Grace and Law at the Movies

If you get the chance to see Short Term 12 this weekend – it’s opening in limited release – you should. From my review at Christianity Today Movies: . . . the normal rules of moviemaking often dictate that either the law is good or working outside the law is good. (Often the latter wins out: see many of [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...]

Is a 3-D Backlash Underway? USA Today Wonders

The President and First Lady watching the 2009 Super Bowl in 3-D. This photo released from the White House.

“Is a 3-D backlash underway?” With this question, Mike Snider begins his recent article in USA Today: “3-D movies, gadgets getting lukewarm reception by some.” Given what appears to be the growing omnipresence of 3-D films and other media, why would Snider wonder about a backlash? He explains: Trailers for Shark Night 3D, a PG-13 [Read More...]


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