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

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

THE GIVER | Monday Movie Review

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.

Yes, I was excited to see The Giver. I first read The Giver in the eighth grade. I loved the story because it follows a boy named Jonas, not too much younger than my-then-self, as he makes grown-up decisions and thus saves lives and changes his world in his wake. It’s one of the … Continue reading

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