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Actor Scoop ~ Interview with Actress, Mimi Sagadin

Mimi Sagadin is a familiar face both on the Christian and mainstream scene. She’s been an actress for nearly thirty years, and has a heart to impact the world positively for God and His kingdom. Mimi recently starred in the movie, Summer of ’67 (read the TBAP review here), and as one of the leading ladies. Graciously taking some time to chat on TBAP, she’s revealed her views on film and life, and allowed us a peek into her life. Take a look! Miranda ~ Hello Mimi! Glad to have you visit TBAP today! Please tell us a bit about yourself. Mimi: Hi Miranda. Thank you for the opportunity to be interviewed by you; I appreciate the opportunity. Foremost, I am a follower of Jesus, wife and mother. I have been married for thirty-two years and have two sons. I have been an actress for nearly thirty years, getting my start doing improv and sketch comedy. I have performed on many different stages in Chicago, including children’s shows at the infamous, Second City. Aware of …

Artist Scoop ~ Interview with Actress, Bethany Davenport

Bethany Davenport is one of the leading ladies in the movie, Summer of ’67, releasing today (read the TBAP review here), a story about love and war, and puts the spotlight on the loved ones left behind by the brave soldiers called up to fight for their country. Bethany plays the role of Kate, a role that puts her in a character role that displays a deeply emotional journey of love, romantically and for family, as well as a journey of trust in God. Kate, in real life, is active, fun and showcases her love for life as a triathlete and sling aerialist, of which the former helped her land a role in an upcoming movie! Kate took the time to chat with us on TBAP today. Take a look! Miranda ~ Hello Bethany! Delighted to have you visit TBAP! Please tell us a bit about yourself. Bethany: Thank you for having me! There’s not much to tell. I am married and I have two adorable kitties! I love to be active, but I also …

Movie Review ~ I Can Only Imagine By Kevin Downes Production & Mission Pictures International

… a film by the Erwin Brothers The inspiring and unknown true story behind MercyMe’s beloved, chart topping song that brings ultimate hope to so many is a gripping reminder of the power of true forgiveness. Category Religious/Christian/Inspirational Genre Drama Release Date March 16, 2018. Rating 4.5 Stars Review From a place of despair and depression, to a journey that would lead to the mountain top of renewed hope, faith, love, and forgiveness, as well as a destiny found in God alone—this is the inspiring but untold true story before now, of Bart Millard, lead vocal of Mercy Me music band. “How long did it take you to write this song,” Amy Grant asked. “Uhm…about ten minutes, I guess,” Bart replied. “No.” Amy shook her head. “It took a lifetime, Bart.” And you could see understanding dawn on Bart’s face as Amy’s words took hold and sunk in. As Bart’s story unfolds, it clear that in the place of surrender, God grinds Bart’s pain, makes a clay of worth out of it, and then builds …

Movie Review ~ Summer of ’67 By Faithflix

About Summer of ’67 Based on real life events, Summer of ’67 brings to life the turbulent times of the sixties and the struggles faced by the men and women impacted by the Vietnam War. Young wife and mother Milly (Rachel Schrey) is forced to live with her mother-in-law while her husband Gerald (Cameron Gilliam) is away on the USS Forrestal. Kate (Bethany Davenport) must choose between Peter (Christopher Dalton) her high school sweetheart and Van (Sam Brooks) her new hippie boyfriend. Ruby Mae (Sharonne Lanier) finally finds true love with Reggie (Jerrold Edwards) only to have him whisked away by the draft. Each woman faces the question of whether or not their man will return, and even if he does, will life as they know it ever be the same? Category Religious/Christian/Inspirational Genre War Drama Release Date June 29, 2018. Rating 3.5 Stars Review A powerful story of four women who, though connected in some way, face the difficulties of love and war on different paths that lead each woman to a place of …

Scoop ~ Interview With My Daddy Is In Heaven Main Cast, Jenn Gotzon Chandler

Jenn Gotzon Chandler is a friend and a sweet and talented person! A top actress and main cast in a lot of award-winning and notable Christian/inspirational movies, Jenn has gone on to become a producer alongside her husband, Jim E. Chandler. The two, a lovely pair and dynamic duo, through Jenn’s new company, are producing a movie, The Farmer And The Belle, which respected critics predict will be a hit and a Christmas Classic! Though this isn’t Jenn’s first visit on TBAP, we recently caught up, and Jenn has let me in on what she’s been up to lately, especially on her role in the new movie, My Daddy Is In Heaven, where she plays the main cast as Rebecca Crownover. Take a look! Miranda ~ Hello Jenn! It’s super awesome to have you back on TBAP! What have you been up to lately? Jenn: Thanks Miranda! Adore you to pieces. What have I been up to??? Learning how to be a better wife for my hubby, lol, I’m making a new salmon recipe in …

NEWS ~ New Music Artist, Juli Tapken, Celebrates New Song Release, God Is Ever True, With Platinum Planet Records

New artist, Juli Tapken celebrates her first release on Platinum Planet Records. The song, God Is Ever True, written by famous Nashville songwriter, Music Row veteran, and owner of Platinum Planet Records, is taking the religious world by storm! “I’ve had the idea of this song for some time,” says songwriter, Justin Peters. “I wanted to write a song that would give hope in these dark times. After I wrote the song, I knew Juli would be just the one to sing it.” Juli signed with Platinum Planet Records in the fall of 2017. “She is a great actress and a great fit to our company,” Says Peters. Juli is delighted to work with Peters and compares the joyful experience to the adoption of her son. “Being on Platinum Planet Records is like having a beautiful child laid in my arms that I did not labor for,” says actress, Juli Tapken. “This opportunity was gifted to me.” Peters echoes her sentiments by adding, “This is a dream come true for me, too. It was my …

The Star Movie DVD Now Available

“Full of humor and heart.”—The Huffington Post “The Star is destined to become a classic!”—The Dove Foundation Golden Globe® Nominated for Best Original Song by Mariah Carey & Marc Shaiman About The Star Movie The Tale of Faith and Friendship Includes Six Sing-Along Videos from Mariah Carey, Fifth Harmony, Kelsea Ballerini, A Great Big World, and Kirk Franklin. Includes a Dance Along, “How-to” Crafts Video and Much More!  Available on Digital February 6 and On Blu-ray + DVD + Digital on February 20. From the studio that brought you MIRACLES FROM HEAVEN & CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS comes the timeless tale about faith, friendship, and the importance of believing in yourself. AFFIRM Films and Sony Pictures Animation’s THE STAR arrives for the first time on Digital on February 6 and on Blu-ray + DVD + Digital February 20 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. The heartwarming animated comedy follows a small but brave donkey named Bo (voiced by Steven Yeun, “The Walking Dead”), who yearns for a life beyond his daily grind at the …