Archives for January 9, 2007

Join us for the "Through a Screen Darkly" release party.

SATURDAY, FEB. 24, 7:30 PMWHAT? It's time to celebrate! Come and share one of the most exciting evenings of my life... the Through a Screen Darkly book release party. … [Read more...]

Jonathan Mardukas in the House

This photo of my cat, Mardukas, is featured as the "Pet Photo of the Week" in Seattle Pacific University's faculty/staff newsletter this week. And the fact of the matter is, quite simply, that he is the most handsome cat on the planet.He looks like a black cat, but he isn't — he has white fur that is tipped with black. I named him after Jonathan Mardukas, a white-collar criminal played by Charles Grodin in the film Midnight Run. … [Read more...]

Cuaron on “Children of Men” and Christian Themes

Thanks to Steven Greydanus for catching this revealing admission from Alfonso Cuarón regarding Children of Men: Filmmaker: Was there a script already written when you came on?Cuarón: There was a script and I read the beginning of it and didn’t like it. I wasn’t interested in making a science fiction film and secondly I wasn’t interested in the environment that the book takes place, all this upper class drama. For me it was more important to explore the thematics that are shaping our contemp … [Read more...]