How “The Life of Pi” Raises the Ultimate Postmodern Question of Faith

Not having read the Mann-Booker-prize-winning novel from Yann Martel, I was not sure what to expect when I attended the NYC screening of The Life of Pi.  What I received was a story-telling tour de force, glowing and sumptuous visuals, and a feast for the imagination.  Directed by famed Taiwanese director Ang Lee, the film is [Read More…]

How Kevin James Put his Faith in “Here Comes the Boom”

Recently I was invited to interview the comedic actor Kevin James (television’s long-running King of Queens and many movies such as Hitch, Paul Blart: Mall Cop, Grownups, The Dilemma, and Zookeeper) and to screen his film hitting theaters now, Here Comes the Boom.  In the film, Kevin James is Scott Voss, a burned-out teacher who rediscovers a purpose in [Read More…]

“Unconditional” Love

My friend Darren Moorman was one of the producers of the film, Unconditional.  He’s a hugely talented Christian in the filmmaking industry, and I hope to show some of the short films he has produced — films that were directed by another believing friend of mine, Matt Pope, including one short film for which I wrote [Read More…]

Is Batman to Blame for the Colorado Cinema Slaying?

You’ve probably heard by now of the mass murder at a Colorado cinema showing “The Dark Knight Rises” that has left at least 13 people dead and 38 injured.  The gunman, reportedly clad in a black flak jacket and gas mask, entered the theater through the exit door, tossed out one or two canisters that [Read More…]

What Would You Do if You Were Untouchable?

NOTE: The following is a guest post from my sainted father, Galen C. Dalrymple, Director of Operations for, an organization devoted to crowd-sourcing compassion and empowering ministries serving the neediest children in the world. Recently the filmmakers of Not Today, along with my friends at Lovell-Fairchild, invited me to India to learn more about [Read More…]