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Does Saved! Condemn Christian High Schools?Subscriber Access Only
News comes in on the most spiritual film of all time, the Best of 2003, and The Passion of the Christ. A pregnant teen is persecuted by gay-hating evangelical Christians in Saved! Religious press critics review The Big Bounce and The Perfect Score, and You Got Served, examine new DVD releases, consider nudity in Calendar Girls, argue over The Butterfly Effect, and highlight themes in Oscar-nominated films.
The Movie Director Who Made Me a PriestSubscriber Access Only
In a fascinating and sometimes off-the-wall interview, David O. Russell, director of I ♥ Huckabees, challenged my thinking—but not my faith—and gave me a clerical collar.
Moviemaking with a PurposeSubscriber Access Only
Comics are no laughing matter for Fantastic Four producer Ralph Winter, who will soon helm X-Men 3. Neither is his Christian faith.
'It's the Sanctity of Life'Subscriber Access Only
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.
Nudity, Murder, and Euthanasia ... Welcome to 2004Subscriber Access Only
While critics post 2003 favorites, and 2004's film calendar lurches into view, religious press critics consider Monster, Calendar Girls, The Barbarian Invasions.
Shrek 2 = Twice the Laughter, Troy Gets By on Achilles' AppealSubscriber Access Only
Christian critics are enchanted by Shrek 2, disenchanted by Troy and Breakin' All the Rules, and not entirely enthusiastic about Coffee and Cigarettes.
Harry Potter's Best Yet? Or His Worst?Subscriber Access Only
Christian film critics debate the pros and cons of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. Plus, more reviews of Saved! and Super Size Me.
A Formula Thriller, a Lousy Sequel, a Remake, and a RevisionSubscriber Access Only
Christian film critics review Cellular, Resident Evil: Apocalypse, Criminal, and THX 1138: The Director's Cut, What the #$*! Do We Know? Plus: Mean Creek, Paparazzi, Vanity Fair and The Cookout.
A Mother Tries to Prove that Her Son ExistsSubscriber Access Only
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.
First-Rate Million Dollar Baby Reaches Controversial ConclusionSubscriber Access Only
Religious press critics disagree with mainstream critics' on Million Dollar Baby's unethical "message," but not its superb artistry. Plus, Christian critics review The Sea Inside,and White Noise, and offer further reviews of Meet the Fockers, Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events, The Aviator, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, Beyond the Sea, and Ocean's Twelve.
Critics Assaulted by Precinct 13Subscriber Access Only
Critics survive Assault on Precinct 13 and Are We There Yet? Plus: More reviews of Million Dollar Baby, Hotel Rwanda, Coach Carter, Kinsey, and House of Flying Daggers.
Prejudice Drives Conflict in Kingdom of Heaven and CrashSubscriber Access Only
Kingdom of Heaven has religious critics fuming about unfairly anti-Christian portrayals. Crash explores racial prejudice. House of Wax is a sticky mess. Plus: Reviews of Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room and The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.
Is Revenge of the Sith "a Masterpiece" or "Inexcusably Bad"?Subscriber Access Only
Christian critics disagree in many ways over Star Wars, Episode Three. Plus, another prequel: Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist
The First Official Passion of the Christ Reviews … and 50 First DatesSubscriber Access Only
Moviegoers must wait a few more days for The Passion of the Christ, but the reviews are already coming in. Plus: Mel Gibson talks to PrimeTime, and the Passion debates continue. Meanwhile, Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore have 50 First Dates, and one Christian film critic wonders why viewers are ignoring Peter Pan.
Movies with MoralsSubscriber Access Only
Versatile director Danny Boyle, the man behind Millions, has made some inventive films that are quite steeped in stories of morality. But he's a little reluctant to admit it ….
Christians as a 'Niche' Market?Subscriber Access Only
The Biola Media Conference included lively debates about Hollywood's efforts to reach a Christian audience. The opportunities are exciting, but are the results much good?
Zombies Conquer Box Office, Topple PassionSubscriber Access Only
What Christian critics are saying about Dawn of the Dead, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Taking Lives, Secret Window, Agent Cody Banks 2, and The Passion.
"A Demon, A Princess, and Some Cows Walk into a Theatre ..."Subscriber Access Only
Critics review Hellboy, The Prince & Me, Home on the Range, and Walking Tall—;and can't get excited about any of them. Elsewhere, a movie about Mormons has style but lacks grace. Plus: More on Dogville and The Ladykillers.
Passion, a Teen Porn Star, and a Period PieceSubscriber Access Only
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.
I, Re-HashSubscriber Access Only
Will Smith's I, Robot is full of summer movie cliché s but lacks Asimov. A Cinderella Story gets bad reviews from all ages. The Door in the Floor leads to mixed reviews. Plus, Napoleon Dynamite, Maria Full of Grace, and Metallica: Some Kind of Monster.

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