The Best Films of 2007 – according to the Faith and Film Critics Circle

Ratatouille, Into Great Silence, Lars and the Real Girl and... yes... There Will Be Blood all won awards in the Faith and Film Critics Circle awards for 2007, announced yesterday at The Matthews House Project.There were also ties in the Best Supporting Actor and Actress contests.Discover the winners here. (Go to "Announcing the Best of 2007.")Which critics voted in the final round?Steven GreydanusRob JohnstonCatherine BarsottiGreg Wr … [Read more...]

The Faith and Film Critics: Preparing the Best of 2007 Awards

Thanks to Ron Reed for making it public!This year's nominees for the best films of 2007 according to the Faith and Film Critics Circle are quite surprising! That is to say, when the critics were polled, their favorite narrative films did not include one of the titles you'd most expect to see there. You'll see what I mean in the list below. The winners will be announced next week.Who are the Faith and Film Critics Circle? Find out here.¬†I managed this endeavor for a while, an … [Read more...]

Lesson in Learning to Let Things Go #32 – The Faith and Film Critics Circle

On March 6, I stepped down from my role as the chairman of the Faith and Film Critics Circle.It was not a difficult decision: With all of the increasing demands on my time from the Through a Screen Darkly and Auralia's Colors projects, it became obvious to me that I didn't have the time or resources to be an effective leader for that particular endeavor anymore. I probably should have stepped down six months ago.As I look back at the annual list of films we've celebrated, I'm still … [Read more...]

2006 Faith and Film Critics Circle Nominations

Bookmark this blog entry!The Faith and Film Critics Circle (FFCC) - more than a dozen Christian film critics taking films seriously as works of art - are already busy suggesting and considering films for next year's FFCC Awards. The cool thing about the FFCC awards ... YOU are welcome to suggest films for their consideration in these categories as well.Post your entry in the COMMENTS below, and I will add your selections to the Master List. But you must enter them in this simple … [Read more...]

Tell us what should win in the 2005 Faith and Film Critics Circle Awards

Time to resurrect this post again. We're closing in on the year's mid-point. What have you seen that's worth remembering when the Faith and Film Critics Circle cast their votes for the best of 2005?Can you think of any suggestions we've missed that we should consider? … [Read more...]

2005 Film Nominations for [AFC]2 … so far …

Time to resurrect this post, if only to point out how lame the year 2005 is when it comes to movies in U.S. theaters.(Notice how carefully I said that. Elsewhere in the world, there are, no doubt, amazing films being revealed, films that U.S. distributors don't understand and won't let you see.)The soon-to-be-renamed Arts and Faith Film Critics Circle haven't nominated much of anything for consideration at the end of the year, and it's already April.Can you think of any suggestions … [Read more...]

2005 Film Nominations for [AFC]2… so far…

UPDATE: The currently updated list is located now at THIS post. … [Read more...]


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