Archives for September 13, 2007

Zodiac (2007)

This review was originally published at Christianity Today Movies in March of 2007.-Jaws introduced us to the shark-cam. From the shark's perspective, we saw the vulnerable legs of that oblivious swimmer just before the deadly strike. Then, blood stained the water.David Fincher's new film Zodiac, based on a murder mystery that began in 1969 and continues today, opens with "the incoming mail cam." We're drawn into the offices of The San Francisco Chronicle, moving along with a letter … [Read more...]

Zoolander (2001)

2007 UPDATE: It's been more than five years since Zoolander, and the movie still holds up. Glancing back over my original review, I still feel the same way about it. It's a hoot and a holler, and well worth revisiting. It's a shame Stiller hasn't done anything more in this vein...-It may seem strange to use the word "discernment" when talking about a Ben Stiller comedy.But good satire has always exaggerated the good and the bad of reality, allowing us to discern the differences … [Read more...]