A Mother Tries to Prove that Her Son Exists
Critics mull over The Forgotten, Shaun of the Dead, First Daughter, and the 10th anniversary of The Shawshank Redemption. Plus: More reviews of Sky Captain, Silver City, Mean Creek, and the new Star Wars DVD package.
Miss Potter charms Christian critics
Christian film reviewers recommend Miss Potter and, to a lesser degree, Stomp the Yard. They also weigh in on Alpha Dog, Notes on a Scandal, Primeval, and Arthur and Invisibles. Plus, more views on Perfume: The Story of a Murderer, Freedom Writers, The Queen, Children of Men, Venus, The Painted Veil, and Code Name: The Cleaner, and a comparison of Stranger than Fiction and Facing the Giants.
Darkness and Light
The cast and filmmakers of Constantine consider the movie's meaning—for audiences, and for themselves.
Films with Class
Two thrilling movies about classrooms, students and teachers, guaranteed to stir your soul.
LB OK, Dreamer Delightful, Doom Dumb
Christian critics OK with Left Behind: World at War, cheer for Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story and North Country, fire on Doom, puzzle over Stay, and turn in more reviews of Elizabethtown, Good Night, and Good Luck, and Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit.
Christian Critics: No Thanks for New Movies
Yours, Mine & Ours, Rent, The Ice Harvest, Just Friends, In the Mix—;Christian film critics aren't happy with any of them. They're still more interested in Walk the Line, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Pride & Prejudice and Shopgirl.
Ricky Bobby's "Bawdy Absurdity"
Talladega Nights shifts into lowbrow. Barnyard moo-ves audiences. The Night Listener is spooky and baffling. The Descent falls into formula. Plus, more reviews of Scoop and Miami Vice.
A Good Week for Zombies and Pirates
"Christian critics are pleased to sail with Pirates of the Caribbean and Sinbad, but not quite so happy with T3: Rise of the Machines. They also debate the merits of 28 Days Later, and the sequels to Legally Blonde and Charlie's Angels."
Is Nicolas Cage a National Treasure?
Christian film critics review National Treasure, The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie, The Machinist, and more reviews of Kinsey, Finding Neverland, Sideways, Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason, Woman, Thou Art Loosed, After the Sunset, and Seed of Chucky.
Box Office Bank Robbers
Christian film critics are impressed with Spike Lee's heist movie, Inside Man. Plus, reviews of Thank You for Smoking, Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector, Stay Alive, and more reviews of V for Vendetta and Tsotsi.