Archives for October 6, 2005

Specials: "Land of Plenty." Starbucks music, NEA in trouble? Bresson an athiest?

WIM WENDERS & SCOTT DERRICKSON'S LAND OF PLENTYReviewed by Andrew O'Hehir at Salon. It's nice to see this film getting some attention, but why can't it find a distributor? And why doesn't O'Hehir even mention one of the most interesting aspects of the film--the fact that it was written by Scott Derrickson, who wrote and directed The Exorcism of Emily Rose?STARBUCKS IS CHANGING THE MUSIC BUSINESS The Guardian wakes up and smells the coffee-shop-cds.REPUBLICANS MOVING TO AXE THE … [Read more...]

My Film Forum column gets discovered by Whedon-ites

Wow!Today's Film Forum just scored cheers from Joss Whedon fans at Whedonesque!Check out the comments! It's great to see that Christianity Today's example of engaging with contemporary film instead of condemning it is making an impression.And at least for the moment, this is the top story on the Web site. … [Read more...]