Movies & TV
The Drop Box
It doesn’t prove that these kids are worthwhile; it just shows that they are, and that's what's beautiful.
Maps to the Stars
A well-acted but excessively bleak satire of the Hollywood echo chamber.
The Long Tail: ‘Love Me,’ ‘Traitors’ and ‘The Widowmaker’
Global takes on stories about hookers, wannabe punk rockers, and . . . coronary artery scanning?
How HGTV Built a Network on Redemption Stories
The real reason we get hooked watching home renovations.
Why I Wish Selma Had Won Best Picture
Even without awards, this movie has the power to transform.
Inspirational sports film mostly hits the mark. But they’ve got the wrong villain.
The Critics' Roundup: 'The Slap' and 'Kingsman'
The critics aren't in agreement about two twice-over remakes, one on TV and one at the movies.
Something, Anything: An Interview with Paul Harrill
The director of 'Something, Anything' talks about making a movie, shooting at a monastery, and telling stories about faith, doubt, and journeys.
The Prophetic Voice of Leslie Knope
What 'Parks and Rec' teaches us about loving people and place.
‘Fresh’ Faces: When Families Like Mine Go Primetime
How TV diversity reflects the imago Dei.
An overstuffed response to the more fantastical instances of the Marvel franchise.
Isn’t it a little early to be rebooting 'Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters?'
The Long Tail: ‘Last Days in Vietnam’ and ‘Rocks in My Pockets’
Two documentaries that take an imaginative look at difficult issues: Vietnam and depression.
The Sympathetic Doomsday Cult Leader
'Afflict the comfortable, and comfort the afflicted,' says indie director Joshua Overbay.
A Different Look at ‘Transparent’
Other people see a pioneering portrayal of the trans experience. I see the rawness of family love.
The Cathedral and the Movie Theater
They are spaces that teach us how to live.
Why are Christian movies so painfully bad? - Vox
It isn't problematic that Christians "borrow ideas" from Hollywood and put their own spin on them. Every film genre does this. But given the Christian doctrine of creation, it is certainly surprising that so many Christian filmmakers — and artists in general — would choose to mimic someone else's vision, rather than cultivate their own.
'Dolphin Tale 2' puts faith in Christian marketing | Tampa Bay Times
Pitching such movies to Christians is a smart, obvious move. What is interesting on Grace Hill Media's website is the amount of secular cinema the agency markets to the faithful, movies like Walk the Line, The Notebook and the Lord of the Rings trilogy, containing what is construed as inspirational meaning.
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