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A Critic’s Favorites From the 21st Century

We film reviewers are not an easy bunch to satisfy. We look for originality, for proficiency, for heart. Story, performance, dialogue and visual majesty also play a role in our critiques. This is because we are film buffs at heart and we’ve seen just about every storyline...
A Critic’s Favorites From the Golden Age of Hollywood

We’re so bombarded by new entertainment from so many sources that it’s easy to forget classic films. But like great art, great music and great literature, the really good motion pictures from each genre and each decade not only entertain, they also reveal the sensibilities and ethics of their day.
On TV / DVD / Video
Turnaround Jake
Hollywood just never runs short of young lead guys willing to go through an entire movie with a four day growth of beard. I’ve discussed this often, but it sums up the shallowness of the production.
The Messengers
My question concerning The Messengers is just how much of God’s Word are we going to get from a series made by CBS and the Warner Bros.?
Killing Jesus
The National Geographic Channel presents Killing Jesus this Sunday, March 29th at 8/7C.
Libera: Angels Sing (Libera in America)
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the music stirs the heart both by way of their talent and the talents of the older folk who play the music and the masters who wrote it.


Articles, Commentaries, Interviews, and Other Musings from Preview Editor Phil Boatwright
What Do John Wayne and Lost in Space Have in Common?
When I was a boy, I saw some horror movie that gave me nightmares, leaving me scared of the dark for months. It was so bad I’d cover my head with the blanket at night. At the time, my family lived in Illinois, which could become quite warm in the summer, even late at night. So, there I’d be, on a hot, muggy summer’s night, cocooned in a thick blanket, with only a small opening to allow for air.
Bad Words Won't Make Your Ears Bleed
And as you well know, words that were once considered offensive are now pretty much a part of how your fellow classmates complete a simple declarative sentence. Maybe, you too. So what’s the big deal? They’re just words, right?
Where Was God?
...is a question that will come up in each life, for at some point we all have or will experience ordeal of some kind. During those moments a person feels vulnerable, alone, and God seems so quiet...

Are Faith-Based Films Becoming Too Socially Correct?
I have no hostility towards these well-intentioned filmmakers. However, after viewing these two productions, I’m reminded of how important it is to know the Bible, not just a storyteller’s concept of it.


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