The Final Inquiry — now going straight to DVD

It looks like Fox Faith Movies, the theatrical distribution arm of Fox Faith, has come to an end. If you enter the URL for their website at, you are automatically redirected to, which is the website for their DVD distribution. And there, you will see that The Final Inquiry — the remake of the early-church drama The Inquiry (1986) that was originally going to come out last April, and was then said to be tentatively scheduled for a theatrical release this month — is now going straight to DVD on February 19.

About Peter T. Chattaway

Peter T. Chattaway was the regular film critic for BC Christian News from 1992 to 2011. In addition to his film column, which won multiple awards from the Evangelical Press Association, the Canadian Church Press and the Fellowship of Christian Newspapers, his news and opinion pieces have appeared in such publications as Books & Culture, Christianity Today, Bible Review and the Vancouver Sun. He also contributed essays to the books Re-Viewing The Passion: Mel Gibson’s Film and Its Critics (Palgrave Macmillan, 2004) and Scandalizing Jesus?: Kazantzakis’s The Last Temptation of Christ Fifty Years on (Continuum, 2005).

  • Anonymous

    I wonder if the recent news related to Monica Cruz, who stars as the female lead in this film, had anything to do with their decision, particularly after the lack-lustre box-office result of The Nativity was blamed by some on Keisha Castle-Hughes off-camera exploits.

  • Anonymous

    The movie actually played for a one-week exclusive engagement in Dallas starting December 14th.