Secret Of The Cave: A Brutally Honest Reflection On Awful Film-Making

secret of the caveSecret Of The Cave is one of those movies that got a decent amount of distribution, but had a monumental “failure to launch”… what went wrong?

The story starts out with an average 21st century teenager, Roy Wallace.

Growing up in America, he never really considered what it might have been like growing up for his father of Irish descent. One summer, Roy decides to join his father to go to a remote village in Ireland, where bizarre things seem to keep occurring.

Of course, Roy feels a long way from home… and not long after, an unexplainable series of events occur, and the “ghost stories” of old seem to be a mystery that eludes him. However, his determined nature wanted to disprove the village with the help of his new found friends Abbey and Oscar. Roy begins his journey and slowly unraveling the mystery of the rumors.

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No Greater Love: A Story Of Forgiveness And Reconciliation

no-greater-loveFor many married couples, fighting and arguing on occasion is nothing new.┬áBut for some people, there is no brighter future, and no chance of reconciliation… or is there?

Break ups are not pretty, especially when it comes to people who have been bonded through marriage.

Although other relationships are also tough, marriage is sacred to many people whether they are religious or not.

No Greater Love goes on to explore some of the themes that people go through on a regular basis, and offers a view into what it really is like for both parties.

It is slightly departed from earlier releases of religious documentaries, and was one of the first feature length commercial films available by Carmel Entertainment Group, LLC as the distribution industry was growing.

The story starts off with a happy couple – Jeff and Heather who have been inseparable for years. They were perfect together, and what would normally be referred to as “soul mates”. As the years go by, Jeff becomes a workaholic, and eventually begins to neglect his home life.

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Fireproof – The Cure For Marriage/Relationship Issues?

fireproof-carmel-entertainment-groupFireproof – an unforgettable tale of one mans faith, and devotion to staying loyal to his wife.

Yes, this movie also had religious undertones, but it is not to be written off for those who might find these themes a little overbearing.

In fact, the actor, Kirk Cameron – who is a devout Christian refuses to kiss any women other than his wife.

For one of the more romantic scenes in the movie, the producers had to step in his real wife and dress her up in order to play out a kissing scene within the film.

8 years on, and many people are still wondering… why is this such an enigmatic film?

In modern society, divorce rates have skyrocketed.

It’s not an uncommon theme in movies, social media, or other forms of mass entertainment to have characters which have come from troubled households, or households where the family is split between a divorced mother and father.

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Facing The Giants: 10 Years, And The Legend Lives On

Facing-the-Giants-cover-Carmel-Entertainment-Group10 years ago, “Facing The Giants” came out – an inspirational story of struggle, trials and tribulations, and triumph…

Recently, we watched it again for it’s 10th anniversary and relived many of the fond memories of watching this movie with our families and created an atmosphere of remembrance.

It’s iconic nature – not in terms of simply incredible film making – but simply by creating relateable characters and being able to “put yourself in their shoes” made this a “moving” story for many people.

And something interesting also happened with one of the team members who happened to actually dislike the movie – they were not impressed by it’s religious undertones.

In fact, we recently stumbled across a conversation online that went a little something like this:

“Well, if you feel that way then you are not a Christian”

“I really don’t understand what your issue is. Just because someone didn’t like a movie has absolutely no bearing on whether or not they are respectable in regards to their chosen faith. How funny is it that you can sit back and judge others “worth”, because they don’t share the same enjoyment that you do. Everyone is different, and different things float different boats. “

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