ARRIVAL: Grace and Listening | FCC 131

This image from ARRIVAL shows Amy Adams.

In ARRIVAL, Dr. Louise Banks (played by Amy Adams) has the chance to communicate with aliens. While her colleagues insist on being forceful and blunt, Louise believes that it is better to exhibit a little grace and be quick to listen so that she can start a relationship before asking … Continue reading

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

PACIFIC RIM: Christian Unity | FCC 65

This image from PACIFIC shows a team of Jaegers.

In Pacific Rim, the pilots of the Jaegers have to be drift compatible in order to operate those machines. In this episode of the Finding Christ In Cinema podcast, we use the idea of drift compatibility to discuss the theme of Christian unity. For your convenience you will find each … Continue reading

EX MACHINA | Monday Movie Review

This is a promotional image for the film EX MACHINA that features Domhnall Gleeson, Alicia Vikander, and Oscar Isaac.

A good science fiction story is hard to find, but call in the search dogs because Ex Machina is here. Being released within the same weekend as the ultra-anticipated-but-ultimately-meh Avengers: Age of Ultron hasn’t stopped Ex Machina from being rightfully hailed as the “sleeper hit” of the early summer movie season. And upon leaving the theater after … Continue reading

Covered by the Blood in EDGE OF TOMORROW | FCC 53

This is a promotional image from the film EDGE OF TOMORROW that features Tom Cruise as Cage and Emily Blunt as Rita.

On this episode of Finding Christ in Cinema, we don our battle suits and rally against the Mimics as we find Christian themes in EDGE OF TOMORROW. Is William Cage’s ability to respawn from death and learn from his mistakes an example of Grace? Or, is it an example of … Continue reading

JUPITER ASCENDING | Monday Movie Review

This is a promotional image for the film JUPITER ASCENDING with Mila Kunis as Jupiiter Jones, Channing Tatum as Caine Wise, and the planet Jupiter behind them.

I really wanted to love Jupiter Ascending, the Wachowskis’s latest big-screen adventure. After seeing it in 3D, I couldn’t get over how beautiful it all looked. The futuristic cityscapes, the outer space sequences, and the expansive use of the color palette throughout the whole picture was impressively lush. After those few seconds of … Continue reading

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