HALF-BLOOD PRINCE: Faith and Trust | FCC 90

This image from HALF-BLOOD PRINCE shows Alan Rickman as Severus Snape.

Harry trusts Dumbledore, but that faith is about to be tested in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Dumbledore asks Harry to do as he says no matter what happens, and we get to see if Harry has enough self-discipline to do that. For your convenience you will find each podcast segment … Continue reading

THE MARTIAN: The Light of Salvation | FCC 89

This image from THE MARTIAN shows Matt Damon as Mark Chatney.

In Ridley Scott’s latest film The Martian, Mark Watney is stranded on Mars and cannot save himself. He can survive for a while, but he cannot get back to Earth and attain his own salvation. He instead has to rely on his crew to save him, just like we have to rely … Continue reading

AMAZING GRACE | FCC 88

This image from AMAZING GRACE shows Ioan Gruffudd as William Wilberforce.

William Wilberforce regains his faith and works out his own salvation by ending the Slave Trade in the British Empire of 1797. We’ll discuss this and the several other Christian themes in Amazing Grace, the best Christian film you’ve never heard of until now. For your convenience you will find each podcast … Continue reading

THE REVENANT | Monday Movie Review

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

Whoa, whoa, whoa, just calm down. Let’s not jump the gun by saying that director Alejandro González Iñárritu has the Midas touch;  I’m sure there are a few miscellaneous dust particles flying around his house that have not yet turned to gold – but let’s be honest: that’s probably just because they … Continue reading

ANT-MAN: Good Intentions and Forgiveness | FCC 87

This image from ANT-MAN shows Ant-Man coming out of the ground.

Scott Lang means well when he sets out to be reconciled to his daughter, but do his good intentions get in the way of accomplishing that goal? Is it even possible for Lang, a convicted felon, to be reconciled to society when he can’t even be forgiven by Baskin-Robbins? Join … Continue reading

2015 Year-End Countdown

2015 Top 10

Join us as we take a look back at the year 2015 and talk about our favorite films that we have either reviewed for the Monday Movie Review column or discussed at length on the Podcast. For your convenience you will find each podcast segment at the time referenced below: 00:00:00 … Continue reading

STAR WARS The Force Awakens | Monday Movie Review

This image from STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS shows Harrison Ford as Han Solo and Peter Mayhew as Chebacca as they return to the Millennium Falcon.

It’s the first Monday of 2016, and STAR WARS The Force Awakens has already surpassed Jurassic World and Titanic in domestic box office sales and is en route to depose James Cameron’s Avatar for the number one slot for biggest domestic movie ever (update on January 7th, it already has). And all for good reasons, … Continue reading

WHITE CHRISTMAS: Hope and Unity | FCC 85

This image from WHITE CHRISTMAS shows Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, and Vera Ellen

Irving Berlin’s White Christmas is a film about restoring hope to the hopeless, especially our leaders and teachers. In this episode of the Finding Christ In Cinema podcast, we talk about how this applies to Christianity and the Church. For your convenience you will find each podcast segment at the time … Continue reading

THE SANTA CLAUSE: Take Up Your Cross | FCC 84

This image from THE SANTA CLAUSE shows Tim Allen and Eric Lloyd as Scott Calvin and Charlie as they are sitting in the sleigh for the first time.

In The Santa Clause, Scott Calvin turns into Santa Claus by putting on the Santa suit, and that is a process similar to taking up one’s cross and following Jesus. In this episode of the Finding Christ In Cinema, we discuss these and other Christian themes and how you can use … Continue reading