Jim Carrey’s Latest Move: Weird, Brave, or Both?

It’s a controversy as old as Hollywood itself with a contemporary twist. Here is a scenario that occurs fairly routinely: an actor to completes work on a film, gets worried that it’s not going to turn out well, and trashes the film in advance of its release. The example that jumps to mind is Marlon…

Why I’m Worried About “Anchorman 2”

I don’t want to be a bummer, but I’m getting worried about Anchorman: The Legend Continues. Don’t misunderstand me: no matter what happens between now and December, I’m still going to go see it. I would probably plunk down $11.50 to watch Ron Burgundy mow his lawn for ninety minutes (somebody get to work on…

Top Five Conservative Movies: Part One

Movies with hidden political agendas have been making news lately. Last month, Movieguide, a non-profit website that reviews films from a Christian perspective, released a report demonstrating that movies that promote conservative values perform better at the box office than those that don’t. More recently, Lou Dobbs made headlines by suggesting that both “The Lorax” and…