Archives for April 28, 2008

The U2 Elevation Prayer

David Wainscott has just posted some interesting audio: An audio file of the prayer and blessing for U2's 2001 Elevation tour.And when you think about how that tour blessed so many, and about the ministry that the band had for those in New York after the attacks on September 11th... I don't think it's presumptuous to say those prayers were answered. … [Read more...]

Horton, Deckard, Sweeney, Amadeus, and a Red Balloon!

Free download!Listen to Dick Staub, Greg Wright, Jennifer Spohr -- and me! -- as we discuss Horton Hears a Who, Expelled, Snow Angels, Blade Runner, Sweeney Todd, Once, Amadeus, Flight of the Red Balloon, and Lady Jane on this month's Kindlings Muse movie podcast. … [Read more...]

End of “The Road” (in Pittsburgh, Anyway)

Working on his adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's The Road, John Hillcoat has wrapped up filming in Pittsburgh and is moving on to Lake Erie, New Orleans, Mount St. Helens, and the Oregon coast. "The book had a huge impact on me, it affected me more deeply and more profoundly than almost anything I've ever read," Mr. Hillcoat said. "That's partly because I'm a father of a gorgeous 6-year-old boy" and mindful of what's happening in the world.Growing up in Canada in the 1970s, the native … [Read more...]