Category Archives: Film

Ten Things I Hate About Commandments (Very Funny)

This video is a very funny mock movie preview. Definitely worth viewing! I especially like the Samuel L. Jackson line from Pulp Fiction. (Comes via Targuman) Tags: humour, ten commandments, film, OT epic

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The Da Vinci Dud?

I guess “the critics” (who exactly are “the critics”?) didn’t care for Ron Howard’s The Da Vinci Code. It premiered at the 59th Cannes Film Festival yesterday (17 May 2006) and was panned by most critics according to Reuters. That … Continue reading

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Original Star Wars DVD Sets to be Released (Finally)

Good news for those of us who were weaned on the original Star Wars motion pictures — LucasFilm is releasing DVDs containing the original Star Wars films this fall! No more having to watch Han acting in self defence when … Continue reading

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50th Anniversary Collection of De Mille’s The Ten Commandments

Paramount Home Video is releasing a special 50th anniversary collection that includes both of Cecil B. DeMille‘s films about Moses and the exodus from Egypt (Buy from Amazon.ca | Buy from Amazon.com). The main attraction is a new transfer of … Continue reading

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King Saul on the Silver Screen: An Early Film about Saul and David

I recently bought on eBay a DVD with a silent film from the early 1900s about Saul and David. The amateur DVD is entitled, “Early Religious Films” and besides the film on Saul and David, it includes two other early … Continue reading

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Films with Faith: A Recent Article

The Philidelphia Inquirer has a brief article by Kristin E. Holmes entitled “Films with Faith: Several Groups Picked their Top Movies Based on Spiritual and Religious Content, [and] Values.” In the article, Holmes underscores the revival (!) of interest in … Continue reading

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Movies Worth Watching (Oscars, Razzies, and Essential Films Follow-Up)

Tonight The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will put on their yearly spectacle called the Oscars. I may watch the 78th Annual Academy Awards tonight, though I find the actual award ceremony to be way too long and … Continue reading

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The Last Temptation of Christ Reviewed at Bible Films Blog

Matt Page at Bible Films Blog has an excellent discussion of Martin Scorsese’s The Last Temptation of Christ (1988; IMDb; Buy from Amazon.ca or Amazon.com). While I appreciate this film, I have to admit that everytime I have watched it … Continue reading

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Essential Films of 2005 for Theologians – Extended Edition

As a companion piece to my previous post, “Essential Films for Theologians: The ‘Director’s Cut’,” I thought I would also provide a list of my “Essential Films of 2005 for Theologians.” As with my first list, this was a guest … Continue reading

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Essential Films for Theologians: The “Director’s Cut”

Ben Myers over at Faith and Theology had asked me to contribute an entry on film to his “Essential… for Theologians” series. I was honoured to be asked and have spent some time formulating my list. My original list may … Continue reading

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