No Line on the Horizon Review

Pop Theology contributor Richard Lindsay reviews U2's latest album, No Line on the Horizon. … [Read more...]

Two Takes on Kings…

Religion Dispatches has two opposing viewpoints on the new NBC drama, Kings.  Both look at how the series draws from biblical narratives and either succeeds or fails.  Follow the links after the jump. … [Read more...]

Encounters at the End of the World

What do gay penguins, artistic pseudo-intelligent single cell organisms, and the end of human life have in common?  Give up?  They are all topics up for discussion in Werner Herzog's latest, brilliant documentary, Encounters at the End of the World.  Nominated for best documentary at this year's Academy Awards (one of the strongest categories this year), Encounters is not only one of the best documentaries of last year, it is one of the best films. … [Read more...]

This Cross Was Made for Walking…

Few people know his name, but people all over the world have seen him at some point in their life.  Arthur Blessitt has walked more than 38,000 miles carrying a cross over his shoulder and spreading the gospel of Jesus for over 30 years.  This Friday, The Cross, a documentary about his life and work will open in 220 theaters across the country.  It had its world premier earlier this week at Grauman's Chinese Theater in Hollywood.  Once again, I am less interested in this evangelical-produced fil … [Read more...]

Frozen River

Pop Theology contributor Wendy Arce reviews last year's independent hit, Frozen River. … [Read more...]

Let the Right One In

Pop Theology contributor Wendy Arce reviews the Swedish vampire film, Let the Right One In. … [Read more...]

Just a Reminder…

If you're not watching Breaking Bad, you should be.  The second season is shaping up to be a masterpiece.  Check out the quote of the season from the most recent episode after the jump. … [Read more...]

Evangelical Media

To understand the challenges that evangelical media and mainstream media pose to one another and the challenges that changing technologies pose to the evangelical community is to understand the nature of new media in a very real way.  In their book, Understanding Evangelical Media:  The Changing Face of Christian Communication, editors Quentin J. Schultze and Robert H. Woods Jr. compile numerous essays that address various evangelical media including radio, television, film, comics, video games, … [Read more...]