Gravity

Are you planning to see Gravity this weekend? I saw it a few nights ago and reviewed it for Christianity Today, and part of what made it significant for me was that it left me feeling a bit disquieted. Sitting there, wearing silly-looking 3D glasses, I felt awe—and not at mankind or its “indomitable spirit.” It is admittedly [Read More...]

Even Better Than the Real Thing

Did you see this commercial for Chipotle restaurants that went viral? Well, over at Christianity Today Movies, critic Jeffrey Overstreet saw the commercial as a metaphor for how hungry we – as audiences and consumers – are for something real. So he took that opportunity to write about two overlooked films, This is Martin Bonner and Museum Hours: I’m [Read More...]

Last Temptation Turns Twenty-Five

Last week at Christianity Today Movies, we published a piece on the controversial Martin Scorsese film The Last Temptation of Christ, which turns twenty-five this year. Critic Ken Morefield went back to the film, wondering if it was any good, and if it was worthy of the controversy. What he found was surprising: It’s fascinating to listen [Read More...]

New Use for An Abandoned WalMart

I love seeing abandoned buildings and architectural features turned into new, productive ones. This is pretty cool - in McAllen, Texas, an abandoned WalMart has been turned into the nation’s largest single-floor public library: There are thousands of abandoned big box stores sitting empty all over America, including hundreds of former Walmart stores. With each store taking up [Read More...]


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