No longer a novelty, the faith-based film business is trying new ways to attract audiences

“I Can Only Imagine,” starring J. Michael Finley, is the latest faith-based movie to hit movie theaters. (USA)

In late February, actor Dennis Quaid joined religious rock group MercyMe at a Dallas concert to sing — and promote his new movie. The band has toured for much of the last year in support of the new film “I Can Only Imagine,” which tells the story of how lead singer Bart Millard...

Rapper Big Boi takes aim at more TV, film projects

In this March 15, 2016 file photo, Big Boi performs at the South by Southwest Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas. The rapper has already landed a recurring role on “The Quad” and is in the process of filming his part for “Super Fly,” a remake of the 1970s cult classic. On “The Quad,” which airs Tuesday on BET at 10 p.m., Big Boi plays the opinionated father of a new top recruit. (Photo by Jack Plunkett/Invision/AP, File)

Rapper Big Boi may have never taken an acting class, but he's still finding ways to land roles thanks to his upbringing

On DVD: ‘Justice League’ needs more punch; ‘Disaster Artist’ shines

“Justice League” 2 stars Director Zack Snyder has not put together a complete action film since “Watchmen.” In that film, Snyder showed a great skill at blending very personal moments with plenty of fist-throwing action. Since then, his action scenes are...

‘Thoroughbreds’ is smart, amoral comedy en route to a cult following

They say there can’t be a good story without a good villain. In his dazzling debut, director and screenwriter Cory Finley aims higher. “Thoroughbreds,” a smart, amoral suspense comedy about the high price of having it all, gives us villainy in stereo.

Amanda Clayton deals with ‘Mommy’s Little Angel’

Amanda Clayton has worked with children on various occasions in her acting career. Most veteran actors tend to become very protective of the youngsters, both in the way their characters interact and when the cameras aren’t rolling.





Early signs of spring migration

March begins the spring that most of us know: the time of noticeably longer days, sugar-maple buckets placed on the trees, the year’s first robins, and birds singing early in the morning. It is also the time when great flocks of birds arrive...

Tiny specks in The Eye of Quebec: A kayak expedition around a remote, unique Canadian lake

“Hang on! Here comes a big one!” Phil Warner shouted from the rear cockpit of his tandem kayak as an approaching, squall-driven wave prepared to wash over our decks.