The success of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe film drove Disney and Walden Media to bring the second book of The Chronicles of Narnia to the big screen this spring: Prince Caspian. But the filmmakers knew that it could not just be as good. It had to be better.
- May 14, 2008 |
Life under the Castro regime has been so intolerable that the probability of perishing at sea, while trying to make it from Cuba to the United States, actually pales in comparison. The riveting new documentary, Shoot Down, gives us several unforgettable images—ones you won’t see anywhere else. You’ll shake your head in amazement.
- April 24, 2008 |
Salem radio talk show host Mike Gallagher recently interviewed Ben Stein about his new movie “Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed.” The movie takes a critical look at Darwinism and the suppression of academic freedom.
- April 21, 2008 |
The San Antonio Independent Christian Film Festival will award $101,000 – the single largest film festival prize in the world – to the best Christian film of 2008, one that promotes a clearly Biblical message with artistic excellence.
- April 14, 2008 |
Now starring in Disney’s College Road Trip with Martin Lawrence and Raven Symone, ‘70s teen heart throb Donny Osmond shares how he landed the part and how, as the father of five sons (and new grandfather), he finds balance in the midst of the busyness.
- March 07, 2008 |
Because There Will Be Blood vividly depicts the violence, lust and greed which accompany an oil man’s descent, many Christians see in it no socially or spiritually redeeming value. I disagree.
- February 27, 2008 |
Which films will be chosen when the winners are revealed during the 80th Annual Academy Awards telecast? The top nominees capture a year in which some of our best filmmakers produced work of exceptional quality, and, perhaps by accident, films of theological mysteriousness.
- February 20, 2008 |
To pick our favorite movies of the year, we examine the message of the film and how it supports (even accidentally) the Christian worldview. We consider how a film handles the underlying moral issues involved. And we certainly don’t forsake the art of filmmaking. With that in mind, we present to you our favorite movies of 2007.
- January 22, 2008 |
Even though Denzel Washington has a penchant for portraying some pretty intense characters on the big screen, he was the picture of composure at a recent press junket in Los Angeles for The Great Debaters.
- December 22, 2007 |
Academy Award-winning actor Nicolas Cage recently met with reporters in Los Angeles to promote National Treasure: Book of Secrets, in which he goes on a hunt for a long lost tome of secrets called “the presidents book” in order to clear his family name.
- December 17, 2007 |
Want a fresh take on Philip Pullman's infamous books and the corresponding new movie? Crosswalk's editors embark upon an in-depth discussion.
Is The Golden Compass a threat? Will it lead children away from a personal knowledge of God? Or, will it become a key opportunity to talk to children about the real adventure of knowing a living God who wants to know them in a personal way?
What if you could have one more day with someone who passed away? This is the question posed in an upcoming television movie based on the book by Mitch Albom, “For One More Day,” airing this Sunday night, December 9 on ABC.
If The Golden Compass is a lie passing itself off as truth, is the appropriate course for us to run from it, to bury our heads in the cultural sand, pretending that, if ignored, challenges to the faith aren’t real?
- November 30, 2007 |
He’s known for his seduction scenes on the small screen, but behind the scenes, Patrick Dempsey prefers playing daddy. That’s the main reason this Grey’s Anatomy star auditioned for Enchanted, Disney’s delightful new fairy tale film.
- November 19, 2007 |
Most people in the faith community have been focusing on the message of Bella. But we should also commend the way it has been produced. This is what will draw non-Christians to see it, and it is what has earned the movie a surprising level of success at the box office.
- November 08, 2007 |
Only with strong opening numbers can Bella gain access to the greater number of screens across the country, so essential to box office success. And the decision will be made by moviegoers like you and like me.
- October 25, 2007 |
Despite the hype, some stars really are just like us. Ask Steve Carell, who stars in Touchstone Pictures’ new film, Dan in Real Life, as a widow with three teenage girls who inadvertently falls in love with his brother’s new girlfriend.
- October 22, 2007 |
When Charlie Richards, creator of the Christian animated series, Life at the Pond, first moved to Hollywood, he thought he’d spend the rest of his life writing television for grown-ups—not making videos for children.
- October 15, 2007 |
Who isn’t fascinated by the world of multiples? Thank goodness Discovery Health Channel’s Jon & Kate Plus 8 is back, with six-year-old twin daughters Cara and Mady and the busy sextuplets who are celebrating their third birthdays.
- October 01, 2007 |