All posts from “The Wrestler”

Getting into the Spirit

February 23, 2009 12:41 AM

We're less than an hour away from the start of the Oscars, but less than 24 hours ago, the best independent films and performances of the year were recognized at last night's Spirit Awards. It's a more freewheeling show than...

God and the Oscars

February 18, 2009 5:32 PM

ReligionLink, which helps to keep journalists aware of stories with spiritual angles, writes: "The 81st annual Academy Awards ceremony is this Sunday, and as always there are plenty of religious issues to provide a substantive backdrop to the red-carpet...

Did We Miss the Religion of 'The Wrestler'?

February 18, 2009 6:01 AM

In a commentary for Religion Dispatches, S. Brent Plate writes that our review of The Wrestler missed the film's religious references. "How did reviewers from the New York Times to Christianity Today miss the obvious religious references in this Oscar-nominated...