Posts tagged "mormons"

The Religion of Twilight

by Tanya Erzen Last November, I sat in a theatre in South Jordan, Utah with 4,000 Twilight Moms, who had gathered for the weekend to celebrate the release of New Moon after two days of raucous pre-film festivities.  As I sat watching Eclipse, the newest film adaptation of Stephenie Meyer’s blockbuster Twilight series (in the six...

Mormons on Glenn Beck

McKay Coppins at Mormon Times asked his readers what they think of Glenn Beck.

It’s All Right Ma, They’re Only Mormons

A story that has been brewing in the pages of Rocky Mountain papers for weeks hits The Washington Times today, with Stephen Dinan’s report on a religious exemption provision to anti-immigration laws proposed by Utah Republican Senator Robert F. Bennett, and the counter-proposal made by Republican Colorado Representative Tom Tancredo, who denounced Bennett’s provision as...

Mormon “Cinema”

Sean P. Means dutifully lines up to do a Christians-in-Hollywood piece for the Salt Lake Tribune, appropriately about “Mormon Cinema” (which evidently requires capitalization — who knew?) Means shows us that Mormons like to make movies, that they can find financing and that they’re trying to go mainstream, i.e., reach audiences outside Utah. An annoying...