Movies and TV

The entertainment we choose to watch says a lot about our character. Inspiring movies transform us with magical, adventurous, funny, or poignant stories. Choosing inspiring TV shows allows us to get to know characters we'd like to emulate. Actor interviews bring an even deeper dimension of fun and excitement to quality entertainment.

Actor James Earl Jones

Guideposts Classics: James Earl Jones on the Importance of Mentoring

In this story from 1993, actor James Earl Jones pays tribute to the teacher who helped him find his voice as an actor.

Actress and singer Leslie Uggams

Guideposts Classics: Leslie Uggams on Lending a Helping Hand

In this story from April 2004, the star of stage, screen and television shares how a math teacher refused to allow the 12-year-old Uggams' God-given talents to go undeveloped.

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Actor Chris Pratt

The Tip That Changed Chris Pratt's Life

Chris Pratt's life and career haven't always been on such an upward path. Not so long ago, a stranger interceded to help him find his way back on track.

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Julia Roberts Red Nose Day

How Red Nose Day Is Working to End Child Poverty

Comic Relief is partnering with NBC and other charities to end child poverty. Here's how you can help. 

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Chris Pratt at Comic Con

Chris Pratt's Words of Wisdom

Comedian and superhero extraordinaire Chris Pratt shares some witty and inspirational quotes.

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Actress Esther Rolle, star of the popular 1970s sitcom Good Times

Guideposts Classics: Esther Rolle on the Healing Power of God's Love

In this story from September 1981, the star of the popular 1970s sitcom "Good Times" recalls when her prayers were answered by a wondrous display of God's love—right in her own backyard.

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Brandon McMillan Lucky Dog

What Brandon McMillan Learned about Life by Training Dogs

CBS’ 'Lucky Dog' host Brandon McMillan knows a thing or two about dogs. But he also has a few tricks for humans.

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Julie Andrews in "Julies Greenroom"

Julie Andrews Is Teaming up with Muppets to Teach Kids about the Arts

The Academy Award winning actress is bringing a love of the arts to the next generation with “Julie’s Greenroom.” 

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Actress Ann-Margret

Guideposts Classics: Ann-Margret on Placing Her Trust in God

In this story from September 2005, actress Ann-Margret shares how an accident she suffered onstage taught her to have faith that He was watching over her.

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Barry Watson in UP TVs "Date My Dad"

'7th Heaven' Star Barry Watson on His New Family Show

Barry Watson is graduating from Matt Camden on "7th Heaven" to the role of single dad on UP TV's new comedy, "Date My Dad." 

The Promise stars Oscar Isaac and Charlotte Le Bon

'The Promise' Loses Itself in a Love Story

The historical drama that tackles the Armenian Genocide of World War I can never fully deliver on its potential. 

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Oprah Winfrey and Henrietta Lacks, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Oprah Winfrey and the Powerful Legacy of Henrietta Lacks

Winfrey's new film 'The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks' tells the true story of the woman whose cancerous cells changed the face of medicine.

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Full House

9 TV Siblings Who Taught Us the Meaning of Family

In celebration of National Siblings Day, we've rounded up some of the greatest familial duos, trios and broods to grace the small screen.

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Rainn Wilson in "Smurfs: The Lost Village

'The Office' Star Rainn Wilson's Mission to Give Back

'The Office' star might love playing villains on screen, but in real life, he's using his faith to inspire others. 

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