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October 12, 2014
Well-Made Movies Won’t Be… Left Behind
Today, Matt Zoller Seitz, editor of RogerEbert.com, defended The Good Lie, a movie in which the...
October 02, 2014
Looking Closer at Left Behind – The Movie!
This post will be updated over the next few days, so check back as this...
October 01, 2014
The Christian Message of David Fincher’s Gone Girl . . . (Not Really)
One of my favorite writers on the subject of art, faith, and culture — Alissa...
December 22, 2011
The Fearsome and the Childlike in the Films of Steven Spielberg
In my book Through a Screen Darkly, I wrote quite a bit about the films...
September 13, 2010
Christianity Today’s Knockout Interview with Marilynne Robinson
This is the most thrilling stuff I've read at Christianity Today in a while. Great...
July 27, 2010
Robert Duvall Gets Lively with Mark Moring
Interviewing Robert Duvall for Get Low, Mark Moring stirred the actor up for a lively...
August 14, 2009
Further Thanks to Christianity Today for a Generous Send-Off
Today's unexpected notes from the team at Christianity Today have been a tremendous blessing to...
August 07, 2009
Thanks to the Team at Christianity Today
Just an FYI: Due to my present overload of writing responsibilities and other various pressures...
February 24, 2009
NPR: “The New Christian Film Industry!” Christianity Today: “Make It Stop!”
NPR recently ran a story about the (supposedly) exciting new "Christian movie industry." The story...
February 19, 2009
UPDATE: Christianity Today Critiques Movieguide’s “Hollywood Stimulus Plan”
In a display of uncharacteristically poor judgment, The Wall Street Journal has published the "Report...
December 26, 2008
It Came Upon a Big Screen Clear: An examination of overlooked, underrated Christmas films
Here's the latest installment in the Through a Screen Darkly series at Christianity Today... It...
November 12, 2008
And the Slater Award goes to…
On Christianity Today's "Feedback" page, you'll see a wide range of responses to Peter T....
September 09, 2008
Through a Screen Darkly 2: Even Darklier
The curtain just went up on my new monthly column at Christianity Today Movies. It's...
August 11, 2008
Looking Closer Breaks New Ground in September
In September, I'm rearranging my weekly schedule to find a better balance. Friends have begun...
July 03, 2008
By the Way, God is Not Dead Yet.
I just received the latest issue of Christianity Today in the mail. The cover story:...
June 26, 2008
An Open Letter to Employees at Focus on the Family and Boundless
Focus on the Family has yet to apologize for, or express affirmation for, the misleading...
June 26, 2008
Christianity Today Relishes Trash, Waste, Environmental Destruction, and Obesity
In other words... Christianity Today film critic Josh Hurst *loves* WALL-E! It's more than a...
June 24, 2008
Christianity Today’s Mark Moring interviews Andrew Stanton
In an excellent interview, inspiring excellent answers, Mark Moring talks with Andrew Stanton. I saw...
June 19, 2008
Browser, 6/19: Veith on the Sex & the City hubbub; Image and the Diving Bell; New World quesadillas!
The Browser: News & links to raise your eyebrows & furrow your brow. - Gene...
June 18, 2008
Reader Mailstrom, 6/18: “Your reviews are no longer of value to the Christian community.”
I'm starting a new column, chronicling stand-outs from the daily maelstrom of Looking Closer email....
June 17, 2008
Reader Mailstrom, 6/17
I'm chronicling memorable messages from the daily maelstrom of Looking Closer email. Most of these...
June 16, 2008
Focus on the Family’s Ted Slater Tells Christianity Today to “Repent.” Peter Chattaway Responds.
Same song, second verse. The following has been revised and "clarified" by request: Slater's still...
June 15, 2008
Focus on the Family says “Christianity Today Relishes Sexual Perversion.” Call That What It Is: A Lie.
Once a month, I talk with Kim Ketola about movies, faith, and culture on her "Along the Way"...
June 08, 2008
“You reviewed WHAT??”
Mark Moring responds to a chorus of angry readers regarding why Christianity Today Movies bothered...
June 03, 2008
Sex and the CT
Camerin Courtney, a film reviewer for Christianity Today, gave Sex and the City 3 stars...
February 28, 2008
“Civilians” Appear in Christianity Today
Look for my review of Joe Henry's Civilians. on page 83 of the March 2008...
January 23, 2008
Barack Obama Sets the Record Straight at Christianity Today
Barack Obama, interviewed at Christianity Today: I am a Christian, and I am a devout...
November 30, 2007
It’s back: My Original Post on “The Golden Compass” is Up (and Abridged) at CTMovies
Today at Christianity Today Movies, you'll find an abridged version of my original response to...
September 26, 2007
“The Iraq war calls for some serious rethinking by Christians…”
David P. Gushee at Christianity Today considers "Our Teachable Moment." This month the President will...
September 20, 2007
And God Was Not in the Spectacle…
Mark Galli on breaking our addiction to spectacle. ...we try to bring earthquake, wind, and...
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