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

STAR WARS The Force Awakens | Monday Movie Review

This image from STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS shows Harrison Ford as Han Solo and Peter Mayhew as Chebacca as they return to the Millennium Falcon.

It’s the first Monday of 2016, and STAR WARS The Force Awakens has already surpassed Jurassic World and Titanic in domestic box office sales and is en route to depose James Cameron’s Avatar for the number one slot for biggest domestic movie ever (update on January 7th, it already has). And all for good reasons, … Continue reading

CALVARY: Virtue in Persecution | FCC 62

This image from CALVARY shows Brendan Gleeson as Father James as he walks the streets of Dublin.

Retaining virtue during persecution is a major theme in Calvary. In this episode of Finding Christ In Cinema, we use those themes to share the Gospel. For your convenience you will find each podcast segment at the time referenced below: 00:00:00 – Introduction 00:02:55 – Calvary Discussion 01:16:45 – Listener Feedback and Challenge … Continue reading

EX MACHINA | Monday Movie Review

This is a promotional image for the film EX MACHINA that features Domhnall Gleeson, Alicia Vikander, and Oscar Isaac.

A good science fiction story is hard to find, but call in the search dogs because Ex Machina is here. Being released within the same weekend as the ultra-anticipated-but-ultimately-meh Avengers: Age of Ultron hasn’t stopped Ex Machina from being rightfully hailed as the “sleeper hit” of the early summer movie season. And upon leaving the theater after … Continue reading

FRANK | Monday Movie Review

This is an image from the film FRANK that features Frank, Jon, and Clara in the American desert.

I can’t remember when or where I was when I first heard about Frank, but I was drawn instantly to the film when I did. My heart sank when I heard further that it was only being shown at the Sundance Film Festival, but it was revived when I later discovered … Continue reading

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