Congratulations, Peter and Deanna Chattaway! The twins have arrived!

After three months of bed rest, Deanna Chattaway has given birth, and she and Peter are celebrating the arrival of Elizabeth Joy and Thomas Lawrence. Click here (Peter's FilmChat blog, of course) for photos and Peter's awestruck account. … [Read more...]

The one that got away… "Junebug"

Every year, there's at least one movie that I don't see in time for the voting, a movie that I hear mixed things about, and then when I finally catch up to it, I fall in love.Junebug is that film for 2005. Looking at my current list, I'm going to find it a place in the Top 10... probably the Top 5. I loved it.I'll be writing about it soon, praising it and urging everyone to rent it and check it out. (It's rated R for some harsh language and fleeting scenes of sexuality.)It's all done … [Read more...]

More specials: "Rabbi Paul" – the movie! Focus on the Family and "Spear" in NY Times. More Pullman poop. Peet joins Perry and Sorkin.

RABBI PAUL - THE MOVIE This just popped up at DoneDeal. Title: Rabbi PaulLog line: The life story of Saul of Tarsus who, due to divine intervention, turns his life around and becomes the founder of Christianity and the Apostle Paul.Writer: Bruce Chilton (author)Agent: n/aBuyer: Mandalay and Prelude PicturesPrice: n/aGenre: Bio-DramaLogged: 2/2/06More: Biography. Alan Riche, Peter Riche, Mandalay Integrated Media Entertainment’s Christian Tureaud, and Prelude’s Ma … [Read more...]

WATCH and LISTEN as Bono addresses the President and the National Prayer Breakfast.

Here's the video.It's worth the 20 minutes. … [Read more...]

Joaquin Phoenix gets rescued by… WHO?

It boggles the mind. … [Read more...]

The Most Redeeming Movies of 2005?

 Christianity Today Movies has posted The 10 Most Redeeming Films of 2005.Mark Moring explains the definition: What do we mean by "redeeming" films? They're all stories of redemption—sometimes blatantly, sometimes less so. Several of them literally have a character that represents a redeemer. And with some of them, the redemption thread is buried beneath the surface; you might have to look a bit harder for it, but it's most certainly there. Some of them are "feel-good" movies that l … [Read more...]

Brokeback to the Future

It's scary how well this trailer works... … [Read more...]

Half-Shot #5 winner! Wayne Proctor!

Well, that took, what... a few minutes?Wayne Proctor was the one to recognize that famous hat, which sits on the head of the dangerously beautiful Lena Olin in The Unbearable Lightness of Being.So, in the next contest, the name Wayne will be in some way related to the film... … [Read more...]

Half-Shot Contest #5: An easy one.

What film is this half-shot from?Okay... the new prize idea is this: Get it right, and the next Half-Shot contest will be in some way related to your name.I predict we'll have a winner TODAY... probably in the next three hours.Post your guess in the comments. … [Read more...]

Coen Brothers news!! Is your "Lost" theory better than this one? Lark News!

Thursday specials:COEN BROTHERS RETURN!! The next Coen Brothers film? Cormac McCarthy's No Country for Old Men, starring Tommy Lee Jones and Javier Bardem.YOU SEE, IT'S REALLY QUITE SIMPLE... Thanks, Opus, for the link to the most intriguing "Lost" theory I've seen...BACKMASKING IS BACK! Need a laugh? The new issue of Lark News is up. … [Read more...]