WILLY WONKA AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY: Humility and Light | FCC 110

This promotional image from WILLY WONKA shows all the characters in cartoon form.

Charlie Bucket is a humble boy whose humility shines brightly in a dark and weary world. We’ll discuss this and other Christian themes we found in WILLY WONKA AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY on this episode of the Finding Christ In Cinema podcast. For your convenience you will find each podcast … Continue reading

TRUMBO: Wisdom and Love | FCC 109

This image from TRUMBO shows Bryan Cranston as Dalton Trumbo.

Dalton Trumbo was once Hollywood’s premier screenwriter until he was blacklisted by the House Un-American Activities Committee in 1947. Because of his cunning, he found a way to get around that and still work, but because of his pride, his cunning got in the way of loving his family and … Continue reading

THE LITTLE PRINCE: Sharing the Story | FCC 108

This image from THE LITTLE PRINCE shows the Little Prince and his Rose.

Sharing the story that can give new life to its listeners is an integral part of the Christian faith and is one of the main Christian themes in the Netflix original film THE LITTLE PRINCE. Join us as we discuss this theme and so much more on the Finding Christ in … Continue reading

GLADIATOR: Strength and Honor | FCC 107

This image from GLADIATOR shows Russell Crowe as Maximus.

Using strength and honor to gain the victory over death is a heavy Christian theme in Ridley Scott’s classic film GLADIATOR. Join us as we discuss this theme and so much more on this episode of the Finding Christ in Cinema podcast. For your convenience you will find each podcast … Continue reading

MOCKINGJAY Part 2: An Ever-Present Help In Times Of Trouble | FCC 106

This image from MOCKINGJAY PART 2 shows Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen.

Katniss Everdeen is an ever-present help in times of trouble, and she is on a mission to create a new heaven and a new earth. Join us as we discuss these Christian themes and so much more in HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY Part 2 on this episode of the Finding Christ in … Continue reading

ZOOTOPIA: Light of the World | FCC 105

This image from ZOOTOPIA shows the animals in the street with their cell phones.

Encouraging and healing one another with gracious words and being the light of the world and the salt of the earth are just some of the Christian themes we found in Disney’s latest summer hit ZOOTOPIA. Join us as we discuss these and so much more on this episode of … Continue reading

HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS Part 2 | FCC 104

This image from HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS PART 2 shows Daniel Radcliffe as Harry Potter and Ralph Fiennes as Voldemort.

As we finish our tour of the Christian themes within the Wizarding World, we discuss Harry Potter as the Christ-figure, Dumbledore as omniscient, Snape as ever-loving…always…and many other threads that make this story a classic. Join us as we conclude the Harry Potter series with HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY … Continue reading

HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS Part 1 | FCC 103

This image from HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS Part 1 shows Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, and Emma Watson as Harry, Ron, and Hermione.

Finding and obtaining Slytherin’s Locket was no easy task, and destroying it is proving to be an even harder one. But in his last will and testament, Dumbledore has bequeathed special gifts to Harry, Ron, and Hermione that will prove most helpful. On this episode of the Finding Christ In … Continue reading

BATMAN v SUPERMAN ULTIMATE EDITION | FCC 102

This image from BATMAN V SUPERMAN ULTIMATE EDITION shows Henry Cavill as Superman and Ben Affleck as Batman.

Batman and Superman are initially divided by the schemes of Lex Luthor, Jr. but are ultimately united under the love and care of Martha. In this episode of the Finding Christ In Cinema podcast, we discuss this and more Christian themes in Zack Snyder’s latest film BATMAN v SUPERMAN ULTIMATE EDITION. For … Continue reading

X-MEN APOCALYPSE | Monday Movie Review

This image from X-MEN APOCALYPSE shows Oscar Isaac as Apocalypse holding a skull.

To be honest, I can’t decide what I enjoyed the most about X-Men Apocalypse. Sure, there are plenty of enjoyable moments that have stayed with me since I first saw the film – the endless gems of 80’s nostalgia, Quicksilver’s sweet rescue operation, Wolverine’s ferocious cameo, and the final bout between Charles … Continue reading