FCC 20: Christian Themes in STAR WARS III: REVENGE OF THE SITH | Movie Podcast

This is an image from STAR WARS III: REVENGE OF THE SITH, and it features Anakin and Obi-Wan in a lightsaber duel.
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On this episode of Finding Christ in Cinema, we witness the origin of Darth Vader himself as we find Christian themes in STAR WARS III: REVENGE OF THE SITH. Does the Jedi Order miss the mark in trying to be lukewarm? Is that what ultimately convinces Anakin to become Darth … Continue reading

THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL | Monday Movie Review

This is a promotional image for the film THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL.

Whenever I see a movie and don’t know how to start talking about it, I turn to other critics’ reviews and see if they can better externalize my feelings. Such was the case for this week’s Monday Movie Review on Wes Anderson’s latest cinematic fruit The Grand Budapest Hotel. And out of the … Continue reading

FCC 19: Christian Themes in THE PRESTIGE | Movie Podcast

This is a promotional image for the film THE PRESTIGE, and it features Hugh Jackman as Angier, Christian Bale as Borden, and Scarlett Johansson as Olivia.
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On this episode of Finding Christ In Cinema, we fall through the trapdoor and into the water tank as we look for Christian themes in THE PRESTIGE. What can we learn about the contest between Angier and Borden? Does Nikola Tesla represent God in the film? All that and more … Continue reading

SNOWPIERCER | Monday Movie Review

This is an image from the film SNOWPIERCER, and it features the eponymous train moving over an icy bridge.

Snowpiercer You probably haven’t even heard a lot about this film, but Snowpiercer has actually been making its rounds since last year. Only now is it currently in theaters as well as most streaming services (I rented it from Google Play). Snowpiercer based on the French graphic novel Le Transperceneige by Jacques Lob, Benjamin Legrand and Jean-Marc … Continue reading

FCC 18: Christian Themes in HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON | Movie Podcast

This is a promotional image for the film HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON. In it, Hiccup is in the forefront, and Toothless is behind him.
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On this episode of Finding Christ In Cinema, we follow Hiccup and Toothless to the mythical isle of Berk and look for Christian themes in HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON. What can we learn from the relationship of these two characters? Does it symbolize the unity that all believers should … Continue reading

DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES | Monday Movie Review

This is a close-up image of the eyes of the character Caesar in the film DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES.

In this Monday Movie Review, we look at Dawn of the Planet of the Apes - the second installment in the cinematic reboot of the Planet of the Apes franchise. We then look at how we as Christians can learn more about how we ought to be by digging deeper into the … Continue reading

FCC 17: Christian Themes in HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN

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On this episode of Finding Christ In Cinema, we take the tunnel from under the Whomping Willow to the Shrieking Shack as we look for Christian themes in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. We’re talking Hippogriffs, Dementors, and Patronus Charms, oh my! All that and more in 3…2…1! Interested … Continue reading

EARTH TO ECHO | Monday Movie Review

This is a promotional image for the film EARTH TO ECHO, and it features the film's title in the center and the alien-robot Echo.

The Monday Movie Review continues this week with Earth to Echo. It would have continued last week with another sort of alien/robot film, but I was so disappointed with it that I couldn’t bring myself to review for the site. If you want to hear my thoughts on that film which shall … Continue reading

FCC 16: Christian Themes in ERAGON

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On this episode of Finding Christ In Cinema, we ride our dragons into the Alagaesian sunset as we look for Christian themes in Eragon. Does Saphira symbolize the Holy Spirit? Is she the presence of God on earth as well as an Encourager for its people? All that and more … Continue reading

FCC 15: Christian Themes in THE MATRIX

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On this episode of Finding Christ In Cinema, we follow Morpheus down the rabbit hole and discuss Christian themes in THE MATRIX. How is God revealed through Morpheus? Is he more of a Christ-figure than Neo? All that and more in 3…2…1! The Matrix Enter the world of the Matrix: … Continue reading