KINGDOM OF HEAVEN: Mercy and Virtue | FCC 73

This image from KINGDOM OF HEAVEN shows Orlando Bloom as Balian.

Showing mercy because of a life of virtue is a prominent Christian theme in Ridley Scott’s film Kingdom of Heaven. In this episode of the Finding Christ In Cinema podcast, we’ll discuss how to use that theme as depicted throughout the film as a tool for talking about God and … 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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