The Terminal (2004)

[This review was originally published at Christianity Today.]Near the end of Steven Spielberg's new film The Terminal — an ambitious, whimsical and sentimental movie similar in tone and gloss to 2001's Catch Me If You Can — one of the characters proves to be quite a juggler. It's a delightful moment, primarily because we know we aren't watching a special effect. Kumar Pallana's really juggling those hoops and spinning those plates!Likewise, Spielberg's film is a juggling act that keeps th … [Read more...]

Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed (2008) – a guest review by Greg Wright

Greg Wright, who edits Hollywood Jesus and runs Past the Popcorn, impressed me with his thoughtful examination of the new documentary Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed when we participated in a roundtable discussion at The Kindlings Muse a week ago. (That discussion will be available via podcast soon.)So I was delighted to see that Wright had published a full review of the film at Past the Popcorn, and I quickly asked him if he would be willing to share the review here.So here is Greg … [Read more...]

Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed (2008) – A Guest Review by Greg Wright

Greg Wright, who edits Hollywood Jesus and runs Past the Popcorn, impressed me with his thoughtful examination of the new documentary Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed when we participated in a roundtable discussion at The Kindlings Muse a week ago. (That discussion will be available via podcast soon.)So I was delighted to see that Wright had published a full review of the film at Past the Popcorn, and I quickly asked him if he would be willing to share the review here.So here is Greg … [Read more...]


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