Morehead on “Stardust”

I always look forward to Jason Morehead's reviews. He writes when he's passionate about something, and it makes a difference.He's passionate about Neil Gaiman's novel Stardust, so I've been looking forward to his review of the film. It's taken a while for him to see it and to compose his thoughts. But, as usual, it's a passion-fueled review.For the record, my review ran at CTMovies when the film opened. … [Read more...]

Stardust (2007)

[This is an expanded, revised version of a review originally published at Christianity Today Movies.]-What would we do without "Once upon a time..."?For most of us, that famous opening line conjures vivid memories of children's stories about knights, magic spells, wicked witches, dragons, epic battles, and curses broken by the power of a kiss. But many grownups have folded up their imaginations and stuffed them in a closet, pooh-poohing stories about princesses and goblins.* It's … [Read more...]

Specials: Ebert on “Crash”-lash. Gaiman gets DeNiro and Pfeiffer. Lois Lowry’s “The Giver.”

IF YOU VOTED FOR CRASH, DOES THAT MEAN YOU HATE GAY PEOPLE? Roger Ebert asks the question that needs to be asked: Just 'cause I didn't vote for Brokeback, does that make me a homophobe? Good question. And by the way, if Hollywood is so homophobic, why did they spend the evening congratulating themselves for being so progressive? And why did they give Ang Lee Best Director? Why did they give Capote Best Actor?DE NIRO AND PFEIFFER GET STARDUST-ED Robert DeNiro and Michelle Pfeiffer... … [Read more...]


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