November (Web-only) 2006

Subscriber Access Only The Fountain, Dé jé Vu, Bobby, Bond and more ...;
The Fountain bewilders and Dé jé Vu puzzles. Plus, Christian film critics respond to Casino Royale, Happy Feet, Bobby, Fast Food Nation, Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus, Deck the Halls, Tenacious D: The Pick of Destiny, Let's Go to Prison, and more views on Deliver Us from Evil, The Departed, The Last King of Scotland, Stranger than Fiction, The Queen, Babel, and One Night with the King.
Subscriber Access Only Will Ferrell Profound? Inspiring? Yup.
Christian film critics are moved and inspired by Stranger Than Fiction, but not so pleased with A Good Year. Plus, The Return, Harsh Times, the debut of "The Movie Gourmet," and more reviews of Babel.
Subscriber Access Only Borat, Babel Bothersome; Flushed Fun
Christian critics are upset over Borat, mixed about Babel, but having fun with Flushed Away. Also, The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause, The Great Warming, and further perspectives on Little Children, Marie Antoinette, The Prestige, and Flags of Our Fathers.
Subscriber Access Only When Grownups Act Like Little Children
Little Children is getting great reviews, but is it showing anywhere? Plus, Catch a Fire, Conversations with God, Saw III, Running with Scissors, and more reviews of Flags of Our Fathers and Marie Antoinette.
Subscriber Access Only Mary Goes to the Movies
How the mother of Jesus has been portrayed through a century of filmmaking.
Subscriber Access Only Kramer's Sins—and Ours
What society and the church can learn from comedian Michael Richards's racial tirade.
Subscriber Access Only The Nativity Story
The real achievement of 'The Nativity Story' is its portrayal of Joseph.
Subscriber Access Only Stepping Out of the Wings
The real achievement of The Nativity Story is its portrayal of Joseph.
Subscriber Access Only 'The Human Part of the Story'
Catherine Hardwicke has always loved the Christmas story, but never really considered the human side of those famous icons surrounding the manger—till she was asked to direct The Nativity Story.
Subscriber Access Only Déjà Vu
Subscriber Access Only The Fountain
Subscriber Access Only Turkey Time
Plus: Bush preaches on religious freedom in Vietnam, Norway debates church-state split, the latest on the Ted Haggard fallout, and other stories from online sources around the world.
Subscriber Access Only How Do You Play 'Righteous'?
Scripture doesn't say much about Joseph, except that he was "righteous." Oscar Isaac, who plays that role in The Nativity Story, had to figure out what that might have looked like in everyday life.
Subscriber Access Only Bart Campolo's Karamazov God
"If those things are true, then God might as well send me to hell."
Subscriber Access Only 'It's the Sanctity of Life'
That's how director Darren Aronofsky describes the central theme of his new film The Fountain, the story of a young married couple and their struggles as the wife is dying of cancer.
Subscriber Access Only Rick Warren's Purpose in Syria
Plus: William & Mary removes its cross, the coming Democratic birth control campaign, and other stories from online sources around the world.
Subscriber Access Only Bobby
Subscriber Access Only Casino Royale
Subscriber Access Only Fast Food Nation
Subscriber Access Only Happy Feet
Subscriber Access Only Gay, Gay, Gay, Gay, Gay
Plus: ABC pulls Assemblies of God ad, Talking Jesus toys return to tots, and a few other non-gay stories from online sources around the world.
Subscriber Access Only More than Saving Souls
Simon Chan on the ontology of the church, salvation, and liturgy.
Subscriber Access Only Presbyterian Publisher Seeks Distance From 9/11 Conspiracy Book
But Westminster John Knox Press won't pull "spurious" and "questionable" volume.
Subscriber Access Only 'Poll Tax' in Haggard Replacement Vote; Sheldon Says, 'I Knew'
Plus: Religious vote shifted even if evangelicals didn't, Congress lets bankrupt tithe, world's largest church picks an American, and other stories from online sources around the world.
Subscriber Access Only Mormon Rebel
Director Richard Dutcher used to embrace the label "Mormon filmmaker," but no longer. He says most Mormon movies aren't much good, and besides, his films are too edgy for the LDS community.
Subscriber Access Only Mormon Rebel (part 2)
Filmmaker Richard Dutcher on the state of Mormon cinema, his desire to be true to his vision, and that "Christian movie" incident at a San Diego theater. Continued from previous page ...
Subscriber Access Only Did Evangelicals Change Votes or Not? Papers Don't Agree
Plus: Wal-Mart brings back Christmas, the new faces of atheism, killers of Christians on trial, and other stories from online sources around the world.
Subscriber Access Only Jesus Camp Shuts Down, But Fischer Says Her 'Indoctrination' Will Continue
Other Christian camp leaders say her camp and documentary about it don't represent mainstream Christian camping.
Subscriber Access Only A Good Year
Subscriber Access Only Stranger Than Fiction
Subscriber Access Only Focus on the Family Praises Democrats, Slams Republicans
Dobson says values voters stayed home after GOP abandoned them.
Subscriber Access Only Supreme Court Weighs Partial-Birth Abortion
One key question in the case is whether it is ever necessary.
Subscriber Access Only Declaring Victory
Evangelical Democrats claim credit, leading conservatives find plenty to blame.
Subscriber Access Only Good News for Democrats, Good News for Evangelicals
And Good News for the world.
Subscriber Access Only Faith-Based Triangulation
Religious moderates propelled the Democrats to victory.
Subscriber Access Only Family Stories
Alejandro Iñ árritu, director of Babel, says his films are about families—parents and children, of course, but also the global family … and the consequences of trying to live without God.
Subscriber Access Only New Life Overseers Never 'Addressed or Discussed' Homosexuality
Plus: Last-minute campaign efforts, the Episcopal Church's new female leader, and other stories from online sources around the world.
Subscriber Access Only Margin of Victory
Races where evangelicals play a decisive role in the November election.
Subscriber Access Only National Association of Evangelicals Sifts Through Ashes of Haggard Scandal
Leaders are distancing group from its former president.
Subscriber Access Only Movie Gourmet
A feast of off-the-beaten-path films with a spiritual flavor.
Subscriber Access Only Blinded by Bush?
David Kuo defends 'Tempting Faith' and responds to allegations of naivete.
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'I Am Guilty of Sexual Immorality ... a Deceiver and a Liar,' Haggard Confesses
Also: Leith Anderson again named NAE interim president
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NAE Board Chairman Shocked by Haggard Resignation
Roy Taylor says NAE hopes to name interim president next week.
Subscriber Access Only Haggard Says He Bought Meth But Didn't Use It
Also: Admits hiring Jones as masseuse, but says they didn't have sex.
Subscriber Access Only The Non-Haggard News
The latest on evangelicals and the election—in Nicaragua. And also in the U.S. Plus other stories from online sources around the world.
Subscriber Access Only Haggard Says Some Accusations Are True
Accuser says timing of outing was politically motivated, fails polygraph test.
Subscriber Access Only Jeffery Sheler on Evangelical Politics
The author of 'Believers' discusses evangelical spokesmen, identity, and power.
Subscriber Access Only Flushed Away
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Haggard Resigns as NAE President
Pastor also steps aside at New Life Church after allegations by male prostitute.
Subscriber Access Only Last-Minute Efforts to Win Evangelical Voters
Plus: Mikey Weinstein's Air Force Academy suit dismissed, and other stories from online sources around the world.
Subscriber Access Only Immigration Fuels Hispanic Church Activity
Latino evangelicals have been voting Republican, but may be shifting.
Subscriber Access Only Gay Marriage Issue May Rally Dispirited Evangelical Voters
Activist leaders say Republican Party has done little for "values voters."
Subscriber Access Only Looking for Something
The films of Krzyzstof Kieslowski are haunted by spiritual imagery, and yet the Polish director never really found grace—or got past "the God of the Old Testament... who ruthlessly demands obedience."
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