Steven Spielberg's newest film, "Ready Player One," misses the mark and leaves much to be desired.
In his book, "Movies Are Prayers: How Films Voice Our Deepest Longings,"Josh Larsen argues that because movies are prayers, we should pay attention to them as if they are prayers.
Star Wars’ popularity means—for better or for worse—that it’s one of the most well-known stories in human history. I’m only talking numbers: 7.5 billion people on Earth today, far more than any previous era. A fifth of them, which I think is a conservative estimate, are probably aware of Star Wars, a good portion of them having seen the movies and experienced the decades-long marketing hype.
Josh Larsen, film critic and author, shares his top ten movie picks of 2016.
As someone who works in the medium of film and video, I find it disconcerting for people to assume I’m not creating Christian art because my films aren’t full of Bible verses or don’t contain the shadow of a cross falling across someone’s face at a crucial moment.
We live at the intersection of several important events: the rise of the TV serial, the self-assertion of cable networks, the advent of streaming and binge-watching. What does all this change and even power shift mean?