11 May 2004

All the Pretty Horses (2000)

[This review was first published at the original Looking Closer website in December 2000.] – What a shame. All the Pretty Horses, director Billy Bob Thornton’s adaptation of the great Cormac McCarthy novel, must have been a marvelous film. But this is not that film. This feature-length montage of scenes

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11 May 2004

The Ladykillers (2004)

[Jeffrey’s review of The Ladykillers was originally published at Christianity Today on March 26, 2004.] – This is not the first time moviegoers have seen Tom Hanks secretly tunnel through the earth beneath a stranger’s house. In 1989’sThe ‘Burbs, a subversive comedy  by Joe Dante about eccentric criminals in a friendly suburban neighborhood,

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11 May 2004

Todd Komarnicki: Producer, Director, Writer—and Believer

My interview with Todd Komarnicki, the producer of the holiday-season comedy Elf (starring Will Ferrell), was published at Christianity Today on November 11, 2003.

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11 May 2004

Overstreet’s Favorite Recordings: 2003

1. Over the Rhine…..Ohio Over the Rhine celebrate their tenth album by making it a double. What we get is one of the most powerful discs they’ve ever recorded, the soulful gospel/folk/rock that they do best. That disc is followed by another, more adventurous and experimental effort. Karin Bergquist sings

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