In ‘Hurt Locker’ realism is the special effect

Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal talk about their movie Today, The Hurt Locker expands from Los Angeles and New York City to more cities around the United States. From beginning to end, it is an eye-opening, teeth-clenching thriller about a U.S. Army bomb squad, formally classified as Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD). “This film is intense, but […]

‘Take my voice with you’

The beauty of immutable truth commands a certain silence, and this paradox is reason to see The Stoning of Soraya M., which opens today in select movie theaters across the United States. This film couldn’t be more timely as our good brothers and sisters in Iran struggle valiantly to triumph over evil. The Stoning of […]

Gary Sinise and ‘Brothers at War’

Here’s the story published by National Catholic Register: Gary Sinise and Filmmakers Reveal Faith BY ANITA CRANE, REGISTER CORRESPONDENT March 15-21, 2009 Issue | Posted 3/6/09 at 7:04 AM WASHINGTON, D.C. — Behind the new film Brothers at War, which was scheduled to open in theaters March 13, are two Catholic stories. One is that […]

The woman behind ‘An American Carol’

By Anita Crane Published 10/3/2008 12:08:42 AM If you couldn’t stomach the thought of seeing Robert Redford’s Lions for Lambs or Brian De Palma’s Redacted, consider treating yourself to An American Carol, which opens in movie theaters today. This gutsy satire by David Zucker challenges Michael Moore, Rosie O’Donnell, Barack Obama, the ACLU, the Recreate […]

Behind the scenes of ‘Fireproof’ with Kirk Cameron

Most Hollywood movies disappoint us with anti-heroes, but Kirk Cameron comes to the rescue in “Fireproof: Never Leave Your Partner Behind,” a Provident Films/Sony BMG release due in American movie theaters on September 26.
Kirk Cameron gave me a beautiful, exclusive interview about the movie, his conversion from atheist to Christian faith and how it changed his life and work.