Nick wins Half-Shot# 4 Contest.

And the answer is...BADLANDS.Congratulations, Nick Alexander, who was the first to identify the source of these two Half-Shots!As reward, Nick Alexander has become more powerful than you can possibly imagine.Just see for yourself!Watch for Half-shot Contest #5, coming soon! … [Read more...]

Half-Shot Contest #4 continues.

Well, no one has come up with the right answer to Half-shot Contest #4.So I'll post half of ANOTHER picture, this time in color, from the same film.I think this one will turn the contest from a challenge into a race.Post your guess in the comments. … [Read more...]

Half-Shot Contest #4

What film is this half-shot from?The winner will become more powerful than you can possibly imagine.HINT: The film was in color, not black and white. I couldn't find a color-version of this shot. … [Read more...]

Half Shot 3 winner: Mike Harris Stone!

Mike Harris Stone somehow gathered from a piece of this photo (Was the telephone the big clue?) that it was from Paris, Texas.Here's the whole photo:Mike Harris Stone wins the recognition due to the king of the world! … [Read more...]

Half Shot #3: A tougher one.

Okay, so the last one was solved far too quickly.Don't get cocky. Try this on. … [Read more...]

Half-Shot Winner #1: Danny Walter

Danny Walter guesses correctly... Raising Arizona.H.I.: What are you talkin' about, Glen?Glen: What am I talkin' about? I'm talkin' about sex boy ... I'm talkin' about l'amour! I'm talkin' that me and Dot are swingers, as in "to swing." I'm talkin' about wife swappin'. I'm talkin' about what they call nowadays open marriage. I'm talk...H.I.: [Knocks Glen to the ground with a punch] Keep your g-----n hands off my wife! … [Read more...]

There’s still time to win the Elizabethtown soundtrack!

I've received some smashing entries in this contest, but there's still time for you to enter.And remember, more than one entry will be a winner.What am I talking about?The Looking Closer Review Contest. … [Read more...]

Winners of the "Movies that Changed You" contest

This was an extremely subjective contest, and thus it was difficult to pick winners from the many honest, interesting testimonials.Some talked about how it revealed to them what art at its best can do. Some of the contributors talked about how the movie affected them emotionally. Several talked about how the film were demonstrations of scriptural principles, or how it powerfully illustrated things that they deeply believe. And movies certainly do these things. They lift up our emotions. They … [Read more...]

Contest 2: Write a Looking Closer review!

The previous Looking Closer contest has wrapped up. I'll be reviewing the entries and announcing a winner on Monday. Stay tuned to see who gets the big Ben-Hur DVD release. I'll be sharing some of the entries here, in which participants shared the moments at the movies that most transformed them.Time for another contest to begin!Here's what you do:Write a "Looking Closer"-style review, no less than 500 words, no more than 1200 words, of a significant, challenging, profound work of … [Read more...]