Jason Stanley

Jason is a United Methodist clergy person serving as a Minister of Youth and Education. He blogs about film, faith, and other stuff at jasoncstanley.com.

The Magic of Pete’s Dragon

I think we can agree that the world is a pretty tense place. Zika. American politics. Police shootings. Terrorism. Email hacking. It’s been crazy.?And so in the midst of all of this, Disney’s latest live-action film, Pete’s Dragon, offers us a little magic . . . . and hope. Pete is orphaned after a tragic…

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First Look: New DuckTales

In the late ’80s/early ’90s, the best television show was Disney’s DuckTales, hands down!?It is, after all, Emmy Award winning! The new DuckTales will be part of the Disney XD line up and will premiere in 2017. Marc Buhaj, Senior Vice President, Programming and General Manger, Disney XD, made the announcement: ??DuckTales?has a special place…

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Trailer: Star Trek Beyond

The first official look at the new Star Trek film, set to be released this summer, was like a Christmas miracle to Trekkie fans overwhelmed with Star Wars hoopla. A small gift to the fans of the other Star franchise. Here is the trailer for Star Trek: Beyond. Go ahead, it’s okay, take another look….

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