Movie review of faith-based film 'War Room'

Posted at 8:05 PM, Sep 11, 2015

Akron Beacon Journal entertainment writer Rich Heldenfels dives into the cultural divide between mainstream movies and faith-based films like 'War Room.'


Heldenfels is the pop culture writer for the Akron Beacon Journal. He will be doing weekly movie reviews for the NewsChannel 5 Saturday morning newscast.

He has worked at the Beacon Journal since 1994. He is a member and  past president of the Television Critics Association. He is the author of several books including "Cleveland TV Memories," "Television's Greatest Year: 1954" and co-author of "Ghoulardi: Inside Cleveland TV's Wildest Ride."

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