April 13, 2021

By Zach Miller We know from the Bible that when pushed to his mental limit, Jesus was not above throwing tables over and chasing merchants with whips. But what was Christ’s position on chopping down parking meters? Released in 1967, Cool Hand Luke depicts prison camp ward, Luke Jackson, whose unconquerable spirit represents an intolerable aberration under the regime of the tyrannical camp staff. The film was an icon of late 1960’s cinema, and arguably the most iconic role for… Read more

March 15, 2021

This Easter, you can experience the power of the last week of Jesus’ life in theaters. Creators of the concert oratorio “Lamb of God” have put the musical story of the last week of Jesus Christ’s life on film. The highly-anticipated concert film is now available for people all around the world to enjoy at a time when we desperately need it. The story is told from the point of view of those around Jesus, including Peter, John, Thomas, Mary,… Read more

February 19, 2021

The Chosen is the first-ever multi-season show about the life of Jesus. One thing that distinguishes the series from previous portrayals of Jesus is that they are multi-season, episode-based stories. What is remarkable about The Chosen is that it was created outside of the Hollywood system. The writers capture the depth and richness of ancient sacred scripture while also helping viewers see Jesus beyond the Bible. There was great interest in the series from the beginning. The Chosen Productions partnered with VidAngel at… Read more

February 12, 2021

The Bible mentions a lot of people and places that have entered our collective cultural consciousness. For example, Joshua defeated the Canaanites at the battle of Jericho. David fought the Philistine warrior Goliath. King Ahab and his wife Jezebel sparred with the prophet Elijah. Some of these biblical stories have even become common cliches. However, less well known is the archaeology of the biblical world, the actual material remains of these cultures and places, and what they can tell us… Read more

December 11, 2020

The highly anticipated film that premiered on BYUtv last December returns this year, now becoming an annual holiday tradition. Christmas Jars follows the story of an aspiring journalist, Hope Jensen (Jeni Ross), who is looking to uncover the remarkable secret behind a holiday phenomenon: glass jars filled with bills and coins anonymously left for people in need. When Jensen suffers a personal tragedy, she is gifted a jar unexpectedly. After realizing the story could be her big break, she decided to… Read more

December 4, 2020

BYUtv’s Christmas programming is all the magical Christmas content you want and need this holiday season. Christmas is almost here! Who doesn’t love good holiday programming this time of year? The season is a wonderful time to snuggle up with your loved ones on the couch, near a warm fireplace, and watch the shows that remind us of the magic the season brings. BYUtv recently released their full Christmas airing schedule, including the highly anticipated program, Christmas Under the Stars, starring… Read more

October 21, 2020

The 2020 box office numbers are striking. One quick look at the list shows a weird assortment of movies that came out before the pandemic and ones that were hits in 2019 — since there were so few movies released before the pandemic hit. Only two films released in the pandemic era — “Tenet” and “The New Mutants” — made the list, and they’re not even within the top five for the United States. Here’s a rundown of the films. These are… Read more

September 12, 2020

Lauren Daigle’s song, “You Say”, has now been number one on the Christian billboard for the past 100 plus weeks, almost two years. No song has ever done this on the Christian billboard. You can read about the song in this article here: https://www.christianpost.com/news/lauren-daigles-you-say-becomes-first-to-run-100-weeks-at-no-1-on-billboard-hot-songs-chart.html By definition, a Christian song is music that has been written to express either personal or a communal belief regarding Christian life and faith. Common themes of Christian music include praise, worship, penitence, and lament, and… Read more

July 20, 2020

An Incomplete Education is Radiant Studios’ first short-form series that follows the story of Preston (Dylan Walsh) and Rachel (Paloma Rabinov), a father-daughter duo, as they fight to stay alive after a viral pandemic strikes the world. As their story unfolds, viewers will watch as the pair maneuvers through what’s left of the world they once knew with hopes of keeping humanity’s best ideas alive. The powerful conversations shared between Preston and Rachel reveal life lessons that go beyond their… Read more

May 5, 2020

Who is the GOAT (greatest of all time) in basketball? Some believe this is not a valid question because it is unfair to compare players from different eras as how the game is played has changed quite dramatically over the years. I believe this is an irrelevant question to ask because the answer is too obvious, it is Michael Jordan. As a Muslim, one side of me is tempted to name Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the GOAT since he is NBA’s… Read more

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