The best of all possible stories — can it be true?

That’s the title of the paper I’ll be delivering at Trinity Western University’s Hell and Damnation public philosophy lecture event on February 13. Also presenting will be TWU philosophy professor Myron Penner, whose paper is called “How to Be a Universalist.” The event kicks off at 7pm and will wrap around 9. Q&A to follow [Read More...]

52-minute version of “Hellbound?” now available

Good things come in small packages, or in this case, shorter packages. (Yikes, there’s no way to escape the innuendo, is there?) At any rate, we cut an abridged version of Hellbound? for CBC’s Documentary Channel, so I thought I’d also make it available online for those with short attention spans, don’t have a lot [Read More...]

Everyone likes to give notes–but no one likes to get them

I’ve spent most of the last 10 years working as a screenwriter. And as anyone in the film industry knows, when it comes to “above the line” talent (those who are responsible for the creative direction of a film), screenwriters consistently rank at the bottom. On a typical film set, the director is king, the [Read More...]

A video in which I speak my mind

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A brief peek into my creative process

Inspiration can come from the strangest places, often unlooked for. Here’s a brief example of how that happened to me this week. Last night, I returned from a two-day trip to Chicago, which was precipitated by Hellbound? receiving an award from the Raven Foundation. On the train ride to the award screening Tuesday evening, my [Read More...]

This movie trailer is interesting on so many levels…

Mimetic theory, the War on Terror, immigration, inter-racial tensions, homeland security… All sorts of anxieties rolled up into one. I can’t wait to see it. I just hope it doesn’t devolve into abject moralizing or wind up inadvertently reinforcing the myth of redemptive violence it appears to be seeking to deconstruct. BTW, I find the [Read More...]

“Hellbound?” Halloween sale

For today and tomorrow only, get 31% off the regular retail price of our DVD or Blu-Ray, both of which feature all sorts of special features not available on Netflix, iTunes or other digital versions of the film. You can buy it here. [Read more...]

Live video chat on Halloween

I’ll be talking to the Raven Foundation about hell, Halloween and all sort of other scary stuff. You can tune in by subscribing to the Raven Foundation’s premium content channel on Patheos. [Read more...]

John McArthur and the Terror of Truth

Right now I’m listening to a sermon by John MacArthur in which he lays out what be believes is at stake regarding how Evangelicals view Roman Catholics: Are they co-laborers in Christ or are they a mission field? In his talk, MacArthur expresses his amazement that some Evangelicals think that merely by deciding Roman Catholics [Read More...]

“Hellbound?” won an award!

From the Raven Foundation, “for excellence in arts and entertainment.” From their web site: The Raven Award for Excellence in Arts and Entertainment is given to an artist whose work challenges the myth of redemptive and sacred violence. Kevin Miller’s documentary creatively demystifies sacred violence by challenging Christian theologies that maintain God punishes human beings [Read More...]