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Darkness Overwhelming in New 'Star Trek' Film

Aptly named for its heavy content, Star Trek Into Darkness will entice Trekkies with its familiar feel, but caution is advised for a younger audience. Read our review of the recently released film. read more

Iron Man 3

Gritty Violence Short-Circuits Dazzling 'Iron Man 3'

Iron Man 3 releases nationwide to critical acclaim. Charisma recently reviewed the film and encourages parents to exercise extreme caution in letting youngsters watch this very intense blockbuster superhero flick. Read our review. read more

'Jack the Giant Slayer' is Fee Fye Fo Fantastic

This Friday Jack the Giant Slayer hits the silver screen. Read our review of this revisionist screen fairy-tale that is following in the footsteps of flicks such as Hansel and Gretel and Once Upon a Timeread more

The Lost Medallion

(MeThinx Entertainment)

The action-adventure genre doesn’t normally fall under the category of family-friendly entertainment—and it certainly isn’t often associated with biblical morals. But MeThinx Enterainment’s The Lost Medallion: The Adventures of Billy Stone, scheduled for release this month, is both.

The movie, based on a series of novels by Bill Muir, features life lessons for children that parents can rally behind: teamwork, the triumph of good over evil and the importance of each person to God. The film also contains minimal violence.

Alex Kendrick, associate pastor of Sherwood Baptist Church in Albany, Ga., and co-creator of the Christian films Facing the Giants, Fireproof and Courageous, plays Daniel, who stops to make a donation at a foster home where he grew up and is convinced to forego a playoff baseball game to tell the resident children a story.

Off the cuff, Daniel intrigues the children with the tale of Billy and Allie (played by Billy Unger and Sammi Hanratty), a pair of teens who recover a long-lost medallion that takes them back in time. In their travels, the two hook up with an arrogant young king and his friend, as well as a wise old man, and are caught up in an effort to save the king’s island people from an evil warlord.

Kendrick urges parents to take their children to see the film—if not for the entertainment, then for the biblical message it conveys. 

“Our kids’ hearts are under attack from the deception of ‘destructive lies’ found in media and our culture and the words of ‘mean kids,’” Kendrick says. “This is a film that every family should see ... twice.” read more

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Ray Comfort Produces Chilling John Lennon Film

Ray Comfort, the producer of the film 180, has made a movie based on the life and tragic murder of John Lennon. Genius also asks people if they would murder for money—and their answers will shock you. read more

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