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59 min ago | Free Republic

Hollywood plays to the faithful, finds hits with God

The movie "Heaven is for Real," which depicts the story of a young boy who claims to have visited heaven during a near death experience, is the fourth faith-based film this year to stir movie-going audiences with impressive box office numbers.


Related Topix: Media, Paramount Pictures, Viacom, Television, MTV Networks

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Red Deer Advocate

Heaven is for Real elevated above its very modest ambitions

The good news is this: in heaven, everybody's young. The bad news: you have to take a four-year-old's word for it.


Related Topix: Secretariat

Alabama Live

Who would you cast in a 'To Kill A Mockingbird' remake?

Members of the Red Clay Readers have been revisiting Harper Lee's Southern coming of age classic, "To Kill A Mockingbird," for over a month.


Related Topix: Harper Lee, Pop/Rock, Game of Thrones, Entertainment, Television, Peter Dinklage, Mad Men, Drama, Jon Hamm

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Daily Herald

Trial and error lead to Kinnear's career

Q. Is it my imagination, or are you on a real roll right now in terms of how diverse your acting portfolio has become? A. Yeah, given the guy I play on "Rake," backing that up to a pastor I play in this movie, then playing a mind-reader and a shrink in "Anchorman 2." Yes! It's been a very varied year.


Related Topix: Startups, I-play

Las Cruces Sun-News

Critic's POV: 'Heaven's' depiction of family is for real

AP Photo/Sony Pictures - Allen Fraser Greg Kinnear and Connor Corum star in "Heaven Is For Real," a film based on the best-selling book of the same name.


Related Topix: Nebraska, Secretariat

Tue Apr 15, 2014

City Paper

Film Review: Dom Hemingway

Richard Shepard directed The Matador , one of our fave-rave films, starring Pierce Brosnan and Greg Kinnear, for fuck's sake, and when we heard we could talk to him on the phone about his new movie, Dom Hemingway -starring Jude Law as a choleric, profane, and highly violent London safe-cracker released from jail after doing 12 years, and boy, is he ... (more)


Related Topix: Celebrities, Pierce Brosnan, Movies, Entertainment

New York Post

Greg Kinnear is a Heavena sa saving grace

A fine cast headed by the underrated Greg Kinnear lifts this year's third major religious movie, the fact-inspired "Heaven Is for Real,'' somewhat beyond its Hallmark Channel-caliber script and visuals.


Related Topix: Flash of Genius, Secretariat, Sherlock Holmes

Mon Apr 14, 2014

JAM! Showbiz

Greg Kinnear explores spiritual side in 'Heaven is For Real'

Greg Kinnear had never heard of Heaven Is For Real, but when it came time to star in the movie adaptation of the 2010 bestseller he found out he had a few things in common with Todd Burpo.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, You've Got Mail, Stuck On You, Drama Movies, As Good as It Gets, Rake, Entertainment, Television

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

Heavenly role

While comfortably ensconced in his home base of Los Angeles, Greg Kinnear says he still occasionally checked out news and weather from Winnipeg after living and working in southern Manitoba for three months, making Heaven Is for Real during the summer of 2013.


Related Topix: Horror Movies, Ghost Town, Western, As Good as It Gets, Comedy Movies, Auto Focus, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Secretariat

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Spokane 7

On Friday: A wide range of movie offerings

It's only Monday, but we already know what movies are going to open on Friday in Spokane and Coeur d'Alene.


Related Topix: Rio, Jesse Eisenberg, Criminal Defense Law, Law, The Raid

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Television Week

Fox Relegates Low-Rated Drama's Finale to Saturday Night

Fox has shifted the finale of a struggling drama series to Saturday night -- the second move in recent weeks for the first-year show.


Tue Apr 01, 2014


Items: Brooklyn 99 and Walking Dead Promotions, Rake Moves (Again) and More

The Fox comedy has upped Joel McKinnon Miller and Dirk Blocker , who play Scully and Hitchcock respectively, to series regulars for Season 2, our sister site Deadline reports.


Related Topix: Rake, Entertainment, Television, The Walking Dead, Skins, Heroes, Drama


FOX Shifts New Drama Series RAKE to Saturday Nights

FOX has been struggling to find the right time slot and night for its new drama series RAKE , starring Greg Kinnear.


Related Topix: Rake, Entertainment, Television, Drag Me to Hell, Thriller, War of the Worlds, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies

Mon Mar 31, 2014


Scoop: RAKE on FOX - Friday, April 4, 2014

With Scarlet's campaign for L.A. District Attorney in full swing, Keegan charms California's well-respected ex-governor, Mitch Markham , into providing financial and political support for Scarlet's campaign.


Related Topix: Rake, Entertainment, Television, California, Luck, Emily Owens, M.D.

Fri Mar 28, 2014

The Huffington Post

21 TV Shows That Prove Friends Can Be Your Family

The family you're born into is of great significance , no doubt, but what about the family you choose for yourself? A myriad of excellent TV shows have centered on just that -- the connections you form with the people you willingly spend most of your time with.


Mon Mar 24, 2014


Scoop: RAKE on FOX - Friday, March 28, 2014

Keegan defends Mikki's former pimp, Jules , who is accused of assault by high-powered agent Max Fawcett , after the two get into an altercation.


Related Topix: Rake, Entertainment, Television