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Faithspotting: 2021 Academy Awards Best Directors

Faithspotting discuss the 2021 Academy Award Nominees and spot faith in the multi-nominated film “Another Round.” Continue reading

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Faithspotting The 2021 Academy Awards Best Acting Awards

Faithspotting podcast examines the 2021 Academy Award Nominees for Best Acting and faith spotted in the films. Continue reading

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Faithspotting The Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actors/Actresses

In the first of a 4 part series leading up to the Academy Awards, Kenny Dickson and Mike Hatch discuss the Actresses and Actors nominated for best supporting performances. Follow for episode to listen to episode: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/faithspotting-2021-academy-awards-supporting-actor/id1524339974?i=1000515405452 Best Supporting Actress: … Continue reading

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Faithspotting “Judas and the Black Messiah”

Michael Hatch and Kenny discuss the film and spot the faith elements in Shaka King’s “Judas and the Black Messiah.” Follow link to listen to the episode. https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/faithspotting-the-black-messiah/id1524339974?i=1000512632756 Faith Issues Spotted: The Judas betrayal of Jesus Narrative- presented in each … Continue reading

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The Shape of Water

I thought I would review The Shape of Water, the winner of the 2018 Academy Award for Best Picture in a different way, a text log between me and my niece. Niece: Have you seen The Shape of Water? Me: … Continue reading

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Oscar Best Picture Review

My thoughts on the Academy Awards Best Picture nominations. At the top of my list is Fences. I thought it was by far the strongest ensemble with two great performances by Denzel and Viola. It is a story that speaks to the … Continue reading

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And The Oscar Goes, or should go, To???

Here are my Oscar picks for this weekend’s awards. This has been one of the most difficult years to pick both winners and favorites as the competition seems close in each of the major categories. But, for better or worse, … Continue reading

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Oscar Preview from The United Methodist Reporter

The annual Oscar edition from the United Methodist Reporter compiled by Rev. Gary Keene, Associate Editor Bill Fentum, and myself.

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“Les Miserables” Shows Who We Are and Who We Can Be

Given that “Les Miserables” is perhaps the most successful and popular stage musical of all time, and given the star quality of the cast, “LesMiserables” was one of the most anticipated films of 2012.  Also adding to the anticipation was the curiosity behind the challenge … Continue reading

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