BIG HERO 6: Revenge and the Holy Spirit | FCC 61

This promotional image from BIG HERO 6 shows the six heroes lined up side by side.

Disney/Marvel’s Big Hero 6 is a film that is full of Christian imagery and themes. In this episode of the Finding Christ In Cinema podcast, we’ll dig into two of those themes – revenge and the Holy Spirit – in order to help you use this film to share the Gospel … Continue reading

INSIDE OUT | Monday Movie Review

This image from INSIDE OUT show Joy, Sadness, Anger, Fear, and Disgust in Headquarters.

Disney/Pixar’s latest film Inside Out is a box office hit as well as a fan favorite and leads us to understand sadness and sorrow in a more Christian way. Surface-Level and Subliminal Cinematic Success Inside Out is the latest production of the powerhouse combo Disney/Pixar, and it is one of the … Continue reading

TOMORROWLAND | Monday Movie Review

This image from TOMORROWLAND shows George Clooney as Frank Walked in a field looking at a distant city.

A slick, young hipster complains about the troubles of the world: war, famine, and big companies destroying the planet for a cool bajillion bucks. The local baby boomer offspring gripes about being cheated out his jet packs and flying cars. A tension rises between the two: the former blaming the latter … Continue reading

CINDERELLA | Monday Movie Review

This is a promotional image for the film CINDERELLA that features Lily James as Cinderella.

Sometimes, the classics just do it right, and Kenneth Branagh’s retelling of the Disney classic Cinderella does it right. The perfect balance of substance and spectacle, this film reinstates the value of the sincere heart and warmth that has been softly fleeting from our culture. Susan Wloszczyna of the Roger Ebert staff says it … Continue reading

INTO THE WOODS | Monday Movie Review

This is an image from the film INTO THE WOODS that features James Corden as the Baker and Emily Blunt as the Baker's Wife.

You want to see Disney’s adaptation of Stephen Sondheim’s stage musical Into The Woods, but you do not want to see it for the wrong reasons (like I did when I saw it the first time). One wrong reason might be wanting to see Johnny Depp’s performance as the (Big, Bad) … Continue reading

Pearl of Great Price in UP | FCC 31

This is a promotional image from the film UP that features Carl, Russell and Dug flying with the house.

On this episode of Finding Christ In Cinema, we release the balloons from the chimney and sail to Paradise Falls as we look for Christian themes in Disney/Pixar’s Up. Have Carl and Ellie found the Pearl of Great Price? Will they have to empty themselves to attain it? All that and … 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

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

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