MAN OF STEEL: Christian Faith and Hope | FCC 95

The image from MAN OF STEEL shows Superman in handcuffs and surrendered.

In Man of Steel, Superman takes a leap of faith to save the people of Earth from the wrath of Zod and to give them the hope of a better life – just like God Himself took a leap of faith to save us from death by sending His son Jesus to … Continue reading

HALF-BLOOD PRINCE: Faith and Trust | FCC 90

This image from HALF-BLOOD PRINCE shows Alan Rickman as Severus Snape.

Harry trusts Dumbledore, but that faith is about to be tested in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Dumbledore asks Harry to do as he says no matter what happens, and we get to see if Harry has enough self-discipline to do that. For your convenience you will find each podcast segment … Continue reading

THE DARK KNIGHT RISES: Faith and Salvation | FCC 69

This image from THE DARK KNIGHT RISES shows Batman.

In The Dark Knight Rises, the character of Bruce Wayne/Batman has to develop a childlike faith in order to escape the Lazarus Pit. Selina Kyle/Catwoman needs the Clean Slate for salvation, and Batman can provide it. In this episode of the Finding Christ In Cinema podcast, we discuss these and many more Christian … Continue reading

STAR WARS EPISODE V: Faith and Heart | FCC 67

This image from STAR WARS EPISODE V shows Han Solo, Princess Leia, Luke Skywalker, and Darth Vader.

In the film Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, Luke Skywalker travels to the planet of Dagobah to train with the Jedi Master Yoda. In these few scenes, wise Yoda instructs young Luke in the ways of the Force, and from that, we discuss the Christian themes of faith … Continue reading

THE SUNSET LIMITED | Monday Movie Review

This is an image from the film THE SUNSET LIMITED that shows Tommy Lee Jones and Samuel L. Jackson and White and Black sitting at a table.

If you like watching an artistically crafted philosophical debate unfold between a White suicidal professor and the Black railway worker that saved his life, you will love The Sunset Limited. Based on screenwriter Cormac McCarthy’s play of the same name, this film adaptation is the insightful dramatization of how abstract religious … Continue reading

Seeing Beyond in THE GIVER | FCC 48

This is a promotional image from the film THE GIVER, and it features Jeff Bridges in black and white with a thin strip of color going down the long of his face.

On this episode of Finding Christ in Cinema, we get our daily injection and go up to the Ceremony as we look for Christian themes in THE GIVER. Is Baby Gabriel a good fig or a bad fig? What about Jonas’s ability to “see beyond”? All that and more in … Continue reading

Faith and Sight in THE POLAR EXPRESS | FCC 38

This is an image from the film THE POLAR EXPRESS that features Hero Boy standing on the outside of the train.

On this episode of Finding Christ in Cinema, we pour the hot chocolate and look for Christian themes in The Polar Express. Is seeing really believing? Does something have to be seen in order to be real? All that and more in 3…2…1! Faith in the Partial Ticket The tagline of … Continue reading

A Leap of Faith in Christopher Nolan’s INCEPTION | FCC 22

This is an image from the film INCEPTION, and it features a city block bending toward itself.

On this episode of Finding Christ In Cinema, we dream a dream within a dream within a dream as we look for Christian themes in Christopher Nolan’s INCEPTION. Does Cobb believe he has to earn his salvation? Does an idea have to be planted in good soil for it to … Continue reading

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