By Rachel del Guidice “Unplanned,” a movie about an abortion clinic director who left her job at Planned Parenthood, is the No. 1 DVD in Amazon sales after surpassing expectations in movie theaters. “You know, without being trite, I think the people have spoken,” Cary Solomon, who directed the movie with Chuck Konzelman, told The …Continue reading "Pro-Life Movie ‘Unplanned’ Hits No. 1 Among DVDs on Amazon"
By Christian Toto Editor’s note. This is excerpted from a post that appeared at Newsbusters. The creative team behind Unplanned couldn’t have been happier with their film’s debut north of the border. That’s not the end of the story, though. Unplanned earned a robust $18.8 million at the U.S. box office, but the film initially …Continue reading "Pro-life films refused to buckle when traditional avenues dried up or cultural forces aligned against it."
By Jonathon Van Maren July 12, 2019— I must admit that I never suspected an American pro-life film airing in a handful of theatres across Canada would cause such an uproar across the country, but I was wrong. Both Liberal politicians and abortion activists appear to believe that the story of former Planned Parenthood director …Continue reading "Pro-abortion politicians, activists frantically lying about Unplanned in Canada"
By Dave Andrusko We’ve posted twice [here and here] over the controversy about whether Unplanned should even be allowed to be shown in Canada. Opponents tried everything possible to prevent the movie about Abby Johnson’s conversion from a Planned Parenthood Employee of the Year to pro-life activists from being shown, including death threats and a …Continue reading "A Canadian hit piece on “Unplanned”"
Editor’s note. This appeared Wednesday at WeNeedALaw. Going to the movies has become a pretty controversial topic in Canada. With the Canadian debut of Unplanned approaching, abortion advocates have shown up in force. Even the Prime Minister’s chief of staff took aim at the pro-life film, taking the opportunity to fear-monger against the Conservative party, …Continue reading "“Unplanned” Controversy Raising Movie’s Profile in Canada"
By Gabriel Hays According to its producers, the pro-life film Unplanned has been effectively “banned” in Canada due to several prominent Canadian distributors’ refusal to pick up the film because of its pro-life content. Both Landmark and Cineplex, “two of the largest distributors in Canada” have refused to run Unplanned in Canadian theaters. Writer and …Continue reading "Canadian Cinemas ‘Effectively Ban’ Film ‘Unplanned’ Over ‘Pro-Life Content’"
By Tim Graham Two weeks ago, Brent Bozell and I noted The Washington Post failed to offer a review of the pro-life movie Unplanned — except for a “Common Sense Media” review for parents. It was pointed out to me that last Friday, Post chief movie critic Ann Hornaday reportedthat Pure Flix, the movie’s producers, …Continue reading "‘Unplanned’ Movie Producers at Fault for So Few Reviews? The Bias Against the Movie Is Real"
By Dave Andrusko Kudos and salutations go to Kelsey Boar of the Daily Signal. Boar spotted the latest evidence of Big Tech’s pro-abortion tilt yesterday. Turns out that the new blockbuster pro-life movie “Unplanned” is not a serious look at what turned a Planned Parenthood “Employee of the Year” into a confirmed pro-lifer. No, according …Continue reading "Google labels “Unplanned” movie “propaganda”"
By Calvin Freiburger WASHINGTON, D.C., April 10, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) – The writer and director of a new film about pro-life leader Abby Johnson’s conversion story appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on the Constitution Wednesday to detail the suppression efforts Unplanned has endured from both the entertainment industry and dominant online platforms. The committee …Continue reading "‘Unplanned’ director tells Senate panel about Twitter, Google’s censorship of pro-life film"
By Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann, Archdiocese of Kansas City, Kansas Editor’s note. Archbishop Naumann is also chairman of the Catholic Bishops’ Pro-Life Activities Committee Who does not love a good story? Many children beg their parents to tell them or read them a story before going to bed. Movies, videos and television are extremely powerful …Continue reading "Go see Abby Johnson’s story of conversion — then take your teens"
By Clay Waters The New York Times finally caught up with the surprise hit pro-life movie Unplanned on the front of Tuesday’s Arts section, “Anti-Abortion In Hollywood – The makers of Unplanned have a hit despite hurdles.” Reggie Ugwu reported from a screening at a theatre in a New Jersey suburb under the headline “With …Continue reading "NY Times Finally Finds Pro-Life Hit ‘Unplanned,’ Offers Rebuttal Space: Still No Review"
By Dave Andrusko Is anyone—and I do mean anyone—surprised that a prominent pro-abortion Texas publication would serve as the only “source” for the claim that Abby Johnson really did not see an ultrasound-guided abortion, which was the pivotal point in turning a Planned Parenthood “Employee of the Year” into a staunch pro-lifer? Of course not. …Continue reading "Pro-abort scrape the bottom of the barrel to try to discredit “Unplanned”"