Arts & Entertainment
MR says: Watch this stunning footage of the Washington D.C. Temple that was captured by a drone. You've never seen a temple from these angles before!
Looking for an uplifting family film to watch? Check out "Believe," a touching story of faith and hard work coming to theaters this September!
As the World Cup progresses and soccer is on everyone's mind, producers are creating a touching new movie about a young soccer prodigy, set in England in 1984.
Based on true events, "Believe" is the story of 11-year-old Georgie--a rebellious troublemaker with a gift for soccer. When an act of petty crime throws Georgie into the path of legendary Manchester United soccer manager Sir Matt Busby, fate seems to have stepped in to correct the struggling boy. Sir Matt’s has spent his entire life around soccer. He is committed to making not only better soccer players, but better boys. A goal that he maintains even after surviving a plane disaster that killed several of his previous young protégé’s. When he recognizes the incredible talent of young Georgie, Sir Matt comes out of retirement with the goal to help correct the wayward boy and help him fulfill his sports dream.
How does Sir Matt transform Georgie and the unruly crew of boys Georgie leads from troublemakers into a close-knit soccer team? We look forward to finding out this September! Watch the trailer below, or like the “Believe” Facebook page for more updates on this touching, but humorous story of fulfilling dreams when you believe.
School's out, but we've found some great books that will keep your kids reading this summer! From classic literature to new adventures from some of our favorite LDS authors, these 10 titles are sure to entertain!
The Penderwicks: A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy by Jeanne Birdsall
This summer the Penderwick sisters have a wonderful surprise: a holiday on the grounds of a beautiful estate called Arundel. Soon they are busy discovering the summertime magic of Arundel’s sprawling gardens, treasure-filled attic, tame rabbits, and the cook who makes the best gingerbread in Massachusetts. But the best discovery of all is Jeffrey Tifton, son of Arundel’s owner, who quickly proves to be the perfect companion for their adventures.
Why do Mormons love these movies so much? Read on and find out if your favorites made the list!
1. Princess Bride
Nearly every Mormon loves The Princess Bride, and if they don’t love it, they’ve at least seen it. We're not the only ones who are enamored with this true love story and its side-splitting clean comedy. We just love Westley and Buttercup and all their goofy sidekicks: Inigo, Fezzik, Miracle Max, and even the not-so-raspy-voiced albino from the Pit of Despair. Somehow the odd combination of quirky, quotable characters makes this one of the most beloved (by Mormons, at least) movies of all time.
Check out this exciting announcement about a new missionary film in the works, this time in Africa.
When "The Saratov Approach" hit theaters last October, it shocked audiences across the United States with its record-breaking success. Latter-day Saints and their neighbors alike connected to the heart-wrenching struggled of two kidnapped missionaries relying on faith and prayer to preserve their testimonies, and their lives.
Now in response to Saratov audiences who enthusiastically requested more authentic, faith-promoting missionary stories, producers Garrett Batty and Jonathan Turner of Three Coin Productions have announced a follow-up film with an intense storyline in Africa.
When asked about where he got the idea, director Garrett Batty told LDS Living in an interview that he came across the idea for the film in the church archives. Titled "Freetown," the film is based on an amazing true story of eight LDS missionaries caught in the midst of civil war in Liberia. When rebels were invading Monrovia, the capital city of Liberia, productive missionary work was shut down. A group of eight native Liberian missionaries, however, felt it was important for them to continue serving, and began a plan to flee the country.