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A criminal steals a baby. Are you laughing? A rabbi uses Jesus’ name in vain? Is that funny? Crucified crooks sing about the power of positive thinking. Offended yet? 
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My first New Yorker interview, and the title combines two things that drive me nuts: "Oscars" and the word "Christian" used as an adjective. Still, I'm grateful for the conversation that I had with writer Sam Sweet. So many people assume that Movieguide represents the way that Christians engage with cinema, but Sam was interested in learning that there are a lot of other Christians out there approaching art in much more rewarding ways.
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Hey guys... three pairs of Premium Earbuds for only ten bucks. I don't usually post deals on my social networking sites, but if you go through headphones like I do, and you have to think twice before you pay for coffee at Starbucks... this is worth doing.
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What's the difference between a review of Noah that's worth reading, and a review that wastes our time?
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My notes on tonight's Oscar ceremony... and my best-guess/worst-case-scenario prediction about what Hollywood will choose to reward with a Best Picture Oscar.
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My review of THE LEGO MOVIE, which I wrote while on vacation... because I love you. 
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My book Through a Screen Darkly was published in 2007. Here, on the occasion of its 7th birthday, author Martha Bayles, snatches the same title for her own book, published this month. I’m going to take that as a compliment.
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Lecturer & teacher seeking a chance to teach and write full-time. Novelist ("Auralia's Colors," "The Ale Boy's Feast"). Award-winning film reviewer (IMAGE, Paste, Christianity Today) and author of "Through a Screen Darkly." Blogger: jeffreyoverstreet.com
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Teacher and lecturer on creative writing (fiction, creative nonfiction), film interpretation and criticism, creativity, and the power of play. Seeking a place to teach and write full-time.

Author of the novels "Auralia's Colors," "Cyndere's Midnight," "Raven's Ladder," and "The Ale Boy's Feast" (The Waterbrook Multnomah Publishing Gruop) as well as a memoir of dangerous moviegoing called "Through a Screen Darkly" (Regal Books).

Contributing editor to Seattle Pacific University's Response magazine; project manager in University Communications office.

Film critic at LookingCloser.org and Imagejournal.org. (Formerly a film critic and columnist for Christianity Today, 2000-2009, print and online)

Married to poet / freelance editor / gardener extraordinaire Anne Maureen Doe Overstreet, author of "Delicate Machinery Suspended" (T.S. Poetry Press, 2011).

Blogger: Looking Closer with Jeffrey Overstreet

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