| Apr 15, 2014
| 8:30 PM
After the contentious likes of "Noah" and "God's Not Dead," Hollywood's season of Christian-themed cinema continues in relatively innocuous fashion with "Heaven Is for Real," a bland, earnest yet appreciably restrained adaptation of Midwestern minister...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 10:00 PM
** (out of four)
There's at least one indisputable truth in "Heaven is for Real," stated by Reverend Todd Burpo (Greg Kinnear): "What we believe changes what we perceive."
Of course it does. It's the reason some will see that the film is based on a...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Audiences congregated Wednesday for Sony's faith-based film "Heaven Is for Real," which kicked off the Easter weekend with an opening day gross of $3.7 million from 2,417 locations.
The feature adaptation of Todd Burpo's real-life book, from director...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 1:47 PM
Johnny Depp's new artificial-intelligence thriller probably lacks the processing power to top the U.S. box office charts this weekend.
The $100-million "Transcendence," in which Depp plays a brilliant researcher, is expected to gross $20 million to $22...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 12:32 PM
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Which witch is which? That's the tricky...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 11:09 AM
Team U.S.A. dominated Easter weekend as Disney's "Captain America: Winter Soldier" fended off its competition at the box office, holding onto the No. 1 spot for the third week in a row by drawing in $26.6 million.
Brazil came in second with 20th Century...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 10:29 AM
"Black Box" is an awful title for a not-much-better show -- another "physician, heal thyself" drama, in which bipolar disorder becomes a license to flights of visual fancy and periodic bouts of overacting. The series will inhabit an ABC Thursday lineup...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 12:05 AM
Conviction is the word that keeps coming to mind in watching "Heaven Is for Real," the latest faith-based film to debut this Passover-Easter season.
It is there in Todd Burpo's story of his 4-year-old son's near-death experience, which the Nebraska...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 9:08 AM
Good news for fans of the bestseller "Heaven Is for Real": The little boy's story of visiting heaven is coming to the big screen.
"Heaven Is for Real" will star Greg Kinnear as Todd Burpo. In the book, Burpo, a pastor, relates the remarkable story of...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 2:30 PM
An unusually strong international flavor pervades the Sundance Film Festival's Premieres slate, with new pictures from British helmer Michael Winterbottom, Irish directors Lenny Abrahamson and John Michael McDonagh, Dutch filmmaker Anton Corbijn, Welsh-...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 6:30 AM
LONDON -- The Berlin Film Festival's Panorama section has selected its first films. It unveiled 19 titles on Thursday out of a total 50 pics that will be in the program, which favors innovative and alternative pics.
Among the pics confirmed so far are...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The 2014 winter-spring movie preview is a broad overview of films opening through late April. Release dates and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
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Movie previews: A listing in the...