A Christmas Carol (1984) | FCC 157

This image from A CHRISTMAS CAROL 1984 shows George C. Scott as Ebenezer Scrooge.

In the 1984 version of A CHRISTMAS CAROL, Ebenezer Scrooge (played by George C. Scott) goes from being dead in his sins to alive with the spirit of Christmas. Join us as we discuss these Christian themes and so much more on this episode of the Finding Christ In Cinema podcast. … Continue reading

The Man Who Invented Christmas | The Christian Angle

This image from THE MAN WHO INVENTED CHRISTMAS shows Christopher Plummer as Ebenezer Scrooge and Dan Stevens as Charles Dickens.

The Christian Angle on The Man Who Invented Christmas Bleecker Street Media’s latest film The Man Who Invented Christmas is a novel (heh) reflection on a classic story, although there really isn’t anything “novel” about it. The plot premise is tried and considered “antiquated” in some circles, and old hat tricks … Continue reading

SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING | FCC 156

This image from SPIDER-MAN HOMECOMING shows Spider-Man and Iron Man.

In Marvel’s latest web-slinging hit SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING, Tony Stark (played by Robert Downey, Jr.) has been merciless, and the Vulture (played by Michael Keaton) has come home to roost. Peter Parker (played by Tom Holland) starts acting like Tony, but Tony can’t let him do that, so he disciplines the … Continue reading

WONDER WOMAN | FCC 155

This image from WONDER WOMAN shows Gal Gadot as Diana Prince.

In DC Comics’s blockbuster hit WONDER WOMAN, Diana Prince (played by Gal Gadot) lets herself be moved by compassion and then expresses that love to others so as to help, heal, and restore her friends and, ultimately, to save the world. Join us as we discuss these Christian themes and … Continue reading

HALLOWEEN | FCC 154

This image from HALLOWEEN shows Michael Myers looking over the stairs.

In John Carpenter’s classic slasher HALLOWEEN, Laurie Strode (played by Jamie Lee Curtis) has to survive the immoveable Michael Myers, and she does so with the help of Dr. Samuel Loomis (played by Donald Pleasence) – a watchman who walks in the light. Join us as we discuss these Christian … Continue reading

MIDNIGHT SPECIAL | FCC 153

This image from MIDNIGHT SPECIAL shows Michael Shannon as Roy Tomlin and Jaeden Lieberher as Alton.

In Jeff Nichols’s slow-burn, sci-fi sleeper hit MIDNIGHT SPECIAL, Roy Tomlin (played by Michael Shannon) wants to protect his supernaturally gifted son Alton (played by Jaeden Lieberher) from an unsafe world. Join us as we delve into the many Christian themes in this film on this episode of the Finding … Continue reading

CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON | FCC 152

This image from CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON shows the monster Gill Man in the water.

In CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON, we are reminded to have the mind of Christ whenever dealing with something strange and unusual so that mercy can shine through and stave off even the fiercest monsters. Join us as we discuss these Christian themes and so much more on the Finding … Continue reading

NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN | FCC 151

This image from NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN shows Tommy Lee Jones as Sheriff Ed Tom Bell.

In NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN, Sheriff Ed Tom Bell (played by Tommy Lee Jones) tries to catch psychopathic killer Anton Chigurh (played by Javier Bardem) before the latter catches Llewelyn Moss (played by Josh Brolin) in a nihilistic game of cat-and-mouse. Join us as we discuss the Christian themes … Continue reading

MUD: Coming of Age with a Jealous Love | FCC 150

This image from MUD shows Matthew McConaughey.

In Jeff Nichols’ slow-burn, coming of age drama MUD, teenager Ellis (played by Tye Sheridan) learns what a jealous love is from Mud (played by Matthew McConaughey). Join us as we discuss these Christian themes and so much more on this episode of the Finding Christ In Cinema podcast. For … Continue reading

HUGO: Purpose and Kindness | FCC 149

This image from HUGO shows Asa Butterfield and Chloe Grace Moretz with the automaton.

In Martin Scorsese’s family film HUGO, the eponymous character (played by Asa Butterfield) shows kindness to retired filmmaker Georges Melies (played by Ben Kingsley) which leads to his restoration. Join us as we discuss these Christian themes and so much more on this episode of the Finding Christ In Cinema … Continue reading

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