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Posts By Cinema & New Media Arts

Thoughts on "To the Wonder"

April 12, 2013 |

Terrence Malick’s new film, To the Wonder, premieres this weekend. The latest from the acclaimed filmmaker of The Tree of Life, The Thin Red Line, and Badlands, is already prompting quite nuanced …

A Tribute to Edith Schaeffer

April 5, 2013 |

Jake Meador writes on Edith (and Francis) Schaeffer over at Mere Orthodoxy.

Without the Schaeffers, I sincerely wonder if we’d have magazines like Relevant and Cardus or journals like Books & Culture or the Mars

Longing for Eden

April 4, 2013 |

Musician Andrew Peterson talks to Petar Nenadov for The Gospel Coalition:

At the beginning of your recent album you quote J. R. R. Tolkien—”we all long for Eden, and we are constantly glimpsing it: our whole

Spitballing Indy

April 1, 2013 |

The New Yorker highlights early story meeting transcripts for Raiders of the Lost Ark:

Over the intervening decades of enormous wealth and success, both Lucas and Spielberg have carefully tended their public images, so there is …

The Underrated “You’ve Got Mail”

March 25, 2013 |

Tina Hassannia on You’ve Got Mail (1998):

Considering how much technology has permeated our culture in the last decade and how much it continues to evolve through transient shibboleths, a film like You’ve Got Mail seems …

Whit Stillman Interview

March 20, 2013 |

The Seventh Art recently produced this in-depth video interview with filmmaker Whit Stillman (Damsels in Distress, Metropolitan, Last Days of Disco, Barcelona).

Whit Stillman is an American filmmaker whose four films are comedic investigations …

On ‘Radical’ Christianity

March 18, 2013 |

Matthew Lee Anderson critiques the idea of “radical” faith in Christianity Today:

Interior-oriented movements can generate a lot of energy initially. But the gospel is supposed to create a culture, and a culture takes root only …

“Anna Karenina” Interview

March 14, 2013 |

At the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2012, DP/30 filmed this video interview with Anna Karenina director Joe Wright and cast members Keira Knightley (Anna Karenina), Jude Law (Karenin), and Aaron Taylor-Johnson (Vronsky).…

“Andrei Rublev” and Vocation

March 13, 2013 |

Daniel Siedell writes about The Passion of Andrei Rublev (1966) at Cultivare:

Tarkovsky narrates Rublev’s spiritual crisis brought on by a call from the Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius outside of Moscow, the spiritual center of …