Once a month, I talk with Kim Ketola about movies, faith, and culture on her "Along the Way" radio program. She runs a great show, and isn't afraid to ask tough questions. This week, Kim and I talked about Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull and Bella. Then she asked me for my thoughts on the film Sex and the City. (Listen to the podcast here.) Since I haven't seen it, I didn't give Kim a review. (Unlike some of the other Christian film critics I know, I try … [Read more...]
Focus on the Family says “Christianity Today Relishes Sexual Perversion.” Call That What It Is: A Lie.
The Browser: News & links to raise your eyebrows & furrow your brow. - "Sexcess" Let's give her credit... it's a clever post title. (I was rather proud of mine too: "Sex and the CT.") Moviegoing superdelegate Barbara Nicolosi casts her vote in favor of Sex and the City: I saw this film on its opening Friday a couple weeks ago, and have been wanting to blog about it ever since. I was going to post a mostly positive blog, but then I started reading a lot of what other … [Read more...]
I've been trying to ignore this, but Movieguide's Ted Baehr just keeps bashing away at Paul Thomas Anderson's There Will Be Blood for being "anti-Christian," and for including "one of the worst, most superficial stereotype of Christian preachers ever put on film." (Similarly, Barbara Nicolosi slammed the movie in a post called "There Will Be Bigotry", which you can find in her archive here... but you have to scroll down a bit. The 105-comment discussion connected to it became rather lively … [Read more...]
Buckle up. Barbara Nicolosi is a little late to the game with her views on Facing the Giants, but her new blog entry was worth the wait. … [Read more...]
UPDATE: Okay, I admit, I posted a somewhat reactionary entry earlier after reading Barbara Nicolosi's post about the Oscars today at Church of the Masses. I'm a big Barbara Nicolosi fan, even though I don't always agree with her, and today's post just rubbed me the wrong way. So, to make up for my disrespect to Barbara, I'm going to re-word this post, since Barbara's been gracious enough to clarify... - Act One screenwriting guru and blogger Barbara Nicolosi is on the attack today, … [Read more...]
But she does say this... … [Read more...]
LATEST UPDATE: 4:02 p.m. If you haven't heard about this, see my earlier blog. Things are getting crazy. Here's my paraphrase of the craziness so far. … [Read more...]