FCC 18: Christian Themes in HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON | Movie Podcast

This is a promotional image for the film HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON. In it, Hiccup is in the forefront, and Toothless is behind him.

On this episode of Finding Christ In Cinema, we follow Hiccup and Toothless to the mythical isle of Berk and look for Christian themes in HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON. What can we learn from the relationship of these two characters? Does it symbolize the unity that all believers should … Continue reading

DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES | Monday Movie Review

This is a close-up image of the eyes of the character Caesar in the film DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES.

In this Monday Movie Review, we look at Dawn of the Planet of the Apes – the second installment in the cinematic reboot of the Planet of the Apes franchise. We then look at how we as Christians can learn more about how we ought to be by digging deeper into the … Continue reading

EARTH TO ECHO | Monday Movie Review

This is a promotional image for the film EARTH TO ECHO, and it features the film's title in the center and the alien-robot Echo.

The Monday Movie Review continues this week with Earth to Echo. It would have continued last week with another sort of alien/robot film, but I was so disappointed with it that I couldn’t bring myself to review for the site. If you want to hear my thoughts on that film which shall … Continue reading

FCC 16: Christian Themes in ERAGON

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On this episode of Finding Christ In Cinema, we ride our dragons into the Alagaesian sunset as we look for Christian themes in Eragon. Does Saphira symbolize the Holy Spirit? Is she the presence of God on earth as well as an Encourager for its people? All that and more … Continue reading

FCC 15: Christian Themes in THE MATRIX

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On this episode of Finding Christ In Cinema, we follow Morpheus down the rabbit hole and discuss Christian themes in THE MATRIX. How is God revealed through Morpheus? Is he more of a Christ-figure than Neo? All that and more in 3…2…1! The Matrix Enter the world of the Matrix: … Continue reading

The Fault In Our Stars | Monday Movie Review

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At first, I had my reservations about watching this film. Some titles of novels / films just rub me the wrong way, and The Fault In Our Stars was (and kinda-sorta still is) one of those titles. And then I noticed the fan base surrounding the book, and for lack of a … Continue reading

X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST | Monday Movie Review

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I apologize for not posting a Monday Movie Review last week. I saw Maleficent, but I just wasn’t stirred enough by it to review it for the site. And as I’ll be leaving for Mexico this Saturday, I wanted to leave the MMR on a positive note…which means X-Men: Days of Future Past. X-Men: … Continue reading

Fantastic Voyage | Family Movie Night

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For this Family Movie Night let’s go on a way out trip to inner space and see what lessons we can learn from the 1966 sci-fi adventure Fantastic Voyage. A Fantastic Voyage This week it was my turn to choose the film for Family Movie Night. And without any planning … Continue reading

FCC 13: Christian Themes in “Signs”

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On this episode of Finding Christ in Cinema, we roam the crop circles of rural Pennsylvania and look for Christian themes in M. Night Shyamalan’s Signs. Is Reverend Graham Hess a dwelling place for demons? Will his hope ever replace his fear? All that and more in 3…2…1! Signs: Not … Continue reading

FCC 12: Christian Themes in “The Hunger Games”

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On this episode of Finding Christ In Cinema, we take the Capitol Train from District 12 to the Arena and look for Christian themes in The Hunger Games. Are we dead in our sins like Primrose Everdeen? Does Jesus volunteer as tribute in our place? All that and more in 3…2…1! … Continue reading

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