Indie Filmmaking: How Not to Suck!

The low cost of film equipment and the digital revolution have brought filmmaking to the masses. However, there is still a great divide between making films that look and feel like professional movies versus somebody’s backyard hobby. When you...

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Review: Retribution

Overview Retribution is an English film made by director Christine Edwards. On iTunes you can find the following description; "After her parents die suddenly just as she is about to go to music college, Naomi is drawn to Raphael, a quiet...

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Review: The Atoning

Overview The Atoning is a horror thriller film with the following description from IMDB, “While they are haunted by ghostly apparitions, two parents try to protect their young son from a dark secret that could destroy their family.” This is...

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Why I’m Done With Star Wars & Doctor Who

When I was a kid, after I watched Return of the Jedi, I asked my mom, “Will they always make Star Wars movies?” I don’t know if she was prescient of the future or just telling me what I...

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Pride and Prejudice, and Empathy

Pride and Prejudice is a very popular book that was made into a well-known mini-series, and of course spoofed later as a zombie movie. But zombies aside, you can probably guess from the title what the book is about....

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What About All the Problems in the World?

As I’ve been reminded by looking at Facebook for just a few minutes, there are real problems in this world. We have homelessness, racism, division, and a drug epidemic just to name a few. There’s political, racial, economic and...

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Other Questions The Shack Raises

The Shack, believe it or not, has brought up some good questions and may bring some informative but not easy answers. At first, I was thinking, how would I advertise a big-budget Christian movie? My first thoughts were ones...

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The Gospel According to Lego

The Lego Movie, the original one that is, may have been the best Christian movie ever made. I know it doesn’t have a 4-point Gospel message, (not that there’s anything wrong with that) and I’m not saying there is...

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