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.

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

Sharing the Miracle in THE GREEN MILE | FCC 26

This is an image from the film THE GREEN MILE that features John Coffey and Paul Edgecomb.

On this episode of Finding Christ in Cinema, we make it to Death Row during the Great Depression as we look for Christian themes in THE GREEN MILE. John Coffey is a miracle man, and his guard Paul wants to share it. Isn’t this how to fulfill the Great Commission? … Continue reading

Merciful Jesus in LES MISERABLES | FCC 25

This is a promotional image for the film LES MISERABLES that features the young Cosette.

On this episode of Finding Christ in Cinema, we go back to 19th Century France and look for Christian themes in LES MISERABLES. Is the Bishop in this film a true “vicar” of Christ? What about the merciful Jean Valjean? All that and more in 3…2…1! The Bishop as the … Continue reading

God’s Impossible Love in ALICE IN WONDERLAND | FCC 24

This is an image from Tim Burton's ALICE IN WONDERLAND that features Alice looking down the rabbit hole.

On this episode of Finding Christ In Cinema, we chase the White Rabbit all the way to the Red Queen as we look for Christian themes in Tim Burton’s ALICE IN WONDERLAND. What makes God’s love possible? Is it the fact that it’s so impossible? All that and more in … Continue reading

Christian Freedom in DEAD POETS SOCIETY | FCC 23

This is an image from the film DEAD POETS SOCIETY, and it features Professor Keating standing on two desks in order to prove a point about perspective.

On this episode of Finding Christ In Cinema, we suck the marrow out of life as we find Christian themes in DEAD POETS SOCIETY. Is the Welton Academy a symbol for oppressive religion? Does that mean that Professor Keating is the Christ-figure who leads his disciples in a new way? … Continue reading

A Leap of Faith in Christopher Nolan’s INCEPTION | FCC 22

This is an image from the film INCEPTION, and it features a city block bending toward itself.

On this episode of Finding Christ In Cinema, we dream a dream within a dream within a dream as we look for Christian themes in Christopher Nolan’s INCEPTION. Does Cobb believe he has to earn his salvation? Does an idea have to be planted in good soil for it to … Continue reading

FCC 21: Interview With Russ Adcox | Movie Podcast

This is an image of a wall mural in the Palace of Culture in Dresden, Germany.

On this special episode of Finding Christ In Cinema, we are joined by a genuine preacher to talk about his recent “At The Movies” Summer sermon series and how Christians can use popular culture for Christ without being conformed to this world. All that and more in 3…2…1! Russ Adcox “At … Continue reading

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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