Archives for July 15, 2008

Salon: The Ultimate Family DVD List!

A few weeks ago, Andrew O'Hehir asked readers to submit their nominations for Best Family Movies.The result is here, and it's worth the wait. Here is Salon's Ultimate Family DVD List.Seeing the four films that were "THE UNDISPUTED CHAMPIONS"... I'm already cheering.Move to Trash … [Read more...]

CT on “Lord, Save Us From Your Followers”

Brandon Fibbs at Christianity Today reports on Lord Save Us From Your Followers: If you were to walk out of Lord Save Us at the halfway mark, you might think the film is little more than a tirade against Christians behaving badly. As vital as that message may be, you'd only be half right. What makes the film so powerful is its intractable ability to embrace both the baby and the bathwater. This is a film made by a follower, and therein lies its unique musculature. Merchant never lets us forget … [Read more...]

David Horsey on satire

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The Gospel of Judas: The Hoax

Gene Edward Veith notes: Remember the recent furor over the discovery of the ancient manuscript entitled "The Gospel of Judas"? The media reported that the document presented Judas as a good guy, implying that the church had gotten it wrong over all these centuries and that we would now have to re-evaluate our knowledge of Jesus. Some accounts made it sound like the manuscript was written by Judas. The translation became a bestseller and National Geographic, which was behind the publication of … [Read more...]