Okay, we all know Garth Brooks is one of the more considerably powerful entertainers out there. It's a true testament to his artistic strength, however, that I can report the following: One of his songs, released a full two decades ago, is the inspiration for a new made-for-TV movie.
The tune in question is 1990's massive hit, "Unanswered Prayers," which draws upon the timeless theme of everything working out for the best in the end. In Brooks's version, a man prays fervently for a certain girl, ends up marrying a different one, and then realizes in time that he's with the right partner. In other words: "I guess the Lord knows what he's doing after all."
The Lifetime network movie--also titled "Unanswered Prayers," and which stars Eric Close, Madchen Amick and Samantha Mathis--mirrors Brooks's tale. Just like the protagonist of the song, who runs into his high-school flame "at a hometown football game," the film centers around a happily married man who is forced to confront his pastRead More »from Classic Garth Brooks Hit Inspires New Movie