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(RNS) Director Brian Baugh’s upcoming teen film “To Save a Life” may be many things, but one thing it’s not, he says, is a “Christian” movie. The upcoming film about a star basketball player who copes with a friend’s death is edgier than others — with violence, marijuana and a brief sex scene. Conservative friends […]

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  1. Years ago Ralph Winter, the movie producer not the missiologist, told a group of senior high youth that too many Christians seemed to think their commitment made up for quality. He was and has remained adamant in his pursuit for excellence as his films show.

    Chalk up one for quality without sacrificing commitment to Christ.

    Alan

  2. I read the little book that the promoters of “To Save A Life” have passed around to generate buzz for the film… I think it’s going to be a little racy for a lot of our typical DVD buyers and I think it will push some boundaries… but I think that’s good. The Other upcoming films sound very promising.

  3. I think too often people start with `OK, I’m going to start with the faith part and then I’m going to cobble something around that, and you can’t.