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

SCHINDLER’S LIST: Influence by Compassion | FCC 148

This image from SCHINDLER'S LIST shows Liam Neeson as Oskar Schindler.

In Steven Spielberg’s classic film SCHINDLER’S LIST, German industrialist Oskar Schindler (played by Liam Neeson) uses his reputation within the Nazi party to influence Amon Goeth (played by Ralph Fiennes) for the better and save hundreds of Jewish people in the midst of the Holocaust. Join us as we discuss … Continue reading

AT WORLD’S END: Compassion and the Bondservant | FCC 147

This image from FCC - PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN AT WORLD'S END shows Johnny Depp as Jack Sparrow.

In PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: AT WORLD’S END, Jack Sparrow (played by Johnny Depp) shows compassion in his actions, and Bootstraps Bill (played by Stellan Skarsgard) becomes a bondservant to his son Will Turner (played by Orlando Bloom). Join us as we discuss these Christian themes and so much more … Continue reading

DEAD MAN’S CHEST: Death and Compassion | FCC 146

This image from PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN DEAD MANS CHEST shows Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley, and Orlando Bloom as Jack Sparrow, Elizabeth Swann, and Will Turner.

In PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MAN’S CHEST, Jack Sparrow (played by Johnny Depp) tries to cheat Death himself in the form of Davy Jones (played by Bill Nighy), and Will Turner (played by Orlando Bloom) meets his long-suffering and compassionate father Bootstraps Bill (played by Stellan Skarsgard). Join us … Continue reading

KONG SKULL ISLAND: Compassion and Sacrifice | FCC 144

This image from KONG SKULL ISLAND shows King Kong watching a failing Helicopter.

In KONG SKULL ISLAND, James Conrad (played by Tom Hiddleston) and Hank Marlow (played by John C. Reilly) both have enough compassion that they would sacrifice themselves to save others. Join us as we discuss these Christian themes and so much more on this episode of the Finding Christ In … Continue reading

MARY POPPINS: Restoration and Compassion | FCC 139

This image from MARY POPPINS shows Julie Andrews as Mary Poppins holding a bird.

In Disney’s classic musical film MARY POPPINS, the eponymous nanny (played by Julie Andrews) comes to restore the hearts of the Banks children to their father George (played by David Tomlinson) and vice versa. Join us as we discuss these Christian themes and so much more on the Finding Christ … Continue reading

THE AFRICAN QUEEN: True Compassion | FCC 138

This image from the AFRICAN QUEEN has Humphrey Bogart as Charlie Allnut and Katharine Hepburn as Rose Sayer.

In the 1951 classic film THE AFRICAN QUEEN, Charlie Allnut (played by Humphrey Bogart) and Rose Sayer (played by Katharine Hepburn) share a journey on the eponymous steamboat and learn what true, hands-on compassion really is. Join us as we discuss these Christian themes and more on this episode of … Continue reading

MOANA: We Know the Way with Compassion | FCC 136

This image from MOANA shows Auli'i Cravalho as Moana and Dwayne The Rock Johnson as Maui.

In Disney’s latest animated film MOANA, our eponymous heroine (played by Auli’i Cravalho) reminds her people that they are meant to be Wayfinders and then shows Maui (played by Dwayne Johnson) enough compassion to help him heal. Join us as we discuss these Christian themes and so much more on … 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

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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