Archives for June 21, 2004

After the Backlash: Some Support from CT Readers

After the lashings I received from Christianity Today readers for my film commentaries there over the last few months, I can only take it as a gesture of sympathy from the folks at CT that they posted these letters this week. … [Read more...]

NYTimes fact-checks Moore’s Fahrenheit 9/11

I'm not pro-Moore, I'm not anti-Moore. I'm pro-truth, and sometimes, Moore's offering us the truth. I won't have an opinion of Fahrenheit 9/11 until I see it and check to see if his claims are backed up by the facts... and I hope others will follow the same course. … [Read more...]

As if I didn’t have enough to do…

I'm now writing the new movie-news blog at CT, which they've titled Reel News. … [Read more...]

America’s Heart and Soul… and Rage: “The Hot Commodity”

David Poland is oh-so-right about America's Heart and Soul: Louis Schwartzberg went out into the world and over the course of years, bit-by-bit, human story by human story, he made a documentary film called America's Heart & Soul.So why is there a controversy? Well, there isn't. The film has no apparent connection to Fahrenheit 9/11 except for its release date, which is July 2, when it will go out into just a handful of theaters (big hands…about 100 screens). Oh yes… and the film is a ve … [Read more...]

Ray Bradbury’s Mad about Moore’s Movie Title

Here's the story. … [Read more...]