The End is (in a Theater) Near (You)

Steven D. Greydanus is quoted in a new Wall Street Journal article on the current surge of apocalyptic movies.The article begins like this:On a recent Saturday night, I went to the movies. Walking past the theater showing "I Am Legend" (plague kills most of humanity), I opted to watch "Cloverfield" (inexplicably angry alien destroys Manhattan) instead. After sitting through back-to-back previews for "Hellboy II: The Golden Army" (ancient truce between Hell and Earth is revoked, resulting … [Read more...]

Farewell to Arthur C. Clarke and Anthony Minghella

Earlier today, I posted a link to a thought-provoking perspective on 2001: A Space Odyssey, Stanley Kubrick's film based on an Arthur C. Clarke story.I have just learned that Clarke passed away today "from breathing problems." He was 90. There aren't many sci-fi visionaries like Clarke... and we need more.2001: A Space Odyssey was the film that first introduced me to the idea of cinema as poetry. It is still one of my favorite movies. Seeing a restoration of the work in Seattle's … [Read more...]

“The Bonofication of Christianity”

Don't miss this podcast of Dr. Jeff Keuss and Nigel Goodwin as they discuss Bono and his influence on Christian culture. … [Read more...]

C.S. Lewis on “2001: A Space Odyssey”

Here's Michael Leary with a few thoughts on how C.S. Lewis helps us understand 2001: A Space Odyssey. … [Read more...]

Sam Phillips… at SoulFest??

Sam Phillips is scheduled to take the same stage as Third Day and Rebecca St. James at the Christian music brouhaha Soulfest 2008.And in other news, hell just froze over. … [Read more...]


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