Time ChangerDirector: Rich Christiano
This Christian-oriented science fiction drama has been given a fine presentation for its DVD release. Time Changer has been given a full-frame transfer to disc at the aspect ratio of 1.33:1, and the audio has been mastered in Dolby Digital Stereo. No multiple language options have been included. Bonus materials include an optional commentary track featuring director Rich Christiano and several members of the cast; a special introduction from director Christiano; a documentary on the production of the film; outtakes and deleted scenes; and the feature's original trailer.
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- Original Release:
- Ross Records
- [Wide Screen]
- [Dolby Surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Cast & Crew
|D. David Morin||Russell Carlisle|
|Gavin MacLeod||Norris Anderson|
|Hal Linden||The Dean|
|Jennifer O'Neill||Michelle Bain|
|Paul Rodriguez||Eddie Martinez|
|Richard Riehle||Dr. Wiseman|
|John Valdetero||Tom Sharp|
|Paul Crouch||Executive Producer|
|Jeffrey Lee Hollis||Editor|
|Laird Pulver||Production Designer|
|Jasper Randall||Score Composer|
|Rebecca Smith-Serna||Costumes/Costume Designer|
|Niko Vilaivongs||Art Director|
|Mathew Waters||Sound/Sound Designer|
1. Main Titles [3:23]
2. An Objection [8:15]
3. A Way Out [1:25]
4. An Exception? [3:58]
5. What Is This? [4:10]
6. Biblical Science [3:21]
7. To the Future [3:50]
8. Oh My [3:54]
9. City of the Future [6:55]
10. Hot Dog, Please [9:39]
11. Number Two! [4:05]
12. Who Is This Guy? [6:17]
13. Meet Michelle [6:25]
14. Visitation [5:16]
15. Curiosity [2:45]
16. Speaking Soberly [7:44]
17. Farewell to Eddie [5:10]
18. Back to the Past [5:21]
19. Roger [1:29]
20. The End Is Near [5:49]
Audio: Dolby Stereo
Audio: Dolby 5.1 Surround
The Making of Time Changer - 53-Minute Documentary
TV Promos & Trailer
A Lot Worse...
Commentary With Writer-Director Rich Christiano and Actor D. David Morin: On
Commentary With Writer-Director Rich Christiano and Actor D. David Morin: Off
At Norris' Home
Special Message From the Director
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The film has scenes upon which I must make comment. First, the story seems to assert that... if a "scientific" discovery appears to contradict Biblical scripture, then it is the discovery which is wrong that is to say, it is an a priori fact that scripture is never in error. In fact there is dialogue to the effect that it is the responsibility of a scientist to ensure that the results of scientific discovery are in agreement with scripture, if indeed he wants to be a good scientist. I must point out that, whether one finds it theologically agreeable or not, good science absolutely cannot be a servant of any authoritarian argument whatsoever. That is the whole idea of science: that there are no authorities who can dictate the observable realities of the world. It is the world which is the best authority on itself. I fail to understand how a discovery made by actually looking at how things really do behave can be wrong, regardless what scripture may appear to say. It's not a matter of whether or not you think that any particular such discovery is going to induce agreeable consequences. Finding out how nature works may produce, for example, nuclear weapons. An individual may find that to be anywhere from merely distasteful to downright dangerous. But nuclear physics is what it is. A person may potentially decide that the act of scientific research will yield more disagreeable discoveries than agreeable ones, and may then even choose to discontinue doing science for that reason. But the discoveries themselves are what they are. One might even propose that "the evident world" under scientific study is somehow illusory, that the "real" world is hard to see but accurately corresponds to scripture. Even if one makes such a proposal, it just doesn't matter. Illusory or not, if I make a study of the evident world, then I'm going to make discoveries which are consistent with that evidence. The truth or falsehood of scripture is entirely irrelevant to an honestly obtained scientific discovery. It stands on its own. Should science mold itself to scripture? If it did, it wouldn't be science. One could just as easily propose that sacred scripture ought to mold itself to science. If it did, it wouldn't be the sacred scripture. Second, there is an argument in this film to the effect that, without attaching the name of Jesus to the Christian code of morality, then that code is rendered only one of many, leaving people to weigh ideas for themselves. Essentially, it says that by asserting the authority of Jesus, one makes Christian morality patent, unassailable, obviously true. There are at least two things wrong with this reasoning. First is that one could just as easily say that by citing the authority of Mohammed and Siddharta I've raised Islam and Buddhism above & beyond accountability for the content of their respective codes of conduct. (Those doing the asserting are only fallible human beings. I must not make the mistake of taking their word for it unexamined.) Second is that this assertion is known to be wrong empirically. Many people *do* cite the absolute authority of their theology, yet many others nevertheless don't accept it. In reality, even by asserting the authority of Jesus, Christianity is still an idea to be weighed against all others. That Christianity may be the one true religion is irrelevant. One must still choose to accept it on its merits.
This movie was wonderful! They were not afraid to tell the truth but in a fresh and interesting way. It makes you think about how your action affect others for either good or bad. I encourage everyone to watch this with there whole family. Not only does it spread a wonderful message but it has a truly cant-take-your-eyes-off-the-screen plot. You won't want to stop watching it. It reminds us all that Jesus loves us and want us to spread the message.
Time Changer is the most straightforward film about Christianity I have ever seen. I was so impressed by the story, the content, and the quality of the production. It challenged me and convicted me to live out my beliefs with the same unabashed fervor of Professor Carlisle. I saw my world through the eyes of this 1890's Christian man and I came to my own startling conclusions. This movie had all the elements of a great film. And the ending with actor Gavin Macleod gave me chills. What an awesome witnessing tool...a perfect gift for the holidays.
We enjoyed this movie! Hal Linden and Gavin MacLeod star...great actors and a poignant message for our time.
This movie is wonderful in the fact that it speaks the truth where truth is needed. It's for the church and what the church needs to hear. It's done simply, realistically and with humor.
This movie would have been fun to watch if not for the over-bearingly strong agenda that the director (named Christiano...?) laced throughout the movie force-feeding you in the direction of his (and the christian network) beliefs. I have no problem with a movie having a message, but I do have a problem when that message is about ones faith and is created by people like those that made movies like LEFT BEHIND. I often wonder if they realise how much these godly efforts on there part actually annoy, alienate and counter-produce the effect they are hoping for. I am sure now what I have wrote will cause those to pray for my soul...please don't, its in good hands already.
I found this to be an excellent family oriented movie. This is the first movie I have seen in a long time that I would consider purchasing for family and friends. An excellent line of big name actors!!!