Specials: CT Readers Choose Best of ’07. The Passion of the Screenwriter. Is Juno Overrated?

Where does Evan Almighty rate higher than No Country for Old Men and There Will Be Blood? In the Readers' Choice Awards at Christianity Today Movies!(Earlier, the CT Movies Critics Choice awards.)- The Passion of the ScreenwriterA screenwriter sued Mel Gibson and his production company on Monday, claiming he was misled by the actor-director into accepting a small payment for writing "The Passion of the Christ," and was refused extra money when the film became a blockbuster. More … [Read more...]

The 2007 Critics’ Choice List from Christianity Today’s Film Critics

You saw the first list, the Most Redeeming Films of 2007. Now, here's the Critics' Choice list. I just can't wait to read the mail this week! … [Read more...]

CTMovies: The Top 10 Most Redeeming Movies of 2007

Okay, here's the first of CTMovies' two annual movie lists... … [Read more...]

Another Post About “Juno”

I saw Juno again last night.And I went from liking it to loving it. It really is something special... and I'm not going to complain about Paste magazine picking it as their #1 movie of the year. It's not my #1 movie of the year, but it deserves a big audience and a heap of praise. It's the best thing showing at the multiplex this weekend. It's not for kids, but for discerning adults, it's a surprisingly tender-hearted comedy about teen pregnancy, family, true love, and orange … [Read more...]

Juno (2007)

An abridged version of this review was originally published in Risen Magazine.-Knocked Up, Waitress, Bella, and the internationally celebrated "masterpiece" 4 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days… yes, 2007 is officially The Year of the Unexpected Pregnancy.And now, here comes Jason Reitman's Juno, a comedy about a high-school girl whose sexual experimentation has left her pregnant and confused.What's going on? Is Juno just another movie in this unlikely trend? … [Read more...]


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