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

A Better Land in SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION | FCC 49

This is an image from the film SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION that features Tim Robbins as Andy Dufresne kneeling in the rain.

On this episode of Finding Christ in Cinema, we are innocent just like everyone else as we look for Christian themes in THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION. What can we learn from Brooks, Red, and the Institution of Sin? Can it help us to understand Hope in the same way as Andy … Continue reading

Like A Little Child in THE LEGO MOVIE | FCC 34

This is a promotional image for the film THE LEGO MOVIE and it features Emmet, Batman, Wyldstyle, and other characters.

On this episode of Finding Christ in Cinema, something is rotten in Bricksburg as we look for Christian themes in The LEGO Movie. What makes the Special so “special”? Is The Man Upstairs causing Emmet to stumble? All that and more in 3…2…1! The LEGO Movie  is Like a Little … 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

LUCY | Monday Movie Review

This is an image from the film LUCY that features Lucy looking through the once-invisible cell phone receptions.

Lucy  is the movie I almost missed. After already being in the theaters for over a month, Lucy was fading quickly from the marquees. I had been excited to see the film since before I left for the City of Children mission trip (as I mentioned in FCC 14), and a friend … Continue reading

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