SPECIAL: God Is Good…All The Time? | FCC 28

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On this special episode of Finding Christ In Cinema, we take a moment to examine the phrase “God is good, all the time” and further reflect on why we what we do at the Great Commission Transmission Network. All that and more in 3…2…1! God Is Good All The Time, … Continue reading

FRANK | Monday Movie Review

This is an image from the film FRANK that features Frank, Jon, and Clara in the American desert.

I can’t remember when or where I was when I first heard about Frank, but I was drawn instantly to the film when I did. My heart sank when I heard further that it was only being shown at the Sundance Film Festival, but it was revived when I later discovered … Continue reading

Fear of the Lord in BATMAN BEGINS | FCC 27

This is a promotional image for the film BATMAN BEGINS that features the silhouette of Batman against a sepia-toned sunrise.
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On this episode of Finding Christ In Cinema, we go down Christopher Nolan’s Batcave for the first time as we look for Christian themes in Batman Begins. Bruce Wayne embraces fear in order to stop the villains of Gotham. Does this symbolize Batman’s own “fear of the Lord?” All that … Continue reading

Sharing the Miracle in THE GREEN MILE | FCC 26

This is an image from the film THE GREEN MILE that features John Coffey and Paul Edgecomb.
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On this episode of Finding Christ in Cinema, we make it to Death Row during the Great Depression as we look for Christian themes in THE GREEN MILE. John Coffey is a miracle man, and his guard Paul wants to share it. Isn’t this how to fulfill the Great Commission? … Continue reading

LUCY | Monday Movie Review

This is an image from the film LUCY that features Lucy looking through the once-invisible cell phone receptions.

Lucy  is the movie I almost missed. After already being in the theaters for over a month, Lucy was fading quickly from the marquees. I had been excited to see the film since before I left for the City of Children mission trip (as I mentioned in FCC 14), and a friend … Continue reading

Merciful Jesus in LES MISERABLES | FCC 25

This is a promotional image for the film LES MISERABLES that features the young Cosette.
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On this episode of Finding Christ in Cinema, we go back to 19th Century France and look for Christian themes in LES MISERABLES. Is the Bishop in this film a true “vicar” of Christ? What about the merciful Jean Valjean? All that and more in 3…2…1! The Bishop as the … Continue reading

INTO THE STORM | Monday Movie Review

This is an image from the film INTO THE STORM that features a fire tornado in front of a church.

I didn’t know much about Into The Storm at first. In fact, I hadn’t heard anything about it at all until I saw a trailer for it when I went to go see Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. And even then, I was divided in my preconception of it. … Continue reading

God’s Impossible Love in ALICE IN WONDERLAND | FCC 24

This is an image from Tim Burton's ALICE IN WONDERLAND that features Alice looking down the rabbit hole.
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On this episode of Finding Christ In Cinema, we chase the White Rabbit all the way to the Red Queen as we look for Christian themes in Tim Burton’s ALICE IN WONDERLAND. What makes God’s love possible? Is it the fact that it’s so impossible? All that and more in … Continue reading

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES | Monday Movie Review

This is an image from TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES that features Michelangelo, Leonardo, and Raphael with April O'Neil.

I initially didn’t care about seeing Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Seriously: as I was buying my ticket, I kept questioning internally whether or not I’d be wasting my time by watching this film. As the clerk was squirting the butteresque liquid on my popcorn, I couldn’t decide between staying downstairs for TMNT or … Continue reading

Christian Freedom in DEAD POETS SOCIETY | FCC 23

This is an image from the film DEAD POETS SOCIETY, and it features Professor Keating standing on two desks in order to prove a point about perspective.
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On this episode of Finding Christ In Cinema, we suck the marrow out of life as we find Christian themes in DEAD POETS SOCIETY. Is the Welton Academy a symbol for oppressive religion? Does that mean that Professor Keating is the Christ-figure who leads his disciples in a new way? … Continue reading