Archives for May 11, 2008

Morefield on “Lars and the Real Girl”

Yesterday, Kenneth Morefield posted comments on Lars and the Real Girl. He gets so much of what I love about this film. And his thoughts make me eager to rent it and see it again... … [Read more...]

What Does Indiana Jones Mean to You?

One week from today, I'll be seeing Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. Time for me to put aside the heavier viewing fare and relive the joys of being a wide-eyed teenager. … [Read more...]

Mick Silva’s Advice for Writers; Narnia’s Makeover for High King Peter

Silva pondersMick Silva on the voice of the Christian writer.-High King Peter of Narnia's "small mind"In C.S. Lewis's The Chronicles of Narnia, High King Peter did *not* have a "small mind." But it seems that American filmmakers are almost incapable of portraying a valiant, decisive, noble leader. It's as if we don't believe it's possible anymore.Aragorn, that great king in Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings, was given a Hamlet-like complex, a severe insecurity, and all kinds of … [Read more...]