INTERSTELLAR: For God So Loved The World | FCC 71

This image from INTERSTELLAR shows the Endurance flying through space.

Christopher Nolan’s science fiction epic Interstellar illustrates the kind of love that transcends time and space. In this episode of Finding Christ In Cinema, we compare that kind of love to God’s love for us. For your convenience you will find each podcast segment at the time referenced below: 00:00:00 – Introduction … 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

THE DARK KNIGHT: Empathy and the Watchman | FCC 63

This image from THE DARK KNIGHT shows Heath Ledger as the Joker holding a gun.

“Why does God let bad things happen to good people?” Everyone asks it, but most people may not have a good answer if they even have an answer at all. In this episode, we use The Dark Knight to better understand the answer to this faith-defining (and sometimes faith-defying) question.  For your … Continue reading

KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE | Monday Movie Review

This is an image from the film KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE that features Colin Firth as Gallahad and a gang behind him.

Kingsman: The Secret Service has an attitude problem: it thinks it is the best and most original spy movie available to the known world. Throughout the film, the dialogue is sharp to express out loud the flaws and shortcomings of the genre’s most notable entries (James Bond, Jason Bourne, etc.) and then … Continue reading

INTERSTELLAR | Monday Movie Review

This is an image from the film INTERSTELLAR that features the black hole known as Gargantuan.

For regular readers of this column, please forgive me for not getting it to you in fashionable time. I saw the film on a Sunday night, and the experience bled over into the next morning thanks to a forty-five minute drive. I usually try to write the review to be … Continue reading

Fear of the Lord in BATMAN BEGINS | FCC 27

This is a promotional image for the film BATMAN BEGINS that features the silhouette of Batman against a sepia-toned sunrise.

On this episode of Finding Christ In Cinema, we go down Christopher Nolan’s Batcave for the first time as we look for Christian themes in Batman Begins. Bruce Wayne embraces fear in order to stop the villains of Gotham. Does this symbolize Batman’s own “fear of the Lord?” All that … Continue reading

FCC 19: Christian Themes in THE PRESTIGE | Movie Podcast

This is a promotional image for the film THE PRESTIGE, and it features Hugh Jackman as Angier, Christian Bale as Borden, and Scarlett Johansson as Olivia.

On this episode of Finding Christ In Cinema, we fall through the trapdoor and into the water tank as we look for Christian themes in THE PRESTIGE. What can we learn about the contest between Angier and Borden? Does Nikola Tesla represent God in the film? All that and more … Continue reading

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