Archives for February 5, 2008

Bad Dialogue? Or Real History?

Paul Thomas Anderson's There Will Be Blood, my favorite American movie of 2007, is being bashed for all kinds of reasons.Some criticisms tell us more about the reviewer than the movie. … [Read more...]

What I See When I Walk Into My Study

My writing room at home is very small. And cluttered.But I don't look at the mess when I walk in the door. I look at the poster that is staring back at me on the vaulted ceiling, staring me right in the face.This man changed my life. With a sock puppet. And a big imagination. Some of my most vivid childhood memories are all about Sesame Street, The Muppet Show, and The Muppet Movie. Pure imagination, inspired hilarity, and boundless invention. When I'm asked who my heroes are, Jim … [Read more...]

The 2007 Critics’ Choice List from Christianity Today’s Film Critics

You saw the first list, the Most Redeeming Films of 2007. Now, here's the Critics' Choice list. I just can't wait to read the mail this week! … [Read more...]