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Day 390 in dreaming my way to meeting Mickey

Today is Force Friday, and so I say, “May the Force be with you.”  Today’s plan is to remember… 161 more words

Our "Greatest Civil War Novel?": MacKinlay Kantor's "Andersonville"

Deep in the quiet Georgia countryside lies twenty-six and a half acres of land that once were home to 45,000 men. The very silence of the spot stands in sobering contrast to the constant din that resounded here one hundred and fifty years ago. 1,159 more words

Ben-Hur: Hold the phone. It's about JESUS?!

My Movie Challenge 40 list kicked off with the Charlton Heston classic, Ben-Hur, which I’ve never seen and have never had any interest in. But which I plunged into nonetheless. 740 more words

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Roma Downey and Mark Burnett Preview ‘Ben-Hur’ Movie At MegaFest

Hollywood power couple Roma Downey and Mark Burnett previewed their forthcoming Christian film “Ben-Hur” during a surprise appearance at Mega-Fest in Dallas on Friday.

Described by the notable Christian filmmakers as an “epic” action movie, “Ben-Hur” is based on Lew Wallace’s 1880 novel… 100 more words

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Roma Downey and Mark Burnett Preview 'Ben-Hur' Movie At MegaFest

Hollywood power couple Roma Downey and Mark Burnett previewed their forthcoming Christian film “Ben-Hur” during a surprise appearance at Mega-Fest in Dallas on Friday.

Described by the notable Christian filmmakers as an “epic” action movie, “Ben-Hur” is based on Lew Wallace’s 1880 novel… 100 more words

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BEN-HUR MUSIC COMPOSER!

A few weeks back I posted a wish list of individuals that I hoped would be writing the score for the upcoming remake of Ben-Hur.  You see, the score for a movie is very important to me.   811 more words

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Daily Dose: Ben-hur and the CHARIOT RACE Moment

The One-Line Summary: Judah Ben-hur (Charlton Heston) is at first happy that his long time friend Messala (Stephen Boyd) has been named as the commander of the Roman garrison in Jerusalem, but soon discovers Messala has became an autocratic conquerer and when Ben-hur refuses to give the names of Jews opposing Roman rule, sentences him to serve as a slave on a galley, where he manages to survive and make his way back for a taste of revenge. 327 more words

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