada,” starring Andy Garcia, Mauricio Kuri, Eva Longoria, Eduardo Verástegui, Peter O’Toole, Santiago Cabrera and Oscar Isaac, is now available on DVD and very timely as Catholics, some 25 percent of the U.S. population, prepare to vote on November 6. Verástegui, who plays Blessed Anacleto Gonzalez Flores, […]

‘October Baby’ could be a life saver

Published at RenewAmerica and National Right to Life News Americans are flocking to independent films in this year of 2012. One of these indies, “October Baby” with John Schneider, is now on DVD and very timely as Catholics and others prepare to vote on November 6. In fact, this movie will always be timely for […]

My favorite RNC speeches

These are my favorite speeches from the Republican National Convention. What are yours? Clint Eastwood: “Of course we all know Biden is the intellect of the Democratic Party.” Ouch! 😀 Earlier in the speech, Eastwood said: “I remember three and a half years ago, when Mr. Obama won the election. And though I was not […]

Frightening truth about Obama in movie theaters & on DVDs

Oct. 5 update: “2016” will be released on DVD Oct. 16. Pre-order from Amazon in right column Two important documentaries are in theaters now as Americans prepare to vote in November. Two more are available on DVD and I’ve got lots of info for you. At the Washington screening of “2016: Obama’s America,” one of […]

‘Runaway Slave’ movie theme song

Here’s the music video to Rev. C.L. Bryant’s movie “Runaway Slave.” Jack Spade sings and it  includes some scenes and people  featured in the film. You can get it by clicking on one of my Amazon links… Click here for my story on Rev. Bryant and “Runaway Slave”

Would blacks vote for a white Obama?

WND EXCLUSIVE Would blacks vote for a white Obama? Former NAACP leader defies racial politics in new movie, ‘Runaway Slave’ Published: August 3, 2012 By Anita Crane If Barack Obama wasn’t black, would most black voters really have reason to support him? Rev. C.L. Bryant, a former chapter president of the National Association for the […]

‘You didn’t build that’: Obama’s anti-colonialist rage?

WND EXCLUSIVE ‘You didn’t build that’: Anti-colonialist rage? ‘Americans stole it, he has every right to use power of state to confiscate it back’ By Anita Crane Published: July 27, 2012 At the beginning of his new film “2016: Obama’s America,” Dinesh D’Souza states, “We are all shaped by our pasts, and we carry elements […]

‘Schindler’s List’ producer on his new movie about Obama

WND EXCLUSIVE Movie seeks president’s real roots ‘2016: Obama’s America’ intended to open voters’ eyes Published: June 22, 2012 By Anita Crane As Barack Obama intensifies his re-election campaign by granting illegal aliens amnesty, endorsing “gay marriage” and even producing a White House commercial for the nation’s largest abortion business, there’s a new movie coming […]

Do not miss ‘For Greater Glory’!

Stunning historical attack on Christians revealed ‘For Greater Glory’ project features Catholic priest with crucifix, bandolier, gun Published by WND: May 31, 2012 By Anita Crane It’s being called the “Schindler’s List” of Mexico, and it reveals what really terrifies a Marxist: A Catholic priest armed with a crucifix, bandolier and a gun. Tomorrow, nearly […]

‘October Baby’ beats forecasts, expansion announced

WND EXCLUSIVE Independent pro-life movie makes success of opening weekend Published: March 29, 2012 By Anita Crane Despite Hollywood’s advice to independent filmmakers Jon and Andrew Erwin, popular demand proved naysayers wrong. Box Office Mojo reports “October Baby” ranked No. 8 last weekend and the brothers are expanding theater distribution this weekend. As WND reported […]

Movie makers defy ‘Don’t touch this story’ warnings

WND EXCLUSIVE Published March 22, 2012 By Anita Crane When Jon and Andrew Erwin worked as cameramen for ESPN, made TV commercials, music videos and then a TV pilot, these brothers from Birmingham, Ala., had no designs for making a feature film about an abortion survivor. But tomorrow, March 23, their first feature film, “October […]

Kirk Cameron talks Piers Morgan, ‘Monumental’ & tyranny

WND EXCLUSIVE Surprise: American tyrant who enslaves ‘There is something seriously sick in the soul of our country’ Published: March 13, 2012 By Anita Crane On March 27, Kirk Cameron’s new film “Monumental: In Search of America’s National Treasure,” opens in 550 theaters nationwide for a one-night screening he hopes will move Americans to defend […]

Johnny Cash for Lent

This first Sunday of Lent 2012 is also Johnny Cash’s birthday. He was born February 26, 1932 and entered eternity on September 12, 2003. In honor of him and the LORD he loved, I’m featuring Johnny’s killer version of the Trent Reznor song “Hurt” – my all-time favorite music video. “Hurt” is on Johnny Cash’s […]

Praised by Vatican official, ‘Doonby’ hitting screens

WND EXCLUSIVE Praised by Vatican official, ‘Doonby’ hitting screens Rome report calls movie ‘thriller with a haunting finale’ Published: February 21, 2012 By Anita Crane As religious ministers and lay people across America protest President Obama’s abortion drugs mandate, on Friday the life-affirming movie “Doonby,” starring John Schneider, opens in Dallas, Texas, and Chattanooga, Tenn., […]

Norma McCorvey talks ‘Doonby’ and Roe v. Wade

MATTERS OF LIFE AND DEATH Roe v. Wade opponents target Dallas for decision’s anniversary Theme of rally: ‘It began in Dallas. Let’s end it in Dallas’ Published: Jan. 20, 2012 By Anita Crane As hundreds of thousands prepare to march on Washington, Dallas, San Francisco and other American cities to protest the Supreme Court’s infamous […]

‘Snowmen’ family movie is funny and ‘Profound!’

  Happy story about ‘year that I died’ ‘Snowmen’ movie the story of three unlikely heroes Posted: December 01, 2011 1:00 am Eastern By Anita Crane © 2011 WND “Snowmen” star Bobby Coleman with Writer/Director Robert Kirbyson. (Courtesy of Mpower Pictures © 2009) “It was going to be the most amazing winter ever … the year that I […]

‘Mighty Macs’ and Coach Cathy Rush had more than a prayer

Nuns, their students and a basketball championship! ‘Mighty Macs’ offers rare entertaining story and ‘G’ rating Posted: October 22, 2011 By Anita Crane © 2011 WND In “The Mighty Macs,” which opens this weekend, Carla Gugino, David Boreanaz, Marley Shelton and Ellen Burstyn take us back to the days when G-rated movies were the norm, not […]

Mel Gibson, Joe Eszterhas doing film on Jewish hero Maccabee

Bravo for Mel Gibson and Joe Eszterhas! This news broke on September 8, the day Catholics celebrate the Saint Mary’s birthday, the Blessed and Jewish Mother of Christ. Gibson and Eszterhas are Catholic… SHOCKER! Mel Gibson And Joe Eszterhas To Collaborate On Film Telling Jewish Hero Judah Maccabee Story For Warner Bros By MIKE FLEMING […]

Hollywood Goes Out on ‘The Ledge’ for Atheism

James Hirsen says, “Hollywood has moved beyond a hostile attitude toward traditional faith and has created a film that actually promotes atheistic beliefs — “The Ledge.” Moviemakers claim that “The Ledge” is “the first film to feature an openly atheist hero in a Hollywood production.” What’s the big deal? Read the rest here: http://www.newsmax.com/Hirsen/theledge-atheism-rickyjarvis-billmaher/2011/07/05/id/402470

John Schneider in captivating mystical thriller ‘Doonby’

Special 2-for-1 post. Links to stories with Doonby leading man John Schneider and his co-stars Jenn Gotzon, Joe Estevez, Jennifer O’Neill, Robert Davi, Will Wallace and Erin Way, plus producer Mark Joseph. Since publication of these stories, the Doonby release date has changed to 2012… Part 1 Published June 11, 2011 By Anita Crane © 2011 WND […]

And the Life Fest winners are…

Everyone, actually. Drifter’s story captures attention at Life Fest Affirmation of value and meaning ‘exactly’ the message it carries Posted: April 18, 2011 By Anita Crane © 2011 WorldNetDaily Independent filmmakers and actors who attended the Life Fest in Los Angeles, Hollywood’s premier pro-life film festival, say it was a huge success because it united them in […]