Archives for May 2004

What Do Poetry and Police Brutality Have In Common?

Today, these words opened Nicole Brodeur's column in The Seattle Times: … [Read more...]

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...]