Israel plays role in 'World War Z'

by Drew Zahn -- Week after week in this column, I make the point that there's no such thing as "just a movie." As an art form, films necessarily either reveal or more…

'Man of Steel' is man of God

by Drew Zahn -- In "Man of Steel," young Clark Kent must train his senses, lest his super-hearing and X-ray vision all fire at once, leaving him overwhelmed by the overload. Likewise, more…

Jesus Christ: The bare naked truth

by Marisa Martin -- Edward Knippers has been making Jesus naked for at least 30 years. A pillar of contemporary Christian art, Knippers consistently paints raw and often disturbing images of Jesus, more…

U.S. superheroes bow to Islam, but this 1 refuses

by Marisa Martin -- [caption id="attachment_449857" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Bosch Fawstin and his art"][/caption] "Kwak! Ouch! Please don't kill me! Ah-h-h-h … oink?" If a cartoonist wages an anti-jihad campaign featuring a piggish more…

Father, son and unholy spirit?

by Drew Zahn -- At its heart, the new, Will Smith movie "After Earth" is a story about a father and son's estrangement and subsequent reconciliation. Or is it? Reports from the more…

'Green' cabal forcing people off their land

by Jim Fletcher -- Normally, I don't pay much attention to book endorsements, but one for Elizabeth Nickson's "Eco-Fascists: How Radical Conservationists Are Destroying Our Natural Heritage" stands out (because after reading more…