Backstage PassBen-Hur Opens Today! Star Jack Huston Shares What Drew Him to the Movie
"The central question of the film is a really great one: how do we forgive? We are capable. It just takes one person to take that first step."
ChrisicismsThank you, Jim Henson
Life’s like a movie, write your own ending. Keep believing, keep pretending… It was 2009. I was just turning 30 and, as I watched those final moments to “The Muppet Movie,” tears were streaming down my face. It had been years since I’d seen the Muppets’ first cinematic foray; decades, even. I don’t even know [Read More...]
Film ChatThe Vancouver International Film Festival 2016 — a preview
Three short lists of films I'm hoping to see over the next two weeks. The festival runs September 29 - October 14.
Pop Theology#KillerSerials: STRANGER THINGS
Tony Jones and Ryan Parker welcome John Bucher to the podcast to talk all things STRANGER THINGS. They look back on the entire first season, talk about where the second season might go, the series’ themes of sacrifice (self and otherwise), and whether or not Eleven is a Messiah figure and the boys are her [Read More...]
The RogueConfessions on Waffle Street: Interview with James Adams
From Wall Street to Waffle Street…a true story. Recently, I had the opportunity of working on the movie set of Waffle Street. The movie is based on the book by James Adams and... [Read More]
1More Film Blog10 Movies about Sex that are Better Choices than 50 Shades of Grey
Ultimately indifference is a better critique of a movie than outrage. Sex is a legitimate subject for art, and there have been countless films that have explored human sexuality.... [Read More]
FilmChatHistory and tradition in movie depictions of the Cross.
Western Easter came and went last week, but the Eastern churches are currently only half-way through the Lenten season, so yesterday was, for us, the Sunday of the Veneration of... [Read More]