I was fortunate to be a guest at Cinefantastique Online with their Spotlight Podcast 5-13.1 with the discussion of NOAH. I commented on the film as a piece of cinema, and was also able to provide some thoughts on interpreting biblical texts and how this relates to religious communities and film artistry. Listen here.
I was privileged to be a part of the "Tribute to Ray Harryhausen: CFQ Spotlight Podcast 4:19." My thanks to CFQ, Dan Persons, Steve Biodrowski and Lawrence French: It is not an understatement to say that, for many who work within the industry of fantastic film and those who cover it, Ray Harryhausen was one […]
The horror preferences of a younger generation, coupled with the continued popularity of "found footage" and demonic possession themes in horror, led to a great weekend at the box office for The Devil Inside. Although I haven't seen the film, I provided some input for the discussion at the Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast 3:1 on the […]
CFQ Spotlight Podcast 2:48.1 with a focus on Trek Nation and the legacy of Star Trek is now online at Cinefantastique Online. There I am a guest with regular contributors Dan Persons, Steve Biodrowski, and Larry French. Click here to enjoy the show.
My latest contribution to Cinefantastique Online is now available, an essay titled "THE RITE: Satan, Possession, and Unlikely Sources of Faith." From the introduction: The Devil and the related phenomenon of demonic possession, have been the source of several horror films for the years. Previous decades offered THE EXORCIST (1973), with its Roman Catholic perspective, […]
The Cinefantastique Podcast discussing the 2007 BBC production of Jekyll by Steven Moffat is now available. From CFQ's website: And the dream comes true for one young, idealistic podcast host. After months of campaigning, Dan finally gets a chance to bring Steven Moffat’s (DOCTOR WHO) BBC series, JEKYLL, to the table for an extended discussion. […]
I have been invited back as a guest for the Cinefantastique Podcast that will be recorded this Sunday and uploaded for listening at some point next week. The focus for our discussion is the interesting BBC television program Jekyll from 2007. As will inferred from the title of the program, it takes its inspiration from […]
Yesterday I was privileged to be a guest contributor for Cinefantastique Online with their Podcast 1:37. Here's the description from the website: Take a journey into the HEREAFTER on this week’s edition of the Cinefantastique Podcast. Special guest John W. Morehead, of Theofantastique, joins Dan Persons, Lawrence French, and Steve Biodrowski for an in-depth discussion […]
I didn't know my posted commentary would lead to a lively discussion in the blogosphere and on the broader Internet, but this seems to be the case. Over a year ago I started TheoFantastique as a way in which to express my appreciation for the fantastic, to probe in depth the various genres that make […]
My latest contribution to Cinefantastique Online is now available. I was privileged to cast my votes for the 2009 Wonder Awards for films of the fantastic, and in so doing I was part of a few who did so in ways that might be construed as inconsistent. As I wrote in the introduction of the article: As […]