Bracing for the Backlash to My Anchorman Review…

"What a glutton for punishment you are," my colleague Mr. Greydanus said to me after I posted my semi-defense of Will Ferrell's Anchorman at CT Movies this week.And indeed, I'm anticipating that CT readers will be coming after me with torches when they see that I've given two and a half stars to a film as lowbrow and innuendo-heavy as Anchorman. … [Read more...]

A few words from G.K. Chesterton…

And now three words of wisdom from our mentor... … [Read more...]

My Favorite Response to Saved!

The best response to the movie Saved! that I've heard yet is a one-line quip passed along by my friend Michael Leary, who heard someone else say it after a screening of the film... … [Read more...]

‘Who is more foolish, the fool, or the fool who follows him?’ – Obi-Wan Kenobi

Frederick Buechner, in The Faces of Jesus, writes... … [Read more...]

Move Review Quote of the Week: The Day After Tomorrow

The New Yorker's Anthony Lane, describing what happened in the theatre halfway through The Day After Tomorrow... … [Read more...]

A Verse for Writers and Other Artists

As I plunge headlong through a jam-packed, stress-heavy workday, I am reminded of a Scripture verse I found quoted recently in a devotional...  … [Read more...]

Frederick Buechner – The Movie

Okay, chalk this up on the MUST-SEE MOVIES list...Great Laughter is a documentary about an essential Christian writer, Frederick Buechner.Click on the link above for more information.And then, click on the QUOTES link to give yourself enough wisdom to launch a lifetime of great conversation.I cannot encounter this piece of text without immediately sharing it with others: Some think of a Christian as one who necessarily believes certain things. That Jesus was the son of God, say. … [Read more...]


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