ARRIVAL: Grace and Listening | FCC 131

This image from ARRIVAL shows Amy Adams.

In ARRIVAL, Dr. Louise Banks (played by Amy Adams) has the chance to communicate with aliens. While her colleagues insist on being forceful and blunt, Louise believes that it is better to exhibit a little grace and be quick to listen so that she can start a relationship before asking … Continue reading

SULLY: Miracles and Virtue | FCC 129

This image from SULLY shows Tom Hanks.

In SULLY, Tom Hanks plays Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, who safely landed a passenger aircraft in the Hudson after its two engines failed. The event itself is a miracle that could only be accomplished by someone of virtue. Join us as we discuss these Christian themes and so much more … Continue reading

SUPER 8: Forgiveness and Compassion | FCC 128

This image from SUPER 8 shows the kids watching the alien monster.

In J.J. Abrams’s film SUPER 8, teenager Joe Lamb (played by Joel Courtney) learns that it is easier to forgive someone when he understands their side of the story. He and his friends also learn what it means to show compassion and mercy even as the world is falling apart … Continue reading

K-PAX: Spiritual Gifts and Mystery | FCC 127

This image from K-PAX shows Kevin Spacey as Prot and Jeff Bridges as Dr. Mark Powell.

In the 2001 film K-PAX, a mysterious drifter named Prot (played by Kevin Spacey) finds himself in a mental hospital and under the care of Dr. Mark Powell (played by Jeff Bridges). Before he returns to his home planet of K-PAX, Prot gives Dr. Mark Powell the spiritual gift of … Continue reading

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD: The Mind of Christ | FCC 126

This image from TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD shows Gregory Peck and Brock Peters as Atticus Finch and Tom Robinson.

In TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, small-town lawyer Atticus Finch (played by Gregory Peck) chooses to defend Tom Robinson (played by Brock Peters), a black man accused of raping a white girl in the Depression-era South. To do this, he exhibits the mind of Christ in order to show his children … Continue reading

O BROTHER WHERE ART THOU: Treasures of the Heart | FCC 125

This image from O BROTHER WHERE ART THOU shows George Clooney as Ulysses Everett McGill.

In O BROTHER WHERE ART THOU, Everett has promised his chain-gang colleagues Pete and Delmar a treasure beyond comprehension, but none of them expected the obstacles that would come their way – many of which are caused by Everett’s own insulting of God. Join us as we discuss these Christian … Continue reading

THE HOBBIT: An Unexpected Journey: Encouragement and Love | FCC 124

This image from THE HOBBIT shows Martin Freeman as Bilbo.

In THE HOBBIT, Bilbo Baggins has enough courage for the whole unexpected party, but Bofur the Dwarf has to encourage him in order to ignite it. Join us as we discuss these Christian themes and so much more on this episode of the Finding Christ In Cinema podcast. For your … Continue reading

2016 Year In Review | FCC 123

Happy New Year from Finding Christ In Cinema! Join us as we ring in the new year by reflecting on certain films which we covered in 2016 to see how they can encourage us to not be so heavenly minded that we’re no earthly good. For your convenience you will find … Continue reading

2017 MOVIE TRAILERS and What We Think About Them | FCC 122

2017 movie trailers

There are plenty of 2017 movie trailers to be excited for, like SPIDER-MAN HOMECOMING from Marvel Studios and Christopher Nolan’s new film DUNKIRK. Join us as we review and discuss our favorite 2017 movie trailers so far on this episode of the Finding Christ in Cinema podcast. For your convenience … Continue reading

ARTHUR CHRISTMAS: Saving the Lost Sheep | FCC 121

This image from ARTHUR CHRISTMAS shows Arthur writing a letter to Gwen.

In the film ARTHUR CHRISTMAS, Arthur tries to save the lost sheep by being compassionate and sympathetic to her needs instead of his own. Join us as we discuss these Christian themes and so much more on this episode of the Finding Christ In Cinema podcast. For your convenience you … Continue reading

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