It’s been a lively weekend on my Facebook page.
Are you following the news and conversations there? Choose “LIKE” to do so.
Here are some recent comments….
“Whoa, as in, kick ass.”
– Mick Silva on the news that Danny Elfman and T-Bone Burnett are scoring an upcoming movie together.
“Just took this in at Pixar with my family and a friend. Loved it from start to finish.”
– Adam Powers on seeing a preview screening of Cars 2
“You know those scenes in movies and TV shows where a person is dumbfounded, frozen in place like they’ve been hypnotized, when a beautiful woman (or man) enters a room? Happened to me once.”
– film critic Sean Axmaker, telling a story about an actress who was just cast in The Hobbit.
“She would have been 92 today.”
– Me, talking about one of America’s beloved film critics.
“You strongly resemble him…”
– Dr. Christine Chaney, looking at a photo of my dad that I posted on Father’s Day.
“He is a great man, and was a great teacher of the Bible. I would say that most of the facts that I know about the Bible came from Mr. Overstreet. Thanks, Jeff’s dad!”
– Lori Hopkins on Father’s Day, talking about my dad who taught for many years at Portland Christian High School.
“My friend Adrienne Kerrigan is the biggest Green Lantern fan I know. Think you’re a bigger Green Lantern fan? She and her husband had a Green Lantern WEDDING. With Green Lantern decorations and a Green Lantern wedding cake. So… what does she think of the film?”
– Me, linking to Adrienne’s Green Lantern review
“He sounds kinda rad.”
– Stephanie Drury responding after I liked to an interview with a blackjack player. (That blackjack player happens to be Stephanie’s husband.)
“After reading your A.I. Artificial Intelligence review I went out and rented Empire of the Sun. Incredible, possibly one of the better movies I’ve ever seen. Bale’s performance was pitch perfect.”
– Justin Hanvey, after finding my A.I. review at http://facebook.com/ThroughaScreenDarkly
“Wow. Will they call it, ‘Get A Bloodclot From Sitting Too Long – Director’s Cut?'” –Thom Nash on my news that there may be a six-hour long cut of The Tree of Life in the works