THE REVENANT: Vengeance is Mine | FCC 100

This image from THE REVENANT shows Leonardo DiCaprio as Glass wearing a bear skin.

In The Revenant, Leonardo DiCaprio’s character Hugh Glass learns that revenge is in God’s hands and not his. In this episode of the Finding Christ in Cinema podcast, we discuss that theme and critically examine whether or not the film really affirms that message. For your convenience you will find each podcast … Continue reading

LAST CRUSADE: Knowing God By His Word | FCC 99

This promotional poster of INDIANA JONES AND THE LAST CRUSADE shows Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones and Sean Connery as Dr. Henry Jones.

In INDIANA JONES AND THE LAST CRUSADE, Indy has to trust and obey his father in order to find the Holy Grail – a religious artifact said to give eternal life to anyone who drinks from it. We’ll discuss these themes and much more on this episode of the Finding … Continue reading

THE FORCE AWAKENS: Sacrifice and New Life | FCC 98

This is a promotional image from STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS.

Han Solo is a believer, an evangelist, a disciple, and a martyr for the same kind of faith that Rey is just starting to believe is real. In this episode of the Finding Christ In Cinema podcast, we discuss these Christian themes and so much more as we review Star Wars: The … Continue reading

TEMPLE OF DOOM: God’s Will and Living Sacrifice | FCC 97

This is a promotional poster for INDIANA JONES AND THE TEMPLE OF DOOM.

Even if he doesn’t believe it’s God’s will, Indiana Jones shows us what it means to be a living sacrifice for God when he decides to rescue the missing children instead of going back to his university. We’ll cover that and much more as we discuss Indiana Jones and the … Continue reading

BATMAN vs SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE | Movie Review

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The Christian Angle on Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice The most common complaint about Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice is that it just isn’t “real” enough. According to the naysayers, the characters are either underdeveloped or overplayed, the action is bawdy and predictable, and there’s just too much CGI for … Continue reading

RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK: Christian Fear and Love | FCC 96

This is a promotional image for the film RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK.

In RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK, Indiana Jones loves Marion Ravenwood so much that he overcomes his fear of snakes and even death. This shows us what it’s like when we let our love for God cast out our fear of death. For your convenience you will find each podcast … Continue reading

MAN OF STEEL: Christian Faith and Hope | FCC 95

The image from MAN OF STEEL shows Superman in handcuffs and surrendered.

In Man of Steel, Superman takes a leap of faith to save the people of Earth from the wrath of Zod and to give them the hope of a better life – just like God Himself took a leap of faith to save us from death by sending His son Jesus to … Continue reading

BRIDGE OF SPIES: Jesus’ Golden Rule | FCC 94

This image from BRIDGE OF SPIES shows Tom Hanks.

Steven Spielberg’s latest film BRIDGE OF SPIES tells the story of a lawyer defending a Russian spy in the Cold War, and that story can be seen as a metaphor for how Christ advocates us to God and brings us near to Him when we were once far off. For your … Continue reading

BACK TO THE FUTURE Part III: Sanctification | FCC 93

This image from BACK TO THE FUTURE Part III shows Marty McFly, Doc Brown, and Clara Clayton looking at their watches while stepping out of the DeLorean.

Marty McFly’s journey in the BACK TO THE FUTURE trilogy is like a Christian’s journey in life: in the first film, he attains salvation and justification; in the second film, he is disciplined because of his pride; and in BACK TO THE FUTURE Part III, he goes through sanctification. For … Continue reading

THE VISIT: Anger and Forgiveness | FCC 92

This image from THE VISIT shows Becca looking at Nana in the mirror.

The repression of anger and the beauty of forgiveness are just two of the Christian themes we found in M. Night Shyamalan’s The Visit. Join the conversation by listening to this episode of the Finding Christ In Cinema podcast and leaving your feedback below. For your convenience you will find each podcast … Continue reading