The Old, Rugged Cross in THE GOBLET OF FIRE | FCC 30

This is an image from HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE that features the Goblet of Fire rejecting Fred and George's names.
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On this episode of Finding Christ In Cinema, we get ready for the Triwizards tournament the return of He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named in HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE. Does the old, manky boot of a portkey represent the “straight and narrow way”? Should Harry and Ron forgive each other seventy times … Continue reading

FURY | Monday Movie Review

This is an image from the film FURY that shows the team sitting on the tank.

David Ayer’s new film Fury follows the eponymous tank as she carries a band of American soldiers from checkpoint to checkpoint within the barbaric fields of World War II Germany. While gritty, gruesome, and grotesque, Fury also explores themes of family and brotherhood in a world in which one’s next breath could be … Continue reading

Don’t Worry About Tomorrow in CAST AWAY | FCC 29

This is an image from the film CAST AWAY that shows Chuck Noland arguing with the volleyball Wilson on the beach.
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On this episode of Finding Christ in Cinema after a 3 week haitus while moving the GCTNetwork studio, we are back to discuss the film CAST AWAY. Is Chuck Noland’s survival a direct result of his losing all control? And isn’t this reminiscent of Jesus telling us not to worry … Continue reading

A TIME TO LOVE | FCC Special Report

This is an image from the short film A TIME TO LOVE that features the broken sign with the cross on top.

Some friends and I recently participated in the 72-hour Faith Film Fest hosted by the Christian Television Network affiliate in Mt. Juliet, TN, and our  film entry won several awards including the top prize of Best Film. I’d like to use this little corner of Finding Christ in Cinema to share … Continue reading

HORNS | Monday Movie Review – Finding Christ In Cinema

This is an image from the films HORNS that features the character Ig first examining his horns in the mirror.

Horns : The Story In Horns, Ignatius “Ig” Perrish (played by Daniel Radcliffe) wakes up hungover one morning to a kettle of sign-swingers and reporters outside his house. The former group vocalizes their condemnation as the latter asks all the wrong questions. Ig is unfortunately the primary suspect in his girlfriend Merrin’s (played … Continue reading

A WALK AMONG THE TOMBSTONES | Monday Movie Review

This is a promotional image for the film A WALK AMONG THE TOMBSTONES that features Liam Neeson staring at a graveyard.

The world of A Walk Among the Tombstones is a world of rich drug lords living in the lofty apartments, homeless shaming and grotesque murders developing on the streets below, and the twain meeting more often than not. Illegal drugs, however, aren’t the only drugs that run amok; alcoholism also permeates the steamy city sidewalks … Continue reading

BELIEVE ME | Monday Movie Review

This is an image from the film BELIEVE ME that features rock star Gabriel leading a crowd in worship.

This week’s Monday Movie Review pick Believe Me comes from the Christ and Pop Culture Podcast #93. In this episode, alongside Derek Jeter’s curtain call and Bill Simmons’s suspension from ESPN, the podcasters speak highly of this film on several levels – mainly that it isn’t your average “Christian” film (like God’s Not … Continue reading

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