Many pro athletes convicted of a crime are sentenced to a lame excuse for "community service." It's time for the legal system to show a little backbone.
An Affair to Remember
Scriptwriter and Calvin College grad Geert Heetebrij just released his first full-length film, a delightful romantic comedy called A Foreign Affair. We recently talked with him about the movie.
The Man Behind the Wardrobe
C. S. Lewis, author of The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe—a feature film coming to theaters soon—was "the best Christian I've ever known," says Douglas Gresham, stepson to the famous writer. (Part 1)
Narnia: 'The Pressure Is Insane'
So says Walden Media President Micheal Flaherty, who's feeling the heat to get The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe exactly right. But Flaherty promises audiences a "fantastic, faithful adaptation."
Fox Feeds the Flock
With the recent launch of FoxFaith, Twentieth Century Fox declared that it's serious about reaching the Christian market. But will the movies be any good? We asked one of their vice presidents.
The Devil Made Him Do It
Daniel Johnston, whose songs have been covered by everyone from Beck to Wilco, has battled his inner demons for years. Just ask the filmmaker who documented his life story.
Sticking It ... in Hollywood
After an all-star gymnastics career in college, Maddy Curley, a devout Christian, has landed her first major film role-in Stick It, a new movie about, yep, gymnastics.
A Rich Retelling
Screenwriter Mike Rich faced a daunting task in bringing Joseph and Mary—and Christ's birth—to cinematic life, but he felt led to do it anyway. The result, The Nativity Story, hits theaters in December.
Little House Meets Sin City
That's how screenwriter Geert Heetebrij describes The Interior, a unique new film about Christian missionaries that's being released in weekly episodes exclusively online.
Spidey Gets Spiritual
As Spider-Man 3 releases to theaters, director Sam Raimi and cast talk about the biblical themes and spiritual imagery in the movies—especially in the latest chapter.
Down with Da Vinci!
I can't think of a better way to respond to the upcoming movie,The Da Vinci Code
Whither Frodo and Jesus?
How could the American Film Institute have missed The Return of the King when picking its list of the 100 Most Inspiring Films of All Time? And not a single movie about Jesus? What's up with THAT?
Bees, but No Bible
Faith-based marketing companies are pitching The Secret Life of Bees to church leaders with a "Bible study" that has no evangelical content—or Scripture.
No Doubt About It
John Patrick Shanley, writer/director of Doubt, is certain of one thing: We should embrace our doubts, and not be so certain about anything.
No Ordinary Folk
Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Roger McGuinn, formerly of The Byrds, is still making great music—while trying to keep the tradition of folk tunes alive and well through his website.