January 7, 2020

As per my 2019 Journal, videos and DVDs are in italics. Films I saw for the first time have an asterisk (*) next to them. Not counting extras and promo items. Jan | Jan 1 — The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open * Jan 1 — Farscape [season 3, episode 18] * Jan 1 — The Invisible Man [1933] Jan 2 — White Lie [2019] * Jan 2 — Clifton Hill [aka Disappearance at Clifton Hill] * Jan… Read more

December 16, 2019

The Chosen’s first season is now complete, while Sight & Sound’s Jesus will be in theatres the week before Easter 2020. Read more

December 7, 2019

The Last Planet is described as a “spiritual” film with “a dark genre twist”. Read more

December 4, 2019

Reverence, blasphemy, and more come to the surface in three new streaming programs. Read more

November 19, 2019

Ten clips from the Nativity-themed animated film are freely available online, too. Read more

November 7, 2019

Junod’s 1998 article ‘Can You Say… Hero?’ was the basis for the new film A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, which stars Tom Hanks as Mister Rogers. Read more

September 28, 2019

A very good first feature from Morocco, and an okay but not great film by a pair of established Belgians. Read more

September 28, 2019

The Last Planet will co-star veterans of such recent Bible movies as Noah, Risen, Mary Magdalene and Exodus: Gods & Kings. Read more

September 25, 2019

The 38th Vancouver International Film Festival begins tomorrow night and runs for the next two weeks (until October 11). Today’s capsule reviews involve two films about missionaries and some of the political and cultural issues raised by their efforts. (more…) Read more

September 23, 2019

One documentary looks at the works of M.C. Escher, another at the architectural principles behind certain places of worship. Read more

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