As a cineaste, I respond to all elements of a motion picture. I enjoy quality writing, rich performances, gripping music and sublime photography. I also like to watch [stuff] blow up, Orcs fight Elves and […]
In connection with this week’s DVD release of Amazing Grace, a national publicist arranged for Past the Popcorn Managing Editor Greg Wright to speak with Chip Flaherty, one of Walden Media’s Vice Presidents – and […]
“If he were around, Virgil would be at a Friday night showing of Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium.”
Rob Holding of New Zealand’s Rhema (Christian radio network) got the chance to interview Amazing Grace director Michael Apted about the film. Amazing Grace will hit the cinemas of New Zealand soon.
James Basker, Professor of Literary History at Barnard College, is the president of the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, which recently began featuring an online exhibit, “Wilberforce, Lincoln, and the Abolition of Slavery.” In […]
The prolific filmmaker mentioned Amazing Grace, his upcoming historic drama about British politician William Wilberforce, who helped abolish the slave trade in the UK during the early 19th Century. Considering Apted’s extensive background making historic […]
Now, he’s starring in Michael Apted’s historic drama Amazing Grace, playing a different kind of hero in the form of William Wilberforce, the leader of the British abolition movement who made it his life’s work […]
We were graciously given the opportunity to interview WETA’s Matt Aitken for their work on Bridge to Terabithia. When I got the call, I wasn’t ready to record it, but went ahead with the interview […]
Katherine Paterson, whose children’s book, Bridge to Terabithia, is now a film coming to theaters this week, says kid lit doesn’t have to be “safe.” After all, the Bible sure isn’t.
From the imaginations of AnnaSophia Robb and Josh Hutcherson, comes the new film, Bridge to Terabithia. But, those creatures didn’t just come out of no where – the good people at WETA worked tirelessly to […]