Wednesday Jul 30
Hollywood looks at Heaven - and doesn't make fun of it
It may be quite surprising considering Hollywood's well-known liberal and secular bent, but there's a pretty mainstream movie out on Blu-ray now that not only sets itself in the middle of a Christian community, it doesn't make Christians out to be violent, knuckle-dragging wackos worthy of fear and derision.
Wednesday Jul 30
Hays Daily News
Church to host movie screening
Based on the No. 1 New York Times best-selling book, "Heaven is for Real" recounts the true story of a small-town father who must find the courage and conviction to share his son's extraordinary, life-changing experience with the world.
The real story of "Heaven is for Real"
"HEAVEN IS FOR REAL" Blu-ray widescreen, DVD widescreen and UltraViolet digital download, 2014, PG for thematic material including some medical situations Best extra: "The Making of Heaven is For Real" in HD "Regardless of your spiritual or non-spiritual leanings it is the eternal question," star Greg Kinnear says in the featurette.
Box-office hit 'Heaven Is for Real' now in Christian retail stores
Heaven Is for Real landed on Christian retail-store shelves July 22. The Sony Pictures Home Entertainment DVD was a hit at the box office, raking in more than $90 million.
Sentinel & Enterprise
DVD Previews 'Heaven' a thoughtful take on faith
"Heaven Is for Real" : In this family drama, Colton Burpo, the angelic 4-year-old son of a Nebraska pastor, has emergency surgery and while under anesthesia experiences a series of visions, including watching his own operation, observing the prayers of his anguished parents and meeting Jesus.