A Little Milton on a Monday Afternoon

My new friend Kelly Foster just emailed this to me.It's a quote from John Milton's Areopagitica, which I haven't read since 1991, so it's time to revisit it: … [Read more...]

The Perilous Road of Engaging Our Culture

On Friday, I spoke to a class of English literature students at Seattle Pacific University. I told them about my life at the movies, about the varoius warnings I've heard from Christians over the years about the dangers of movies like... oh... The Empire Strikes Back, Harry Potter and the Sorceror's Stone, and The Story of the Weeping Camel.My primary goal in sharing my experiences with them was to encourage them to bravely venture forth into the art of popular culture, as a way of learning … [Read more...]

John Milton’s Paradise Lost… the Movie

Milton did a better job of "justifying the ways of God to man" than these filmmakers could do of justifying the adaptation of this epic poem into a movie... Hyde Park Entertainment and Vincent Newman Entertainment have partnered to produce a feature version of John Milton's epic poem, Paradise Lost, based on an adaptation by Phil DiBlasi and Byron Willinger. … [Read more...]


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