Archives for January 19, 2005

Terry Gilliam Talks About Christianity

The man who guards the Bridge of Death speaks: … [Read more...]

The New Yorker meditates on Miyazaki

The genius behind such films as My Neighbor Totoro and Spirited Away is the subject of discussion in an online exclusive at The New Yorker this week. … [Read more...]

Assault on Precinct 13 (2005)

[This review was originally published in January 2005 at Christianity Today.]-Soon after the opening credits of director Jean–François Richet's Assault on Precinct 13, a gangster resembling Morpheus from The Matrix sits down near the back of a crowded church. The morning's sermon is a simple lesson: "Cherish your power to choose the righteous path."This cynical churchgoer quickly disobeys. The church is quickly thrown into chaos. As the Detroit police close in for his capture, a se … [Read more...]

The 2005 Arts and Faith Film Critics Circle Awards – Nominations are in!

For those who don't know, the Arts and Faith Film Critics Circle is a fellowship of critics applying Christian perspectives to film through reviews and discussion, seeking to encourage revealing and intelligent dialogue about the human experience.Formely the Promontory Film Critics Circle, this four-year-old association changed its name, updated its membership requirements, and revised its mission statement this year. Now under the name The Arts and Faith Film Critics Circle ... due to our … [Read more...]