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

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

CURSE OF THE BLACK PEARL: Kindness and Redemption | FCC 145

This image from CURSE OF THE BLACK PEARL shows Johnny Depp as Jack Sparrow and Orlando Bloom as Will Turner.

In PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: CURSE OF THE BLACK PEARL, Captain Jack Sparrow (played by Johnny Depp) learns what kindness is through Will Turner (played by Orlando Bloom) and Elizabeth Swann (played by Keira Knightley) while Captain Barbosa (played by Geoffrey Rush) longs for redemption. Join us as we discuss … 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

A KNIGHTS TALE: Mercy and Salvation | FCC 117

This image from A KNIGHTS TALE show Heath Ledger, Mark Addy, and Alan Tudyk as William, Roland, and Wat.

In A KNIGHTS TALE, William Thatcher (played by Heath Ledger) has the spiritual gift of mercy, and the Prince is able to provide salvation to William and restore him to nobility. Join us as we discuss these Christian themes and so much more on the Finding Christ In Cinema podcast. … Continue reading

A CHRISTMAS CAROL: Love and Kindness | FCC 82

This image from A CHRISTMAS CAROL shows Scrooge holding a candle.

The love of God and kindness to others are just two Christian themes in Charles Dickens’ classic story A Christmas Carol. In this episode of the Finding Christ In Cinema podcast, we discuss these themes and how you can use them to talk about God. For your convenience you will find each … Continue reading

STAR WARS EPISODE VI: Kindness and Repentance | FCC 68

This image from STAR WARS EPISODE VI show Luke Skywalker holding a green lightsaber with Darth Vader in the background.

In Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi, Luke Skywalker’s kindness leads to his father Darth Vader’s repentance. In this episode of the Finding Christ In Cinema podcast, we discuss the Christian themes of kindness and gentleness as a part of the fruit of the Spirit and how that fruit can … Continue reading

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