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...]

Before Midnight: A Different Understanding of Love

 Before Midnight, the third film in the “Before” trilogy starring Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy (which also includes Before Sunrise and Before Sunset), came out recently. I got to publish a great review of it over at Christianity Today, an article by Ken Morefield that reflected on marriage as much as the movie. Here’s a piece of it: Before [Read More...]

After Seeing Lincoln, I Wanted to Sit in Stunned, Reflective Silence


Once in a great while when I see a film in a theater, I find myself not wanting to move when it’s over. Even after the credits stop rolling, I wish I could just sit in silence and remain in the moment. I want to think, to feel, to respond to the art I have [Read More...]