THE REVENANT: Vengeance is Mine | FCC 100

This image from THE REVENANT shows Leonardo DiCaprio as Glass wearing a bear skin.

In The Revenant, Leonardo DiCaprio’s character Hugh Glass learns that revenge is in God’s hands and not his. In this episode of the Finding Christ in Cinema podcast, we discuss that theme and critically examine whether or not the film really affirms that message. For your convenience you will find each podcast … Continue reading

THE REVENANT | Monday Movie Review

This image from THE REVENANT shows Leonardo DiCaprio as Glass wearing a bear skin.

Whoa, whoa, whoa, just calm down. Let’s not jump the gun by saying that director Alejandro González Iñárritu has the Midas touch;  I’m sure there are a few miscellaneous dust particles flying around his house that have not yet turned to gold – but let’s be honest: that’s probably just because they … Continue reading

BIRDMAN | Monday Movie Review

This is an image from the film BIRDMAN that features Michael Keaton as RIggan Thompson making his bird call.

Michael Keaton, in his underwear, peacefully levitating: such is the first scene of Alejandro González Iñárritu’s film Birdman. This initial scene, oddly enough, sets beautifully the tone for the following two hours as it depicts Keaton’s character Riggan Thomson at a safe distance from the real world. We follow Riggan, a has-been actor once famous … Continue reading

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