Tag Archive: FILM


Humphrey Carpenter tells a story in his book The Inklings of a conversation between J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, and Hugo Dyson. The conversation is significant because it essentially is what led Lewis to… Continue reading

Thoughts on Jason Retiman’s UP IN THE AIR

At the risk of looking like I am jumping on the band wagon, I wish to offer my praise for Jason Reitman’s UP IN THE AIR. This was the first film that I… Continue reading

Thoughts on John Lee Hancock’s THE BLINDSIDE

I had no plans to see this film. I was talked in to it by people whose cinematic opinions I trust. Once I was in the theater and saw John Lee Hancock’s name… Continue reading

Thoughts on Chris Weitz’s NEW MOON

Since I am currently working on a book dealing with faith and the current vampire craze in pop culture, I will save all metaphoric connections and more in-depth thoughts for my longer work.… Continue reading

Thoughts on Lee Daniels’ PRECIOUS

I have often looked at some who’s lives have intersected with my own and asked how people keep their dreams alive. Hope is a powerful force. Sometimes people don’t need much to believe… Continue reading

Thoughts on Lars Van Trier’s ANTICHRIST

Lars Van Trier has been a filmmaker that has long troubled me. I have a bit of a love/hate relationship with his work. I had a conversation with a friend this week who… Continue reading

“BETTY FORD AND I” nears completion

Today, my scriptwriting partner, Pete Schwartz, and I locked in what will likely be the final changes on our first feature together titled BETTY FORD AND I. Once we have it registered with… Continue reading