Archives for October 2, 2013

Overstreet on Tour: Nashville’s Hutchmoot, Covenant College Creative Writing Class, Lee University Film Lecture

On the Covenant College website, you can read about how Anne and I are teaching a new class there in October and November.Anne and I will also be reading from our own work — Anne from her poetry, me from my film criticism and my novels. And I'll be speaking in chapel.But wait, there's more! … [Read more...]

What a Chipotle Commercial Has In Common With My Two Favorite Films of the Year (So Far)

As some of you will remember, I was a film columnist and reviewer at Christianity Today from 2001 to 2009, and have made a few guest appearances there since then. A lot of history. A lot of learning. A lot of moviegoing. And a mountain of writing (around a thousand articles).But I must say, revisiting CT in recent weeks I have been thrilled and dazzled by the work of editor Alissa Wilkinson and the team of ambitious writers with big ideas. (Case in point: Read Jackson Cuidon's excellent … [Read more...]