My review of the new Ben-Hur DVD set is now up at CT Movies. The set has actually been out for a week now, but the review copy didn’t arrive until early last week, and then I had to spend hours and hours just watching and listening to everything — all while juggling my other assignments — before I could write anything. So, FWIW, my review was written under tighter time constraints than I would have liked, and may seem a bit rushed, as a result.
Ben-Hur — the review is up!
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Peter T. Chattaway was the regular film critic for BC Christian News from 1992 to 2011. In addition to his film column, which won multiple awards from the Evangelical Press Association, the Canadian Church Press and the Fellowship of Christian Newspapers, his news and opinion pieces have appeared in such publications as Books & Culture, Christianity Today, Bible Review and the Vancouver Sun. He also contributed essays to the books Re-Viewing The Passion: Mel Gibson’s Film and Its Critics (Palgrave Macmillan, 2004) and Scandalizing Jesus?: Kazantzakis’s The Last Temptation of Christ Fifty Years on (Continuum, 2005).