Hollywood's awkward God dance
Hollywood's awkward God dance think? In another story about marketing films to Christians, The Hollywood Reporter had the perfect lede
Hollywood's naked public square
actress Katie Holmes. Many Hollywood stars are involved with the Church of Scientology, and there is Hollywood's naked public square . Hollywood correspondent Sharon Waxman cites these examples of unusual behavior: While promoting discussion of his religion, Scientology. Then he set tongues wagging in Hollywood and elsewhere with an science fiction writer L. Ron Hubbard. In a series of television interviews on "Access Hollywood" last York Times reported on whispers among Hollywood executives that his recent behavior has been strange
Hollywood's Moral Majority acts out?
people in Hollywood might be getting sweaty palms, in an era of crashing box office numbers, about holding a Brokeback Mountain wedding shower. people in Hollywood might be getting sweaty palms, in an era of crashing box office numbers, about insecure idiots"? It will be interesting to watch Hollywood meditate on the meaning of this Oscar upset America? Does Hollywood has a closeted Moral Majority? Is there some Southern Baptist, traditional , if there are people in Hollywood who are deep into mourning, they may need to remember that it is Hollywood's Moral Majority acts out? ? -- gets right to the point. Dang it, is it possible that some people in Hollywood are actually afraid of
A flood of reactions to Hollywood’s 'Noah'
A flood of reactions to Hollywood’s 'Noah' Hollywood’s puzzling ark-aeology seemed, so to speak, all wet. But who cares about The Guy’s taste in movies Seminary says “God, creation, providence, sin, obedience, salvation: Not bad for a major Hollywood movie has lost all connection to what the story means.” Theological blogger Brian Mattson thinks Hollywood Hollywood flashing light bulbs for eyes didn’t thrill and otherwise Hollywood’s puzzling ark-aeology seemed, so to
God in Hollywood's rear-view mirror
God in Hollywood's rear-view mirror portrayed by Hollywood. Cullum's news hook is the recent release of Evan Almighty and the portrayal of contains a fair amount of snark, some of it deserved since this is Hollywood, but also some . Reporter Paul Cullum covers the historical spectrum of the various times God has been played or portrayed by Hollywood.
Box-office religion: What explains Hollywood’s 'holy movie' picks?
Hollywood commercial films from the Quran seem unlikely. Continue reading "What explains Hollywood’s 'holy movie' picks?" by Richard Ostling. about Hollywood and “holy movies.” Why are they often amateurish or offer ham-handed derision toward Box-office religion: What explains Hollywood’s 'holy movie' picks?
Hollywood's 'Noah' wars: Why not quote the Bible?
to do that edgy Hollywood thing that they want to do. The Hollywood Reporter piece is all over that considers taking drastic measures to eradicate mankind from the planet. The finances and Hollywood issues. Some of that is soaked into the Hollywood drama covered in a new Hollywood Reporter piece Grails of modern Hollywood, which is the quest to latch onto the massive faith-based audience that lined Hollywood's 'Noah' wars: Why not quote the Bible? Hollywood up over and over for Mel Gibson's blockbuster "The Passion of the Christ." Hollywood big shots want
Yet another turning point in the search for Hollywood’s Christian market?
($4.2 million total box office) no doubt dampened studio interest. Even after Gibson, Hollywood seems Hollywood Hollywood Reporter” sniffed that the film lacks “much of interest to the secular crowd.” To the Religion phony or snarky. Hollywood insiders have struggled to find the magic faith-based niche formula. But Yet another turning point in the search for Hollywood’s Christian market?
Hollywood doesn't get Jews
Hollywood doesn't get Jews Hollywood get Jews right?," is worth the sojourn. That headline might strike you as a bit odd. Not to play into anti-Semitic stereotypes but, I mean, c'mon: If anyone gets Jews, it's Hollywood. Right world of journalism, generally that done by daily newspapers. But this article, titled “Why can’t Hollywood get Jews right?,” is worth the sojourn.
Hollywood missionary? Oh, really?
broadcasting company -- may help explain why he never had to take a vow of poverty. He owns a Hollywood . . . . In many ways, Crouch and his company, Gener8Xion Entertainment, are Hollywood anomalies. He Hollywood missionary? Oh, really? pockets fuel his Hollywood crusade -- Tax-free donations from his parents' Trinity Broadcasting reach -- to bankroll and market his movies. In other ways, the stereotype of a Hollywood producer called "The Omega Code," is credited by some for showing Hollywood the potential of Christian-themed
Hell-haunted Hollywood
of evangelicals or fundamentalists who choose to dwell on hell -- better: The Hollywood version was Of the many stories devoted to Hollywood Hellhouse, one of the best is by Jeffrey Weiss of the Hell-haunted Hollywood Of the many stories devoted to Hollywood Hellhouse, one of the best is by Jeffrey Weiss of the Dallas Morning News (registration required). worried we're all going to hell." And how very reassuring it is to know that Hollywood Hellhouse
"Jews totally run Hollywood"
never worked in Hollywood.) The Jews are so dominant, I had to scour the trades to come up with six "Jews totally run Hollywood" hooked me. This is like a symbolic detail on steroids: How deeply Jewish is Hollywood? When the studio shows how dumb America has gotten. Jews totally run Hollywood. But here's the passage that totally
Hollywood idealism, in brief
Hollywood idealism, in brief there must be done. However, I have to admit that, as I read this page one piece ("Hollywood Stars Find Ah, Hollywood. It is good when the rich, the powerful and the attractive decide to do some good in
Killing that Hollywood pregnancy
For a glimpse into Hollywood’s ongoing efforts to empower women, please click here. Actress Kari is suing ABC-TV, seeking $3 million in damages. "The vile underbelly of the Hollywood Machine Killing that Hollywood pregnancy For a glimpse into Hollywood's ongoing efforts to empower women, please click here. Actress Kari
Hollywood conservatism unleashed?
increases. Is this a classic left-right fight? No way. Well, now we are seeing signs that Hollywood is Hollywood conservatism unleashed? ? What does "liberal" mean? If Hollywood is basically pro-profits and sold out to radical individualism Times does. Some of themes are woven into his feature titled "Now, from Hollywood, visions of beginning to talk about a surge of "Hollywood conservatism." I wrote about this a few days ago, in conservatism." He thinks it's crazy to say Hollywood was ever "monolithically liberal." The notion that the
Religion in Hollywood
Can Christianity find a place in Hollywood? Christians in the movie business face a high level of pressure to hide their faith, despite the recent resurgence of Hollywood interest in spirituality executives is trying to reverse the trend. "We're not here to fix Hollywood as much as we're here to fix the religion section, with three photos and a jump. LOS ANGELES -- It's hip to be spiritual in Hollywood these . Sarah Price Brown of Religion News Service found an inside-Hollywood story that reminded me of some of Religion in Hollywood . Sarah Price Brown of Religion News Service found an inside-Hollywood story that reminded me of some of the work going on in journalism.
Memo from Planet Hollywood
True Believer could applaud. Kirk Honeycutt of The Hollywood Reporter explains: For a while, the Memo from Planet Hollywood
Worship, Wars, Presbyterians, Hollywood
Worship, Wars, Presbyterians, Hollywood officials, in a rare step, took control of operations at Hollywood First last week and put Meenan and his tension that this causes. But this time, the conflict is at the famed Hollywood Presbyterian Church Flaccus crisply notes: "The decline has been especially painful at Hollywood First, where the
Narnia goes to Hollywood
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