Indiana Jones and the Fall of My Favorite Hero, Part One: King of Heroes?

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My favorite adventure movie of all time is coming to IMAX screens for a short while, a special release to get consumers charged up about the approaching Indiana Jones blu-ray collection.Since the movie has risen again, I thought I'd resurrect something of my own... an essay that I wrote about Indiana Jones for a Christian publication a couple of years ago. The editor decided this wouldn't suit his publication's purposes, so I put it away and forgot about it. Stumbling onto it this week, I … [Read more...]

Pontius Pilate… The Movie!

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Who would you cast as Pontius Pilate?Has he ever been a central character in a film? [UPDATE: He was!] I have a vivid memory of David Bowie's imperious turn in The Last Temptation of Christ; and Ciarin Hinds seems like an obvious go-to guy for toga-wearing, Roman leader roles.Whoever gets the part, this sounds like it could bring a fascinating new perspective to the life of Christ on film. Here's the scoop from Deadline... … [Read more...]


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