Tag Archives: film

God dances awkwardly in Hollywood

More to the point, Hollywood dances around the God issue in films and isn’t always sure who should be leading.. the filmmakers or the audience they hope to pitch it to. I found an interesting piece at Get Religion about … Continue reading

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“Why can’t the media be on our side?” — Because sex sells

Email Brigade has some anti-copy thing on it, so I can’t easily quote Marsha West’s article titled Tinseltown is on a mission to sexualize young girls. She includes some stats from the Parents TV Council’s recent study regarding this, taken … Continue reading

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Women in film, beauty or utility?

The author of this piece I found at Hathor Legacy discusses the issue she has with women portrayed in movies, but not just women – any one that isn’t a white man. I think the term “politically correct” has lost … Continue reading

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“Reel religion” and the art of holy film posters

I’ve written about religion-inspired movie posters before but I’ve come across another interesting article about the Berkeley collection so consider this an impromptu part two. Father Michael Morris claims that much of the stage and costume designs that went into … Continue reading

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I went to see Shutter Island yesterday

and while I could be all spoilerific with it, I won’t bother. I’ll just describe it as one of those shows where it’s either going to unfold this way, or that way. If you guess right (and haven’t read the … Continue reading

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