UPDATE: Christianity Today Critiques Movieguide’s “Hollywood Stimulus Plan”

In a display of uncharacteristically poor judgment, The Wall Street Journal has published the "Report to the Industry" by Movieguide's Ted Baehr and Tom Snyder.Did the editors there actually read the flimsy claims being made?Film enthusiasts and critics everywhere, Christian and otherwise, went... huh?!Mark Moring at Christianity Today has posted a response today,but not before these had appeared: Dan Savage, Jim Emerson, and Glenn Kenny.Granted, some of those mainstream cr … [Read more...]

Ebert thinks back on his days with Gene Siskel

Ebert turns in a thoughtful remembrance of Gene Siskel. Once we were invited to speak to the Harvard Law School Film Society. We walked into their Mock Trial courtroom armed with all sorts of notes, but somehow got started on a funny note, and the whole appearance became stand-up comedy. Separately or together, we were never funnier. Even the audience questions were funny. Roars of laughter for 90 minutes. I'm not making this up. I don't know what happened. Afterwards Gene said, "We could do … [Read more...]


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