• Miracle in East Texas Movie Review

    Miracle in East Texas Movie Review

    It’s been a long time since I’ve reviewed a movie, but I was invited to preview Miracle in East Texas, and the trailer intrigued me. So while my daughter was in town visiting, we settled in for a girls’ movie night. I can’t say the movie bowled us over, but it provided a few laughs.… Read more

  • Lifemark Movie Review

    Lifemark Movie Review

    The Kendrick Brothers’ new movie Lifemark releases this weekend. Since a number of our film friends were involved in the production, I’ve been following Lifemark from the earliest stages and was excited to finally have the opportunity to see the finished project. Lifemark tells the story of David, an adopted young man who is contacted… Read more

  • Redeeming Love Movie Review

    Redeeming Love Movie Review

    The excitement level over Francine River’s bestselling novel being made into a movie has been building for years. Of course, when I was offered the opportunity to watch an advance screening of the Redeeming Love movie, I jumped at the offer. I’m glad I did. Redeeming Love is loosely based on the Bible love story… Read more

  • Sabina Tortured for Christ Movie Review

    Sabina Tortured for Christ Movie Review

    Sabina Tortured for Christ movie is the story of Richard and Sabina Wurmbrand, founders of Voice of the Martyrs. I’m somewhat obsessed with movies that take place during the 30’s and 40’s, so I was pretty excited to be offered the opportunity to review Sabina, a new movie by Voice of the Martyrs. It’s the… Read more

  • God’s Not Dead: We the People – Movie Review

    God’s Not Dead: We the People – Movie Review

    I’ve not been watching many movies recently, but the trailer for God’s Not Dead: We the People caught my attention. Homeschooling, losing rights, court battle… When I got the invitation to review it, I wanted to see how it was handled. Like the other movies in the God’s Not Dead franchise, this one has the… Read more

  • Roe v. Wade Movie Review

    Roe v. Wade Movie Review

    Roe v. Wade movie is a beautifully shot narrative film about the historic court case. I love period movies, especially those based on true stories. I especially enjoy movies about the 60’s and 70’s, so I was excited when I was offered the chance to screen Roe v. Wade in advance of its release next… Read more

  • Farmer and the Belle: Saving Santaland – Movie Review

    Farmer and the Belle: Saving Santaland – Movie Review

    I’ve been following Farmer and the Belle since Jenn Gotzon Chandler first introduced the story idea. From the beginning, I loved the concept. Since then, I’ve followed along the process from the script creation, filming, editing, and now release, and was excited to finally get to watch it this weekend. Farmer and the Belle: Saving… Read more

  • Buttons Christmas Movie Review

    Buttons Christmas Movie Review

    Every Christmas I look forward to discovering new Christmas movies to enjoy during the month of December. This year I was invited to preview Buttons: a Christmas Tale. It’s an all star cast with many of my favorite actors like Dick Van Dyke, Angela Lansbury, and Jane Seymour, so I looked forward to seeing them… Read more

  • Follow Your Heart Movie Review

    Follow Your Heart Movie Review

    I know so many people who are obsessed with the Amish and their way of life. Personally, I’m somewhat ambivalent. However, I do love a good love story, especially when a girl has to decide between the small town life she grew up in or the big city life she now lives in. Throw in… Read more

  • Before the Wrath – Movie Review and Giveaway

    Before the Wrath – Movie Review and Giveaway

    I don’t watch a lot of documentaries, and I’ve never had much of an interest in end times movies… until recently. Suddenly, it’s a lot more relevant. So when I was offered the opportunity to screen and review a new rapture documentary, I jumped at the chance. Documentaries have come a long way from the… Read more

  • I Still Believe – Movie Review

    I Still Believe – Movie Review

    Ever since I first saw the trailer for I Still Believe, I’ve wanted to see the movie. The timing never worked out when it was screening, so I’ve been waiting for it to get to DVD. Guess what! It’s now available on Blu-Ray, DVD, and digital. In the event that you’re not familiar with I… Read more

  • First Lady Movie Review

    First Lady Movie Review

    From the moment I learned that First Lady movie was coming to Middle Tennessee, I knew what my Valentine’s plans would be – attending a matinee screening of the movie then heading over to Chuy’s for our date night meal. Unfortunately, Fred and I have been sick for the past week, so I was afraid… Read more

  • Vindication Series Review

    Vindication Series Review

    I’ve been hearing about the Vindication series for several years as it made its way through the film festival circuit. Several of our actors were involved, and they raved about it. But it wasn’t until recently when I learned it was on Amazon Prime that I checked it out. I watched the first two episodes… Read more

  • Thy Neighbor  Movie Review

    Thy Neighbor Movie Review

    We recently discovered Tubi, a free streaming platform. Our distributor has been talking about how it’s the hottest platform, so we checked it out. So glad we did, as it’s full of all kinds of movies and shows, and it’s completely free. You don’t even have to register or sign up. Just find the app on… Read more

  • Christmas Jars Movie Reviews

    Christmas Jars Movie Reviews

    It’s still October, but Hallmark is already in Christmas mode, and Lifetime kicks off It’s a Wonderful Lifetime this weekend, so it must be that time of year already. Personally, I much prefer to wait until Thanksgiving to start my Christmas movie viewing. However, Christmas Jars hits theaters November 4, and I don’t want you… Read more

  • Breakthrough Movie Night

    Breakthrough Movie Night

    Even though I’ve not been as active in the film world as I used to be, I still try to keep up with the new movies coming out. I wanted to see Breakthrough movie when it released in April, but it didn’t work out. So I was thrilled when I received an invitation to show… Read more

  • Catching Faith 2 Movie Review

    Catching Faith 2 Movie Review

    I can’t remember the last movie I watched. I’ve been too busy with ministry, speaking, and books. But when Alexandra Boylan invited me to take a sneak peek at Catching Faith 2, I couldn’t resist since it’s a movie about women struggling with life’s challenges, was filmed in Kentucky, and included several of our actors… Read more

  • Emanuel Documentary Movie Review

    Emanuel Documentary Movie Review

    It wasn’t until we started making the film festival rounds that I ever watched documentaries. And even though I’ve seen some great ones, and was looking forward to watching this one, as the movie began, I found myself thinking of the theatrical release and wondering how many people would go see this documentary about the… Read more

  • Heaven Bound  Movie Review

    Heaven Bound Movie Review

    Christian comedy is a risky endeavor. So often, the comedy either falls flat, or it leans towards the sacrilegious. Heaven Bound joins the ranks of the select few which are spiritually sound yet wildly hilarious. Heaven Bound is the story of Ted and Josie, a picture perfect couple. Ted is a successful dog food marketer… Read more

  • Unplanned Movie Review

    Unplanned Movie Review

    I’ve been following Unplanned movie since it was first announced. When I learned the behind the scenes story of actress Ashley Bratcher,  I knew I had to see it. I was especially excited because two of the Unplanned actors are actors from our movies. Robert Thomason, who was Graduation Speaker in Summer of ’67, is… Read more

  • Indivisible Movie Review

    Indivisible Movie Review

    In case you haven’t noticed, this is the season for military-themed faith-based films. As pastor Gary Olson of Rolling Hills Community Church observed, Unbroken: Path to Redemption, Summer of ’67, Interview With God, God Bless the Broken Road, and now Indivisible all deal with war. From the moment I saw the trailer, I knew I… Read more