KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS: Full Armor of God | FCC 137

This image from KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS shows Art Parkinson as Kubo, Matthew McConaughey as Beetle, and Charlize Theron as Monkey.

In KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS, a young boy named Kubo (voiced by Art Parkinson) and his two companions Monkey (voiced by Charlize Theron) and Beetle (voiced by Matthew McConaughey) venture to find the enchanted armor and defeat the Moon King. Join us as we discuss these Christian themes and … Continue reading

BACK TO THE FUTURE Part III: Sanctification | FCC 93

This image from BACK TO THE FUTURE Part III shows Marty McFly, Doc Brown, and Clara Clayton looking at their watches while stepping out of the DeLorean.

Marty McFly’s journey in the BACK TO THE FUTURE trilogy is like a Christian’s journey in life: in the first film, he attains salvation and justification; in the second film, he is disciplined because of his pride; and in BACK TO THE FUTURE Part III, he goes through sanctification. For … Continue reading

THE MARTIAN: The Light of Salvation | FCC 89

This image from THE MARTIAN shows Matt Damon as Mark Chatney.

In Ridley Scott’s latest film The Martian, Mark Watney is stranded on Mars and cannot save himself. He can survive for a while, but he cannot get back to Earth and attain his own salvation. He instead has to rely on his crew to save him, just like we have to rely … 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

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 17: Christian Themes in HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN

This is the title card from HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN, and it features the title with grayish light source behind the title which cause the letters of the title to cast an outwardly bound shadow.

On this episode of Finding Christ In Cinema, we take the tunnel from under the Whomping Willow to the Shrieking Shack as we look for Christian themes in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. We’re talking Hippogriffs, Dementors, and Patronus Charms, oh my! All that and more in 3…2…1! Interested … Continue reading

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