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February 26, 2018
Living Biblically Creator Patrick Walsh Talks About Family, Faith and His Spiritual Sitcom
Television sitcoms want you to like them. So historically, half-hour comedies have avoided the same...
February 23, 2018
The Eden and Armageddon of Annihilation
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February 16, 2018
Why Black Panther’s The Movie We Need Right Now
T'Challa's in heaven, or something close to it. The newly crowned king of Wakanda stands...
February 05, 2018
Is God an Eagles Fan?
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January 27, 2018
Why the Churchill Drama Darkest Hour is as Timely as Ever
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January 23, 2018
Five Oscar Hits and Misses Worth Talking About
Oscar—Hollywood's very own golden, naked Santa Claus—handed out gifts this morning, and he was especially...
January 21, 2018
The Glory of the Backup: The Inspiring Stories of Case Keenum and Nick Foles
Case Keenum’s season was over. Most everyone knew it. His Minnesota Vikings put up a...
January 18, 2018
The Girl in ‘Forever My Girl’ Warns Us About the Dangers of Convertibles
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January 16, 2018
Why I’m Excited About a Documentary About Mr. Rogers
I don't have a lot of heroes. But Fred Rogers is one of them. I...
January 14, 2018
What Kylo Ren Can Teach Us
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January 11, 2018
Two Soldiers Tell the Real Story Behind 12 Strong
On Jan. 19, the war drama 12 Strong will hit theaters and hit 'em hard....
January 08, 2018
Are People Missing the Point of Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri?
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, ran away with plenty of hardware from the Golden Globes...
January 05, 2018
What The Post Can Teach Us About Pushing Past Fear
Most folks would call The Post a straightforward docudrama. Maybe if you squinted really, really...
January 03, 2018
Six Faith-Based Movies (Maybe) Worth a Look This Year
What? It's just the early days of 2018 and your "Read the Bible in a...
December 18, 2017
‘I’ve always Been Fascinated with the Concept of Grace:’ An Interview with Lady Bird Director Greta Gerwig
Everyone loves Lady Bird. The little indie coming-of-age dramedy boasts a 99-percent "freshness" rating on...
December 14, 2017
Why Luke Skywalker is a Perfect Spiritual Symbol For Our Times
It's not easy being Luke Skywalker. The one-time fresh-faced lad from Tatooine has been kidnapped...
December 11, 2017
Watching God’s Best Movies of the Year
What makes a good movie? Ask a secular movie reviewer, and they’ll talk about the...
December 06, 2017
Why a Doc about Istanbul’s Stray Cats Might be One of the Year’s Best—and Most Spiritual—Movies
I’m not a cat person. I used to be, back before I realized that they...
November 30, 2017
Film and Follicles: Hollywood’s Seven Best Beards of 2017
Much has been said and written about the Avengers: Infinity War trailer already. Who is...
November 27, 2017
Netflix Asks Us to Find God in the Mud of Mudbound
Netflix, the ubiquitous television streaming service, wants to become a venue for must-see movies, too,...
November 20, 2017
Check Out ‘A Wrinkle in Time’s’ New Trailer
Disney just released its new trailer for A Wrinkle in Time, in theaters March 9....
November 17, 2017
What Went Wrong With Justice League (and How to Fix It)
I feel kind of sorry for D.C. We know the folks behind Justice League meant...
November 14, 2017
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November 11, 2017
Sin, Penance and Forgiveness in an Age of Scandal
My favorite movie? It might be The Mission. The 1986 movie unpacks the story of...
November 10, 2017
A Spoiler-Free Look at What Murder on the Orient Express Gets Right, and Wrong, About Faith
Every summer, when I'd visit my grandma and grandpa at their Colorado cabin for a...
November 05, 2017
How ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Connects With Christian Faith in Four Freaky Ways
Let's not pretend that Thor: Ragnarok is some profound theological declaration. It's a superhero movie,...
November 03, 2017
‘The Long Road Home’: Faith Under Fire
In the second hour of National Geographic's miniseries The Long Road Home, Lt. Shane Aguero...
October 31, 2017
Exorcism Of Emily Rose is a Boo-eutiful Halloween Movie
The doorbell's stopped ringing. The candy—at least all the candy you can bear to part...
October 29, 2017
I’ll Push You: ‘God Was Saying I Need to Do This’
The Camino de Santiago—traditionally stretching from the southwest corner of France to the Cathedral of...
October 27, 2017
The Florida Project: Searching for the Kingdom of Heaven Next to the Magic Kingdom
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