Robert Duvall Gets Lively with Mark Moring

Interviewing Robert Duvall for Get Low, Mark Moring stirred the actor up for a lively conversation about The Apostle. … [Read more...]

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 me at the end of a trying week. I am deeply grateful.And thanks to those of you who left comments for me there as well. All I ever did was ramble on, ad nauseum, about an art form that I love. That it has come to anything at all is powerful evidence, to me anyway, that there's a creative, resourceful God in charge of things. I've learned as much from my colleagues and readers on this journey as I … [Read more...]

An Enemy of Serious Film Criticism?

Here's Brett McCracken on Movieguide's ongoing campaigns of preposterous "film criticism."Earlier, Mark Moring's post at CT... in which the comments became lively, especially when Movieguide's Tom Snyder showed up to call Moring's post "a silly article" without sufficiently answering any of the problems exposed.  … [Read more...]

Keith Green, Age 11

My friend Mark Moring just sent this in: At the age of 11, Keith Green appeared on the TV show I've Got a Secret, hosted by Steve Allen, in 1965. This is before his conversion to Christ, but in the song he plays near the end of the segment, his style is already evident. Pretty cool stuff: … [Read more...]

Compromising Caspian?

Today at CT Movies, witness Mark Moring challenging Douglas Gresham on Prince Caspian. And Gresham's answers are just fine... that is, if you aren't concerned that the movie be true to the book, and if you thought the film version of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe was just spiffy.Gresham doesn't seem too concerned about asking "What would C.S. Lewis think about these adaptations?" His answer: He's concerned about what the Holy Spirit would think. So... we should blame the Holy Spirit … [Read more...]

The latest amazing presumption about my life, my faith

Does this sound presumptuous to you? The reality is [Mark, Peter, and Jeffrey] are guys who spend all day immersed in the culture of Hollywood, ostensibly “screening” movies while others work real full time jobs to support them.* That claim, and another extensive attack on CT film critics, was posted by a Christian talk-show host today.What follows is a response to the accusation, not an "attack" on his character. He smote us with that accusation. Allow me to hold up the facts, and you can … [Read more...]

Mark Moring on CT Movies, Walden, the CT film awards, and recent criticism of CT’s alleged "agenda"

Here's Mark Moring's newsletter for the week. I encourage you to subscribe. … [Read more...]

CT’s Mark Moring has been behind the scenes of "The Nativity Story"

Mark Moring, captain of Christianity Today Movies, traveled to Bethlehem for several days to interview Catherine Hardwicke, Keisha Castle-Hughes, screenwriter Mike Rich, and a five-foot-long black snake. He learned a lot about the upcoming Christmas movie The Nativity Story. … [Read more...]

Mark Moring on Bruce Springsteen’s "We Shall Overcome"

Christianity Today's Mark Moring sings the praises of Bruce Springsteen singing the praises of Pete Seeger singing the praises of God. … [Read more...]

We’re #1?!

Sweet!The annual Evangelical Press Association (EPA) convention caught me off-guard this week, awarding Christianity Today Movies as the FIRST PLACE winner in the Online Publications category of their Awards for Excellence!So, a round of applause is certainly due to Mark Moring and his crew, as well as to the Christianity Today visionaries who gave Mark the helm of that Web site.They also recognized Peter T. Chattaway for his fine contributions at CanadianChristianity.com. … [Read more...]


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