C.S. Lewis’ The Great Divorce One Step Closer to the Big Screen

Recently Eric Metaxas interviewed author and filmmaker N.D. Wilson. Wilson is a prolific author. (Why is “prolific” always used in sentences like this? Is creativity unacceptable when authors describe other authors? Isn’t it time for some wordsmithing? Anyway …) Wilson, the prolific author, or as he prefers it, “Captain Awesomesauce,” has written many excellent books […]

“Simul justus et peccator. Simul frozen et unfrozen.”

Over at EerdWord, Rachel Bomberger has written a riveting piece on the Lutheran theology of Disney’s Frozen. Really, this is a fascinating read. Here’s an excerpt: Elsa is Everyman. She’s you. She’s me. (Only blonder and skinnier and with a flawless complexion. Sigh.) At the beginning of the movie, she is as innocent as Adam […]

Missing the Point of Frozen (Featuring the Voice of “Adele Dazeem”)

Just read this over at The Gospel Coalition: The bright spot in this insufferably cold winter has been the success of the movie, Frozen, considered one of the best Disney films in decades. We took the family to see the film on Thanksgiving weekend, fully expecting the common, tired storyline of a princess being true to herself and […]

Professor Moriarty and Human Depravity

Professor James Moriarty is, of course, the archenemy of detective Sherlock Holmes in the classic tales of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Moriarty is a criminal mastermind, described by Holmes as the “Napoleon of crime.”  The miscreant makes a stunning entrance in the newest Sherlock Holmes film, A Game of Shadows–it’s quite an unforgettable scene when Moriarty first appears in the restaurant.  I’ve […]