'Film' Archive

Capitalism: A Love Story

September 27th, 2009 / Film / 18 comments

I've never been a huge Michael Moore fan. Still, his latest documentary Capitalism: A Love Story is powerful and entertaining. ...

Religulous Is Riling Believers

October 6th, 2008 / Film, Newswire, Religion / 8 comments

Jacques Berlinerlblau, program director and associate professor of Jewish Civilization at the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, thinks Religulous is like screaming "suicide ...

The Golden Compass

December 11th, 2007 / Film, Religion / 13 comments

[***Contains Spoilers***] Let me just say how sick I am of the Monday morning quarterbacks who give bad reviews with smart-ass titles like "The Golden Compass ...

Donovan, Lynch to Open Meditation University

November 3rd, 2007 / Celebrities, Film, Newswire / 8 comments

“For a country the size of Scotland it would take only 250 students meditating to protect Scotland from its enemies and to bring peace, to stop violence and drug abuse,” ...

Pullman Has ‘em Running Scared

October 11th, 2007 / Atheism, Film, Newswire, Religion / 2 comments

The folks at the Catholic League for Civil Rights, who are never shy about attacking films they believe promote an anti-Catholic agenda, have November's release of The Golden Compass directly ...

Sex video causes outrage in Nigeria’s Muslim north

August 13th, 2007 / Film, Newswire, Religion, Religion Inspired Murders, Society / 20 comments

ABUJA (Reuters) - An amateur video of a northern Nigerian film actress in a sex scene has caused a public outcry in the Muslim north, prompting a movie industry body ...

The Devil’s Advocate

July 20th, 2007 / Film / 7 comments

It's coming up on the 10th anniversary of the release of one of my favorite films of all time. I was reminded of this by a ...

Religious Reaction to Film is Revealing

January 24th, 2007 / Film, Religion / 12 comments

The religious outcry about the screening of the film Hounddog at Sundance is only the latest wrinkle in religious hypocrisy. It reveals some severely misplaced priorities. In Hounddog, child actor ...

Quotable Quotes from “The Island”

October 24th, 2006 / Film / 4 comments

Announcer: You have a very special purpose in life. You've been chosen. The Island awaits you. ________________ Clone: "Who's God?" Steve Buscemi: "When you close your eyes, and you wish really, really hard ...

Parental Advisory for Religion

June 7th, 2006 / Film, Religion / 5 comments

I've long called for a "parental advisory" as to the dangers religion and religious indoctrination poses to young children. Recently, the MPAA took a small but welcome step in that ...

McKellen Blasts Bible as Fiction

May 17th, 2006 / Film, Religion / No comments

Sir Ian McKellen has guaranteed himself the eternal wrath of christians worldwide. On the "Today" show with Matt Lauer, he participated in this exchange:"There have been calls from some ...

Fighting New Fiction with Old

May 10th, 2006 / Film, Religion / 2 comments

The Greek Orthodox Church has joined the chorus of voices condemning the Da Vinci Code in recent weeks. A leaflet passed ...

Brokeback Mountain

January 22nd, 2006 / Film / 9 comments

A vitally important, visually stunning, socially conscious, emotionally wrenching love story, that I predict will win the Oscar for best picture of 2005. The film Brokeback Mountain is very powerful. It's ...

Quills

October 1st, 2001 / Film / 1 comment

It is a cliche that every generation thinks it's invented sex. Of course the same could be said for the other universal elements of human nature: hypocrisy, greed, lust for ...

Dangerous Beauty

September 1st, 2001 / Film / No comments

Everyone remembers Catherine McCormack as Mel Gibson's beautiful love in Braveheart whose throat was brutally slashed at the beginning of the film. This helped fuel Gibson's fierce warrior persona as ...