http://thefishportland.com/ http://thefishportland.com/ en-us FREE MUSIC ALERT: "The Song" Movie Soundtrack http://thefishportland.com/Movies-DVDs/FREE-MUSIC-ALERT-The-Song-Movie-Soundtrack <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1529423/The-Song-260w_w60.jpg" alt="" /> Download Original music from the faith-based feature film, THE SONG, (releasing September 30th)! You'll also hear a new version of the classic "Turn! Turn! Turn!" originally recorded by The Byrds and re-cut exclusively for THE SONG by Roger McGuinn (lead singer of The Byrds), Emmylou Harris and Ricky Skaggs. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:46:18 PST Movies & DVDs FREE MUSIC ALERT: "The Song" Movie Soundtrack <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1529423/The-Song-260w_w60.jpg" /> "Dolphin Tale 2" Just Treads Water http://thefishportland.com/Movies-DVDs/Dolphin-Tale-2-Just-Treads-Water <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1528233/DolphinTale2Poster-220w-tn_w60.jpg" alt="" /> The pacing is sluggish, the storytelling predictable. Compared to the original, it's pretty inferior in the inspiration department, too. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:17:37 PST Movies & DVDs "Dolphin Tale 2" Just Treads Water <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1528233/DolphinTale2Poster-220w-tn_w60.jpg" /> "The Identical" Surprisingly Un-Identical to Blander Inspirationals http://thefishportland.com/Movies-DVDs/The-Identical-Surprisingly-Un-Identical-to-Blander-Inspirationals <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1525366/the-identical-220w-tn_w60.jpg" alt="" /> Rather than follow a predictable trajectory of rebellion during the dawn of rock, it takes a refreshing track of spiritual exploration. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:04:22 PST Movies & DVDs "The Identical" Surprisingly Un-Identical to Blander Inspirationals <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1525366/the-identical-220w-tn_w60.jpg" /> As with the Rapture, so Too "The Remaining": The Best Stuff's Gone from the Get-Go http://thefishportland.com/Movies-DVDs/As-with-the-Rapture--so-Too-The-Remaining-The-Best-Stuff-s-Gone-from-the-Get-Go <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1525354/remaining_movie-poster_w60.jpg" alt="" /> Most of the movie feels un-scary, unsure of its theology, inconsistent in its methods, but there are a few nuggets of subtle quality. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:57:01 PST Movies & DVDs As with the Rapture, so Too "The Remaining": The Best Stuff's Gone from the Get-Go <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1525354/remaining_movie-poster_w60.jpg" /> The Kendrick Bros Take Their Films Beyond Sherwood http://thefishportland.com/Movies-DVDs/The-Kendrick-Bros-Take-Their-Films-Beyond-Sherwood <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1522774/Kendricks-thumb_w60.jpg" alt="" /> With several successful films like "Courageous and "Fireproof" now under their belts, Christian filmmakers Alex and Stephen Kendrick are now putting the finishing touches on their latest motion picture, on the power of prayer, tentatively titled, Movie Five. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 09:39:10 PST Movies & DVDs The Kendrick Bros Take Their Films Beyond Sherwood <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1522774/Kendricks-thumb_w60.jpg" /> Sneak Peek: "Left Behind" Movie http://thefishportland.com/Movies-DVDs/Sneak-Peek-Left-Behind-Movie <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1509111/Left-Behind-thumb2_w60.jpg" alt="" /> Get a look at the upcoming apocalyptic Action-Thriller movie starring Nicolas Cage, based on the New York Times bestselling novel that brings biblical prophecy to life in modern times.. Left Behind - In theaters on October 3, 2014. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:42:59 PST Movies & DVDs Sneak Peek: "Left Behind" Movie <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1509111/Left-Behind-thumb2_w60.jpg" /> Teen Romance on Life Support in Weepy "If I Stay" http://thefishportland.com/Movies-DVDs/Teen-Romance-on-Life-Support-in-Weepy-If-I-Stay <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1503786/If-I-Stay-220w-tn_w60.jpg" alt="" /> Compared to, say, Twilight, If I Stay is a giant leap forward for young female protagonists. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:22:48 PST Movies & DVDs Teen Romance on Life Support in Weepy "If I Stay" <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1503786/If-I-Stay-220w-tn_w60.jpg" /> "When The Game Stands Tall" Towers http://thefishportland.com/Movies-DVDs/When-The-Game-Stands-Tall-Towers <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1502444/When-the-Game-Stands-Tall-poster_w60.jpg" alt="" /> Under the disciplined leadership of coach Bob Ladouceur, the De La Salle High School football team in Concordia, Ca. won 151 straight games. So what happens when a streak like that &hellip; ends? We get this movie review from Focus on the Family's Plugged In Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:41:26 PST Movies & DVDs "When The Game Stands Tall" Towers <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1502444/When-the-Game-Stands-Tall-poster_w60.jpg" /> "The Giver" a Fair if Basic Treatise on Societal Control http://thefishportland.com/Movies-DVDs/The-Giver-a-Fair-if-Basic-Treatise-on-Societal-Control <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1499374/The-iver_xlg-220w-tn_w60.jpg" alt="" /> A parent-friendly thriller that allows a young audience to think about complex ideas and core human values for the first time. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 09:27:30 PST Movies & DVDs "The Giver" a Fair if Basic Treatise on Societal Control <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1499374/The-iver_xlg-220w-tn_w60.jpg" /> "What If" This Film Had Snappier Dialogue? http://thefishportland.com/Movies-DVDs/What-If-This-Film-Had-Snappier-Dialogue- <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1499364/what_if_movie_poster-220w-tn_w60.jpg" alt="" /> On the rom-com scale, scores fair on chemistry between leads, poor on script. Too bad in a sex-free film where marriage is a noble goal. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 09:23:24 PST Movies & DVDs "What If" This Film Had Snappier Dialogue? <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1499364/what_if_movie_poster-220w-tn_w60.jpg" /> Andrea Logan White Found God at Low-Point in Career http://thefishportland.com/Movies-DVDs/Andrea-Logan-White-Found-God-at-Low-Point-in-Career <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1493008/Andrea-Logan-White_w60.jpg" alt="" /> Actress Andrea Logan White, who starred in the hit movie, Mom's Night Out, retells a gripping faith testimony - and how radio was the tool used to bring her to God. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 12:02:28 PST Movies & DVDs Andrea Logan White Found God at Low-Point in Career <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1493008/Andrea-Logan-White_w60.jpg" /> "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" is an Empty Shell http://thefishportland.com/Movies-DVDs/Teenage-Mutant-Ninja-Turtles-is-an-Empty-Shell <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1486386/Teenage-Mutant-Ninja-Turtles_w60.jpg" alt="" /> Those sword-swinging, ninja star-slinging mutant turtles are back for another rough-and-tumble rumble. (Not a creative enough teaser for you? Well, consider the source material we had to work with.) Is the movie worth the price of admission?  Check out our review from Focus on the Family's Plugged In! Thu, 07 Aug 2014 15:10:19 PST Movies & DVDs "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" is an Empty Shell <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1486386/Teenage-Mutant-Ninja-Turtles_w60.jpg" /> Sneak Peek: "When The Game Stands Tall" Featurette - Behind the Huddle http://thefishportland.com/Movies-DVDs/Sneak-Peek-When-The-Game-Stands-Tall-Featurette-Behind-the-Huddle <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1486273/When-the-Game-Stands-Tall-poster_w60.jpg" alt="" /> Go behind the scenes and watch what the cast of When The Game Stands Tall has to say about the journey of legendary football coach Bob Ladouceur (Jim Caviezel), who took the De La Salle High School Spartans from obscurity to a 151-game winning streak that shattered all records for any American sport. Thu, 07 Aug 2014 13:48:47 PST Movies & DVDs Sneak Peek: "When The Game Stands Tall" Featurette - Behind the Huddle <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1486273/When-the-Game-Stands-Tall-poster_w60.jpg" /> "Get On Up" Isn't Pretty, but Captures the Essence of James Brown http://thefishportland.com/Movies-DVDs/Get-On-Up-Isn-t-Pretty--but-Captures-the-Essence-of-James-Brown <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1479333/Get-on-Up-poster_w60.jpg" alt="" /> Not your typical birth-to-grave biography. It's a little spastic and occasionally confusing but certainly keeps the intensity set high. Fri, 01 Aug 2014 09:17:38 PST Movies & DVDs "Get On Up" Isn't Pretty, but Captures the Essence of James Brown <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1479333/Get-on-Up-poster_w60.jpg" /> "Guardians of the Galaxy" - High Valor, Low Value http://thefishportland.com/Movies-DVDs/Guardians-of-the-Galaxy-High-Valor-Low-Value <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1478429/Guardians-of-the-Galaxy_w60.jpg" alt="" /> This exuberant, rollicking roller coaster of a movie has more problems than your typical superhero flick. Can it still find a heroic heart?  And should your family see it? Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:46:05 PST Movies & DVDs "Guardians of the Galaxy" - High Valor, Low Value <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1478429/Guardians-of-the-Galaxy_w60.jpg" /> Beautiful "Calvary" about the Struggle to be Both Righteous, Human http://thefishportland.com/Movies-DVDs/Beautiful-Calvary-about-the-Struggle-to-be-Both-Righteous--Human <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1478414/Calvalry-movie-poster_w60.jpg" alt="" /> When a religiously-themed film has no agenda towards evangelism or secularism, it&rsquo;s amazing how legitimately thought-provoking it can be. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:24:44 PST Movies & DVDs Beautiful "Calvary" about the Struggle to be Both Righteous, Human <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1478414/Calvalry-movie-poster_w60.jpg" /> "Hercules" Flexes Some Muscle http://thefishportland.com/Movies-DVDs/Hercules-Flexes-Some-Muscle <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1476610/hercules-port2-220w-tn_w60.jpg" alt="" /> This new Hercules is a completely different animal (and I&rsquo;m not just talking about the lion our hero so famously slew with his bare hands... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:02:47 PST Movies & DVDs "Hercules" Flexes Some Muscle <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1476610/hercules-port2-220w-tn_w60.jpg" /> "Courageous" and "Fireproof" Creators Wrap Fifth Film http://thefishportland.com/Movies-DVDs/Courageous-and-Fireproof-Creators-Wrap-Fifth-Film <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1474744/alex-and-stephen-kendrick-courageous-fireproof-resolution_w60.jpg" alt="" /> Alex and Stephen Kendrick&mdash;creators of hit faith films FIREPROOF and COURAGEOUS&mdash;have just wrapped principal photography on their anticipated fifth movie&mdash;a family drama with humor and heart focused on the power of prayer and its primary role in the Christian life. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:56:05 PST Movies & DVDs "Courageous" and "Fireproof" Creators Wrap Fifth Film <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1474744/alex-and-stephen-kendrick-courageous-fireproof-resolution_w60.jpg" /> "And So It Goes" Should Go Away http://thefishportland.com/Movies-DVDs/And-So-It-Goes-Should-Go-Away <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1474408/and-so-it-goes-poster_w60.jpg" alt="" /> But where does it go? And how? Rob Reiner's rom-com never quite turns the corner toward true beauty as it crawls around with the caterpillars for just a tad too long. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 08:00:50 PST Movies & DVDs "And So It Goes" Should Go Away <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1474408/and-so-it-goes-poster_w60.jpg" /> "Planes: Fire & Rescue" Flies Higher Than Original http://thefishportland.com/Movies-DVDs/Planes-Fire---Rescue-Flies-Higher-Than-Original <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1469676/Planes_fire_rescue_poster-220w-tn_w60.jpg" alt="" /> This time the cute factor doesn&rsquo;t get in the way of meaningful characters and it&rsquo;s a much better picture as a result. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 08:35:14 PST Movies & DVDs "Planes: Fire & Rescue" Flies Higher Than Original <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1469676/Planes_fire_rescue_poster-220w-tn_w60.jpg" /> "Persecuted" Puts the First Amendment to the Test http://thefishportland.com/Movies-DVDs/Persecuted-Puts-the-First-Amendment-to-the-Test <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1460980/Persecuted-movie-poster_w60.jpg" alt="" /> In the not-so-distant future, a powerful U.S. senator pushes for a bill that forces religious leaders to give equal time to other faiths. Just one preacher stands in its way. Is it for your family? We give you this review from Plugged In! Thu, 17 Jul 2014 12:32:27 PST Movies & DVDs "Persecuted" Puts the First Amendment to the Test <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1460980/Persecuted-movie-poster_w60.jpg" /> Intelligent "Apes", Mindless Entertainment http://thefishportland.com/Movies-DVDs/Intelligent-Apes--Mindless-Entertainment <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1454525/DawnPlanetApesPort-220w-tn_w60.jpg" alt="" /> Every clich&eacute; is covered, and there are plot holes big enough to drive a tank through, but it's all about the spectacle and effects. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 13:18:20 PST Movies & DVDs Intelligent "Apes", Mindless Entertainment <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1454525/DawnPlanetApesPort-220w-tn_w60.jpg" /> "Earth to Echo" is Indifferent, Not Interstellar Entertainment http://thefishportland.com/Movies-DVDs/Earth-to-Echo-is-Indifferent-Not-Interstellar-Entertainment <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1445558/Earth-to-Echo_w60.jpg" alt="" /> Landing somewhere between E.T. and Super 8, this light-hearted lightweight of a feature never takes off.  Is it worth taking your family to see?  We have a review from Focus on the Family's Plugged In! Thu, 03 Jul 2014 09:06:10 PST Movies & DVDs "Earth to Echo" is Indifferent, Not Interstellar Entertainment <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1445558/Earth-to-Echo_w60.jpg" /> Mindless Action Lives on in "Transformers: Age of Extinction" http://thefishportland.com/Movies-DVDs/Mindless-Action-Lives-on-in-Transformers--Age-of-Extinction <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1442409/Transformers_Age_of_Extinction_port-220w-tn_w60.jpg" alt="" /> Transformers: Age of Extinction is a reboot of sorts. Mark Wahlberg plays a Texas widower raising a 17-year-old daughter. Mon, 30 Jun 2014 09:27:02 PST Movies & DVDs Mindless Action Lives on in "Transformers: Age of Extinction" <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1442409/Transformers_Age_of_Extinction_port-220w-tn_w60.jpg" /> "Alone Yet Not Alone" Only Works for Those Tired of Everything Else http://thefishportland.com/Movies-DVDs/Alone-Yet-Not-Alone-Only-Works-for-Those-Tired-of-Everything-Else <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1430508/Alone-Yet-Not-Alone_w60.jpg" alt="" /> Plays like a companion piece to Little House on the Prairie, but without engendering the same affection and falling dramatically flat. Wed, 18 Jun 2014 14:42:15 PST Movies & DVDs "Alone Yet Not Alone" Only Works for Those Tired of Everything Else <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1430508/Alone-Yet-Not-Alone_w60.jpg" />