Is it really Paul Thomas Anderson directing "Prairie Home Companion"?

Robert Altman is, officially, the director of the big screen version of Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion. But reports from the set, according to MNSpeak, suggest otherwise. Apparently, Paul Thomas Anderson (Punch-drunk Love, Magnolia) is shouldering a good deal of responsibility. MNSpeak says, "the producers of the film probably insisted that Altman commit to a "backup" director because of his age ... and some say [Anderson is] basically running daily production of the film. [...] … [Read more...]

I’ve Got a Golden Ticket to Narnia!

Woo hoo!!! I've just been informed that I have the enormous privilege of covering The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe for Christianity Today. And since I'm enormously skeptical about the whole affair, rather than a blindly loyal "Narniac" who's already calling the film a "classic" before seeing it, I hope I will give it a fair shake for all of you. The season of the witch can't come soon enough.... … [Read more...]


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