Archives for November 29, 2006

Frederica Matthewes-Green on “The Nativity Story”

Here's Frederica,¬†entertaining and insightful as always, with her take on Catherine Hardwicke's The Nativity Story. … [Read more...]

“The Turning” Rediscovered at NPR

Today, NPR posted... of all things... a review of the album that was a turning point in my life. … [Read more...]

Keeping the Christ-movie in Christmas

When I worked for the City of Seattle's Department of Construction and Land Use, one of the directors hung pictures of Buddhist temples and Buddha statues all over her office and even outside her office for passers-by to enjoy.I found this strange, since I was told that I couldn't have a little desk-top Christmas tree in my work space during the holidays because it was a "religious symbol" and could offend my coworkers.Then, when I put up a Christmas card with a picture of Santa on it, I … [Read more...]

Questions for the writer of "The Nativity Story"?

I'll be interviewing Mike Rich, screenwriter of Finding Forrester, The Rookie, Radio, and The Nativity Story, this afternoon.The guy's being interviewed by all kinds of religious press publications. I'm sure he's heard some questions a hundred time.So I'm sitting here listing questions that he might not have heward. I'm curious... what would YOU ask him? What do you want to know about The Nativity Story and how it was made? … [Read more...]