FCC 10: More Christian Themes in “Chamber of Secrets”

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On this episode of Finding Christ in Cinema, we find ourselves before the graven image of Salazar Slytherin once again as we find more Christian themes in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Those mandrakes are ugly as sin… That’s right! Grab your earmuffs and tighten your grip because … Continue reading

FCC 09: Christian Themes in “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets”

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Let’s sneak off to the girls’ lavatory on the second floor and see if we can find any Christian themes in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. We’re going back to the Wizarding World, but you can leave the Hogwarts Express back at Platform 9 3/4. Instead, we’re taking … Continue reading

FCC 08: Christian Themes in “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”

Join us as we arrive at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and look for Christian themes in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. The Sorcerer’s Stone : An Introduction to the Wizarding World Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone first hit English shelves in the summer of 1997 and then crossed … Continue reading

FCC 07: Christian Themes in “The Princess Bride”

Join us as we cross the eel-infested waters to the land of Florin and seek out Christian themes in the 1987 blockbuster hit The Princess Bride. I like Fezzik’s transformation into a slave to righteousness. One of my favorite characters in The Princess Bride is Fezzik. It tickles me not … Continue reading

FCC 06: Christian Themes in “Toy Story”

Let’s catch up with Woody, Buzz, and the rest of the gang and seek out Christian themes in the debut Disney/Pixar feature-length film Toy Story. Toy Story is “A Visionary Roller-Coaster Ride of a Movie.” And I’m quoting Roger Ebert’s original four star review on that one. In 1995, my little sister … Continue reading

FCC 05: Christian Themes in “Planet of the Apes”

Join us as we make a crash landing into the Forbidden Zone and seek out Christian themes in the original “Planet of the Apes.” A Prime Example of Good Science Fiction This is another one of those films Michael and I both grew up with. It actually came out one … Continue reading

FCC 04: Finding Christ in “The Wizard of Oz” Part II

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Join us with special guest John Carney as we go back to the Emerald City and seek out even more Christian themes in “The Wizard of Oz.” (Haven’t heard our first episode yet? Didn’t even know it existed? Listen to it here and catch up with the rest of us.) … Continue reading

FCC 03: Finding Christ in “The Wizard of Oz”

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Close your eyes and click your heels as we get swept away finding Christian themes in MGM’s timeless classic “The Wizard of Oz“! The Wizard of Oz: “A Delightful Piece of Wonder-Working” Neither I nor Michael were alive when The Wizard of Oz first premiered in the nebulousness that is June 6, … Continue reading

FCC 02: Finding Christ in “Star Wars I: The Phantom Menace”

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Join us as we follow two Jedi knights to Tatooine as they look for repair parts and we look for Christian themes in “Star Wars I: The Phantom Menace.” The Phantom Menace: “Unpopular” but Exciting and Necessary So it may not be your favorite installment, but Michael and I both … Continue reading

FCC 01: Finding Christ in “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug”

Join us as we journey to Middle-earth and seek out some of the Christian themes in Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.” The Desolation of Smaug: Great (if you haven’t read the book)! Yes, we both enjoyed this second installment in Jackson’s trilogy – even if it didn’t … Continue reading

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