Managing Editor Greg Wright is the author of Peter Jackson in Perspective: The Power Behind Cinema’s The Lord of the Rings (Hollywood Jesus Books, 2004), as well as Tolkien in Perspective: Sifting the Gold from the Glitter (VMI, 2003). Greg has been an editor at HollywoodJesus.com for a decade, and has degrees in Literature, Computer Science, and Theology. He is also an ordained minister in the dramatic arts. For more details, see his complete profile as well as the archive of his reviews at PTP. Also check out Greg’s extensive coverage of the Lord of the Rings films, plus his pre-PTP backlog of reviews and articles.
Senior Editor Jenn Wright is an editor and writer with degrees in Literature and Theology. Also an editor with Hollywood Jesus for several years, she contributed regularly to the online journal After Eden until it ceased publication in 2005, and also contributed to The Da Vinci Code Adventure (Hollywood Jesus Books, 2006). In her spare time, Jenn is a professional photographer. For more details, see her complete profile as well as the archive of her reviews at PTP. Also check out Jenn’s blog covering her journey with gastroparesis, plus her pre-PTP backlog of reviews and articles.
A self-described movie geek, Senior Writer Jeff Walls majored in Film Studies at the University of Utah. He also studied at the Seattle Film Institute, where he worked on short films in every capacity from lighting and acting to writing and directing. For several years, Jeff ran seattlemoviecritic.com, and is now an official DVD-aholic who works in the insurance industry. For more of Jeff’s writing, see his full archive of reviews at PTP, and his extensive archive of pre-PTP work at AllMoviePortal.com. He also blogs about movies for The Seattle Post-Intelligencer and contributes to Hollywood Jesus.
Senior Writer Kathy Bledsoe contributed to Two Roads Through Narnia (Hollywood Jesus Books, 2005). She has a degree in Theology from Puget Sound Christian College in Everett, Washington, and studied English Lit during her first tour of higher education. She is also an office administrator for the Highline School District. For more details, see her complete profile as well as the archive of her reviews at PTP. Also check out Kathy’s contributions to the Chronicles of Narnia coverage at Hollywood Jesus, plus her pre-PTP backlog of reviews and articles.
Senior Writer Mike Smith was a popular interviewer during his two-year tenure as a writer with HollywoodJesus.com. He is an entrepreneur with long experience in the shipping container industry, among other ventures, and served for a number of years as Prayer Deacon with his wife Sandy at Harambee Church in Renton, Washington, where the two also led one of the church’s worship bands. Currently, he is in Real Estate sales. For more details, see his complete profile as well as the archive of his reviews at PTP. Also check out Mike’s pre-PTP backlog of reviews and articles.
Senior Writer and site designer Mike Brunk is an avid motorcyclist, target shooter, computer geek, theatre director, photographer, and more. A Boeing tech guru, blogger, and artist, Mike claims to have too many hobbies. Of late, he has become more avidly involved in his favorite hobby, photography. For more details, see his complete profile and the archive of his reviews at PTP. Also check out Mike’s pre-PTP backlog of reviews and articles.
Contributor Mike Gunn, cofounder of Seattle’s Mars Hill Church and pastor at Harambee Church in Renton, received his Master of Divinity in Biblical Studies from Talbot University and his Master of Theology in Missiology from Regent College. The primary author of The Da Vinci Code Adventure (Hollywood Jesus Books, 2006), Mike also contributed regularly to the online journal After Eden until it ceased publication in 2005. For more of Mike’s writing, see his full archive of reviews at PTP.
Contributor George Rosok received his B. A. in journalism from the University of Montana. A contributor to Two Roads Through Narnia (Hollywood Jesus Books, 2005), George is also active from time to time in community theatre, and is a manager in the telecommunications industry. For more of George’s writing, see his full archive of reviews at PTP. Also check out George’s pre-PTP backlog of reviews and articles.
An aspiring young writer, contributor Matt Brunk spends his time studying the visual arts, citing favorites ranging from John Carpenter’s They Live to the modern classic and briefly-aired television series Firefly. A new recruit to the U.S. Army, when he’s not watching a favorite film for the hundredth time, he’s working on an ever-increasing library of personal projects spanning from writing short fiction to graphic design and the musical arts. Even amidst a less-than-busy lifestyle, he still finds time to play with his cat… often against his will. For more of Matt’s writing, see his full archive of reviews at PTP.
As a media producer, contributor Jennie Spohr enjoys teaching about how film, theology, and faith can and do come together. She has been involved with the Seattle film community since 1999, when she produced her own short Greenlake Mosca Amor. She currently produces the live show and podcast The Kindlings Muse with Dick Staub where, with Greg Wright and Jeffrey Overstreet, she also appears on the quarterly movie show. Jennie is also a Justice Advocate with International Justice Mission, and an ordained minister with the PC(USA). Jennie currently lives in Seattle with her husband, cat, and toddler. For more of Jennie’s writing, see her full archive of reviews at PTP.
Conbtributor Dacia Ray is a freelance writer and editor, working on publications for the Yale University Art Gallery, Seattle Business Monthly, and Methodologie. She recently returned to the Seattle area from New York City where she worked on a trade magazine covering the media. An avid movie watcher, she has rated with vigor over 1,000 movies on her Netflix account and consumes large volumes of movies each week. In her spare time, she makes art and maintains a craft blog. For more of Dacia’s writing, see her full archive of reviews at PTP.e10