Bob Brown

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The Boss stoops to a new comedy low

Movie
by Bob Brown
Posted 4/11/16, 03:00 pm

The Boss opened at No. 1 this weekend, narrowly squeezing out Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice atop the box-office charts. Successful comedies vary widely in their ingredients, of course, but writing explicit language into children’s roles and knocking women around for laughs shouldn’t be parts of the recipe.

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California AG seizes undercover videos from David Daleiden's apartment

Abortion
by Bob Brown
Posted 4/06/16, 02:10 pm

Center for Medical Progress (CMP) director David Daleiden revealed Tuesday that agents from the California attorney general’s office searched his Orange County apartment, seizing “all video footage” related to CMP’s investigation into Planned Parenthood’s involvement in the fetal tissue trade.

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God's Not Dead 2

Movie
by Bob Brown
Posted 4/01/16, 01:00 am

God’s Not Dead 2 puts Christianity back on trial, but moves the setting from a university philosophy class—where God’s Not Dead transpired—into a courtroom. (Since several characters return in the sequel, viewers unfamiliar with the original film should see it first.) God’s Not Dead 2 (rated PG for thematic elements) unabashedly aspires to prove that Jesus is alive, but also that worthwhile storytelling need not conform to Hollywood’s bawdy blueprint. Real suspense, quality acting, and clean dialogue buttress a plainspoken message.

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