Looking for your dream job in the arts?

Pray.Work hard.Strive for excellence.Be vigilant. … [Read more...]

Joaquin Phoenix is… Johnny Cash?

And Reese Witherspoon is... June Carter Cash? … [Read more...]

Your Chance to Be a Mysterious Stranger

I stumbled across this quip by a friend of mine, Jessica Poundstone, in her blog, and I can't get the idea out of my head. It's got a sort of Amelie-esque appeal to it... … [Read more...]

New U2 Album – News!

Here's the latest on the upcoming U2 album (posted in the news update window at Relevant)... … [Read more...]

Thank You of the Week

I am going to strive to comment, once a week, on a person who has come into my life and brought blessing and inspiration.It may be a person I've never met. It may be someone I know through email. It may be someone close to me.Seems appropriate to start with someone close to me... … [Read more...]

The most exciting film you’ll see this week… is a trailer.

Pixar is giving us an early peek at The Incredibles! … [Read more...]

What do Shrek 2 and Saved! have in common?

A few things to think about before you see Shrek 2 and Saved!, which open in a few weeks.This is not a review. This is just food for thought.The two films actually have quite a bit in common... … [Read more...]

Frederick Buechner – The Movie

Okay, chalk this up on the MUST-SEE MOVIES list...Great Laughter is a documentary about an essential Christian writer, Frederick Buechner.Click on the link above for more information.And then, click on the QUOTES link to give yourself enough wisdom to launch a lifetime of great conversation.I cannot encounter this piece of text without immediately sharing it with others: Some think of a Christian as one who necessarily believes certain things. That Jesus was the son of God, say. … [Read more...]

It’s true. Thanks to The Passion, More Jesus Flicks are Coming.

The Life of Brian re-opens around the country this month.And now, news of a new big screen Jesus. More specifically, a pot-smoking Jesus, played by Marilyn Manson. That's right. The king of immature, make-up heavy schlock rock is in talks to play Emmanuel.I'm thinking of a quote by Max Von Sydow from Woody Allen's Hannah and Her Sisters. You know the quote... … [Read more...]

Madeleine L’Engle on Aging and ‘The DaVinci Code’

Madeleine L'Engle's book Walking on Water: Reflections on Art and Faith is one of the most important books in my life. Every artist should read it... every believer should read it... and anyone who's ever been tempted to believe should read it. My passion to encourage artists toward excellence was largely inspired by L'Engle's work. … [Read more...]