Brenden is an educational assistant and tutor by day and a theatre practitioner by night. He has his M.A. in Theatre Arts and is always looking for a good way to use stories to soften peoples' hearts. Find him on Facebook and follow him on Twitter @LeviTheBeliever.

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

The Fault In Our Stars | Monday Movie Review

fault in our stars, shailene woodley, hazel grace, ansel elgort, gus, augustus

At first, I had my reservations about watching this film. Some titles of novels / films just rub me the wrong way, and The Fault In Our Stars was (and kinda-sorta still is) one of those titles. And then I noticed the fan base surrounding the book, and for lack of a … Continue reading

FCC 14: Your Favorite Movies from a Christian Perspective

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On this episode of Finding Christ in Cinema, we discuss what it means to Find Christ In Cinema. We’ll talk about the Apostle Paul using culture to spread the Good News, what it means to guard our hearts, and how we hope we are fulfilling the Great Commission. All that … Continue reading

X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST | Monday Movie Review

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I apologize for not posting a Monday Movie Review last week. I saw Maleficent, but I just wasn’t stirred enough by it to review it for the site. And as I’ll be leaving for Mexico this Saturday, I wanted to leave the MMR on a positive note…which means X-Men: Days of Future Past. X-Men: … Continue reading

FCC 13: Christian Themes in “Signs”

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On this episode of Finding Christ in Cinema, we roam the crop circles of rural Pennsylvania and look for Christian themes in M. Night Shyamalan’s Signs. Is Reverend Graham Hess a dwelling place for demons? Will his hope ever replace his fear? All that and more in 3…2…1! Signs: Not … Continue reading

FCC 12: Christian Themes in “The Hunger Games”

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On this episode of Finding Christ In Cinema, we take the Capitol Train from District 12 to the Arena and look for Christian themes in The Hunger Games. Are we dead in our sins like Primrose Everdeen? Does Jesus volunteer as tribute in our place? All that and more in 3…2…1! … Continue reading

BLENDED | Monday Movie Review

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To be honest, I was kinda reluctant to even watch this film. However, I was in the mood for a movie, and the two films at my hometown’s twin theater (“twin” meaning it only has two screens) were Godzilla and Blended. And since I reviewed the monster movie last week, I thought Blended would be a … Continue reading

FCC 11: Christian Themes in “Star Wars II: Attack of the Clones”

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On this episode of Finding Christ In Cinema, we fly to Kamino to witness the creation of the Clone Army and find Christian themes in STAR WARS II: ATTACK OF THE CLONES. Is the Jedi Code just as broken as the Law of the Old Testament? Will there ever be … Continue reading

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