Should Christians Give Christian Movies Rave Reviews?

If you’ve been reading this blog recently, you know that Christian film critics sometimes get blasted for pointing out weaknesses in Christian films.

I thought I’d ask the thoughtful, eloquent crowd of Christians over at what they think about this question:

How should a Christian film critic review a Christian movie?

The discussion currently unfolding is full of great, thought-provoking replies.

Instead of commenting here, I encourage you to share your perspective there. (Registration required.)

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About Jeffrey Overstreet

Jeffrey Overstreet departed the Patheos network in order to escape click-bait advertisements that were offending him and his readers. He will re-launch Looking Closer at soon. He is the author of The Auralia Thread, a four-volume fantasy series that begins with Auralia's Colors, and a memoir of "dangerous moviegoing" called Through a Screen Darkly. He teaches creative writing and film studies; speaks internationally about art and faith; served as Writer-in-Residence at Covenant College; and is employed by Seattle Pacific University as a project manager, copyeditor, and writer.