No Presents, No Christmas?
Christian media critics respond to The Santa Clause 2, Frida, I Spy, Waking Up in Reno, Bloody Sunday, The Weight of Water, The Grey Zone, and the second Harry Potter film
Planet-Hopping Pioneers Ponder Virtue, Theology, and the Afterlife
What Christian critics are saying about Solaris, Treasure Planet, The Emperor's Club, Die Another Day, Friday After Next, Personal Velocity, Harry Potter, Fellowship of the Ring, and Bowling for Columbine
Passion, a Teen Porn Star, and a Period Piece
Critics punish The Girl Next Door, but some will remember The Alamo. Ella Enchanted fails to enchant, The Whole Ten Yards doesn't measure up, and Johnson Family Vacation gets lost. Plus: Good Bye Lenin! And more reviews of Dogville and Home on the Range.
Star Wars Saga Reaches Its Darth Nadir
Christian film critics attack, defend Star Wars: Episode III—;Revenge of the Sith, and review Kicking and Screaming, Unleashed, Monster-in-Law, Mindhunters. Plus, more reviews of Kingdom of Heaven and Crash
Hollywoodland: Awards for Affleck?
Hollywoodland explores a sleazy mystery. The Protector is all stunts, no story. Plus, The Covenant, more criticism for The Wicker Man, and more enthusiasm for Little Miss Sunshine.
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.
Intelligent Believers on the Big Screen?
What critics are saying about the portrayal of Christians in A Walk to Remember and The Count of Monte Cristo. Plus: The Mothman Prophecies, Kung Pow, and part one of a 2002 preview.
The Christians Are Coming!
Christian Frank Peretti hands in less-than-horrifying Hangman's Curse. In The Fighting Temptations and Matchstick Men, a choir director and a con artist clean up their acts, but Christian press critics are more impressed with Lost in Translation. Plus: Reviews of Once Upon a Time in Mexico, Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star, The Order, The Gospel of John, Cabin Fever, Thirteen, and more.
Taking the NY Times to Task
A Passion-ate rebuke of The New York Times. Revenge and style quench Man on Fire. Life lessons elevate 13 Going on 30. Excessive sex and despair cause Young Adam to fall. Plus more on The Alamo.
In Good Company Explores Business Ethics
Opening nationwide next week, the Paul Weitz comedy stars Dennis Quaid, Topher Grace and Scarlett Johansson. We had a chance to catch up with them at a recent press event in L.A.