The Great Pie Fight

I believe the world needs more of this: One of the great comedies of the 60s. [Read more…]

My filmmaker friend, Kirk Gillon, is doing a documentary on the homeless and writes…

I want to thank all of the supporters from our first campaign! We have been filming 9 months now, and we are almost with a completed film. We need YOUR help NOW to pay for music composition and final mix! We are already in the process, but need more funds. Our film will be completed [Read More…]

Steven Greydanus asks when, if ever, art is worth killing and dying for

Check out his website. Want more “Connecting the Dots” podcasts? Go here! [Read more…]

Help Indy Catholic Filmmakers Get Their Movie Out

Today’s work of mercy: I hope you’re doing well. I wanted to share this letter about a feature documentary film my husband and I have been producing in Afghanistan for three years. I would be very grateful if you could watch the trailer and share something about the film and campaign on Facebook. We really [Read More…]

How a Christian Film with a Two Man Crew…

Managed to Make it to Walmart. As somebody who has had a little experience with the struggles of itsy-bitsy independent films with zero budget, I gotta hand it to these guys for their moxie. Here’s the trailer: [Read more…]

Steve Greydanus and I Gab About Guns and Hollywood

He wrote a typically perceptive piece, which occasioned this discussion: [Read more…]

A New Film on Our Lady of Knock Asks for Your Help

Caitlyn Argue writes I write from Underground Films in Dublin, where we are currently producing a feature documentary on the miracle town of Knock, Ireland, also a Marian Shrine. I believe this is a film that will resonate with your readers, and I am writing in hopes you can assist us in spreading the word with [Read More…]

“Convinced” is Coming

A summer or two back, a fellow named Don Johnson, a passionate Catholic evangelist, came to my house and interviewed me for a film he was doing on Catholic converts. We had a great time chatting and he then went his merry way on a grand tour of the rest of the country getting interviews with [Read More…]

PIXAR and the Pope and “Connecting the Dots”

Steve Greydanus has penned a typically insightful piece in which he ponders the linkages between PIXAR’s terrific “WALL-E” and Laudato Si. We had a good long talk about it on my radio show on Friday (as well as about PIXAR’s newest film “Inside Out” (which Steve loves, loves, loves). You can listen to our conversation [Read More…]

The Truth about Lies

A reader writes: Hi Mark, I hope all is well. In light of the perennial issue of whether it is ok to sometimes lie (well, I agree with you that Church teaching is clear on this, but you know what I mean), I thought you might be interested in this documentary. I have not seen [Read More…]