Backstage PassDriven by Mystery: An Interview with the Producers of “The Story of God”
Who is in charge of the universe? Big questions like these are the currency that National Geographic’s beloved documentary, “The Story of God” deals in, and it has yet to shortchange its viewers.
ChrisicismsThe Story of God: Heaven, hell, hope and justice
Season two of “The Story of God with Morgan Freeman” airs Mondays at 9 p.m. (8 p.m. Central) on the National Geographic Channel. Once again, I’m writing about it here each week from a Christian perspective as a preview. This post is about episode two, “Heaven and Hell.” Years back, I was out to dinner with a [Read More...]
Film ChatReview: The Resurrection of Gavin Stone (dir. Dallas Jenkins, 2017)
Safe, predictable, formulaic -- but also mildly amusing, and there are a few interesting ideas in its dramatization of the Jesus story (in a play within the film).
Pop TheologyShuffled Selections: January 8-14, 2017
Greetings everyone and welcome to the second installment of my weekly mini-review mixtape suggestion listicle. As this is just starting, I’ve decided to play with the format a bit and give each selection a category of sorts to help frame them. Let me know what you think. Enjoy! Psychedelic Politics Selection of the Week [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]
Doc HollywoodSilence: Scorsese's Spiritual Masterpiece
Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, Goodfellas, The Departed, The Wolf of Wall Street, Silence. One of these is not like the others. How could the same director who repeatedly reveled in... [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]
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