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 […]

Catholic priests challenging President Obama and you

Thanks to the Catholic priests who made these videos. My fellow and sister Catholics who voted Obama into office, make no mistake: You are responsible for the president’s persecution of the unborn, all Americans of goodwill and foreign nations too. The priests don’t say it, but I will: Whether you are Catholic or not, voting […]

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., […]

‘This gets people’s attention like nothing else’

WASHINGTON – Despite sleet and bitter cold, many pro-life Americans in Washington for the March for Life, as well as people from other countries, stopped to watch the video “Created Equal” as it played on a jumbo screen on Constitution Avenue near Fourth Street NW. One of the attractions was the imagery of Martin Luther King Jr. and his voice echoing a few blocks in surrounding areas.

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 […]

Emilio Estevez, Martin Sheen on ‘The Way’

Note: WND redesigned its entire website and relaunched on New Year’s Day 2012. Somehow this article disappeared in the transition, so I offer the entire story here until it can be replaced by WND. WND Exclusive MEDIA MATTERS ‘The Way’ project tells story about ‘transcendent experience’ Family project involves Estevez, Sheen and message of family […]

My ‘granddaddy’ John Wayne, actor and Catholic convert

By David Kerr Fr. Matthew Muñoz Rome, Italy, Oct 1, 2011 / 12:29 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- John Wayne, for many, was a Hollywood legend who symbolized true masculinity and American values. To Fr. Matthew Muñoz, though, he was simply “granddaddy.” “When we were little we’d go to his house and we’d simply hang out with […]

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

Once again, Jesus in the streets

Uplifting video by some British Franciscans. My only little gripe is the anticlimactic end…why put the Lord of Lords and Kings of Kings into a tote bag? Now for a video that gives me chills: http://www.anitacrane.com/blog/yes-this-is-why-im-catholic/

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 […]

The new ‘coming out’ in Hollywood

Festival reintroduces pro-life culture to Hollywood ‘Our goal is to restore that message in entertainment’ Posted: April 13, 2011 By Anita Crane © 2011 WorldNetDaily Deborah Flora This weekend, Hollywood insiders reach out to all Americans at Life Fest, the premier pro-life film festival for mainstream filmmakers. One major motion picture producer told WND that he will […]

LA acting studio begins mission to create actors with ‘spiritual integrity’

One way to join the renaissance… Culver City, Calif., Apr 2, 2011 / 06:08 pm (CNA).- Holy Wood Acting Studio had its grand opening on March 25 to begin its mission to create talented actors with the “emotional and spiritual maturity” to endure the challenges in their careers. “The opening of Holy Wood Acting Studio […]

Award-winning movie reveals Christian love

Ready for a beautiful life-changing film? Award-winning movie reveals Christian love ‘When you have a Muslim population asking for monks, it’s just so different’ Posted: February 26, 2011 1:00 am Eastern By Anita Crane © 2011 WorldNetDaily “Should it ever befall me, and it could happen today, to fall victim to the terrorism which seems to now […]

Insiders expose abortion industry in ‘BloodMoney’

Posted: February 21, 2011 10:54 pm Eastern By Anita Crane © 2011 WorldNetDaily In the wake of the latest video sting by Live Action showing a Planned Parenthood employee apparently willing to aid supposed sex traffickers in procuring abortions for minors, Planned Parenthood claimed to be “profoundly shocked” and fired the director of a New Jersey clinic […]

Filmmakers blurring line between documentary, drama

By Christian Toto The Washington Times 8:00 p.m., Monday, January 10, 2011 The Best Documentary Oscar to be handed out next month could go to a film made by a director who won’t reveal his name and that even admiring movie critics concede could be a bunch of hooey. Welcome to the state of documentary […]

Yes! This is why I’m Catholic

“God in the Streets of New York City” by Grassroots Films of Brooklyn In this video you will hear the voices of three great but departed priests: Father Benedict Groeschel, Father Richard John Neuhaus, who converted from the Lutheran religion, and our late, fearless, great Holy Father Pope Saint John Paul II… Can’t find Jesus […]

‘Not Evil Just Wrong’ exposes Al Gore’s threatening agenda

Al Gore received a Nobel Prize and an Oscar for claiming that humans cause global warming and an “accelerated melting of the north polar ice cap.” Given such mantras, many European children fear that polar bears and civilization will be wiped out by floods. Meanwhile, millions of Africans die from malaria because the insecticide DDT […]