On December 4, 2013 In Art, Creationism, Evangelicalism, Featured, History, Literature and Reading, Movie Reviews, Myth, Opinion, Toledo Faith and Values
This week I have a piece on Aronofsky’s upcoming movie, “Noah,” over at our local hub for the Religion News Service, Toledo Faith & Values. In it I look at early evangelical criticism of the film—which won’t release until 2014—and what it will take for Noah to be an epic movie. I’m not one to
Two hours of special effects and story telling (or lack thereof) in most of the Marvel movies could never compete with the depth of many short films. (Then again, we don’t watch Marvel movies for that reason anyway.) Below are three short films that capture the complexity of human emotion in the face of
While it’s been on my to-see list, I just recently found time to watch Kumaré: The True Story of a False Prophet (released in June 2012 in the U.S.). Its 84 minutes are a fascinating study of human nature, especially in terms of our desire to find a higher power or force that guides
Another Earth is a beautiful movie that asks the viewer to take a leap into a universe that may not be plausible, but where the individuals are very real.