A reflection on Calvin’s Festival of Faith and Writing

Wow. The whole trip to Calvin's Festival of Faith and Writing to speak about faith and art was worth it, just to read this reflection on the festival's presentations.My thanks to Justin Boyer for his generous words... … [Read more...]

Hellboy himself on “In the Actor’s Studio”?

Yes, it's true. … [Read more...]

Del Toro answers “Hobbit” questions

At MTV, Guillermo Del Toro is answering questions about The Hobbit... like this one: Q: Tolkien was a man of deep faith. Do you foresee exploring any theological or spiritual themes in making "The Hobbit" movie ?More questions and answers in Part Two here. … [Read more...]

Del Toro Answers “Hobbit” Questions

At MTV, Guillermo Del Toro is answering questions about The Hobbit... like this one: Q: Tolkien was a man of deep faith. Do you foresee exploring any theological or spiritual themes in making "The Hobbit" movie ? More questions and answers in Part Two here. … [Read more...]

Browser, 7/2: Billy Collins on Bugs; Lamb on Dobson, Obama, and democracy; Tim Roth on TV!; Cohen & Ferrell are Holmes & Watson; “Why We Need Movie Reviewers”; Tom Waits reviewed; How to write a movie; Mozart or Salieri?;Christianity in China

The Browser: News & links to raise your eyebrows & furrow your brow. New headlines will be added as the day goes on. Stay tuned. … [Read more...]

Browser, 7/2: Billy Collins on Bugs; Lamb on Dobson, Obama, and Democracy; Tom Waits reviewed; How to Write a Movie; Mozart or Salieri?; Christianity in China

The Wall Street Journal and a Wascally WabbitBilly Collins pays tribute to his heroes... Looney Toons characters.-Distortions and villificationsIn view of Dobson's words about Obama, Stephen Lamb asks, "What hope is there for democracy?" And he offers some notable quotes.-Tom Waits' song for the decapitated?The funniest thing about this Tom Waits concert review is that the reviewer refers to the classic song "Hang Down Your Head" as... wait for it... "Hand Down Your … [Read more...]

Farewell, Major Briggs.

don davis twin peaks

Don S. Davis, one of the great actors among Twin Peaks' fantastic cast, has died.Davis played Major Briggs, who was a caring father, and a secretive servant of the U.S. government. Nobody could be trusted more completely with classified information.Davis was also beloved for a memorable role in what some call the best hour of The X-Files. … [Read more...]

Roger Ebert on redemption

Roger Ebert's latest blog entry is a keeper. … [Read more...]


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