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December 28, 2018
Anger Reigned In 2018–Except At the Movies
Avengers: Infinity War gave us the greatest roster of superheroes ever assembled on screen. About...
December 14, 2018
Forget the Avengers: Roma Gives Us The Year’s Greatest Hero
Roma begins in water. It’s all we see at first—the water washing over black-and-white tile...
December 10, 2018
And the Most Religious Superhero Movie of the Year is … Deadpool 2?
Deadpool fans were treated to a new poster last week, right in advance of the...
December 01, 2018
George H.W. Bush is Gone, But His Faith Lives On
George H.W. Bush first spoke of “a thousand points of light” in New Orleans,...
November 23, 2018
We Share Good News at Christmastime: The Grinch Shows Us How
No one likes it when carolers attack. That’s especially true if you’re the Grinch, who...
November 16, 2018
Newt’s a Saint in ‘Crimes of Grindelwald’. Really.
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald opens, appropriately enough, with a gathering storm. Silver-tongued villain...
October 09, 2018
Drew Brees Breaks Record, But His Post-Game Interview is Even More Inspiring
I watched New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees break one of the National Football League's...
September 28, 2018
Network TV Is Embracing Something New This Fall: Faith
We’re just ankle-deep into the new fall television season, but already I’m struck by one...
September 07, 2018
Three Fascinating Themes Hiding Under The Nun’s Gruesome, Gothic Horror
I'm a sucker for old-fashioned horror stories. I even love all the clichés—the misty graveyards,...
August 23, 2018
Faith, Doubt and Batman
It’s been an eventful week for my favorite Caped Crusader. First, in commemoration of its...
August 16, 2018
Aretha Franklin, ‘A Gift From God,’ Goes Home
Aretha Franklin may be gone, but her voice lives on. And what a voice. In...
July 26, 2018
CBS’ Upcoming Drama, ‘God Friended Me,’ Looks Pretty Interesting
OK, so Living Biblically didn't work out so well for CBS. The network canned it...
June 04, 2018
The Despair, Hope and Holy Activism of First Reformed
Can God forgive us? Michael, a despairing environmental activist, asks this of Rev. Toller in...
May 31, 2018
What Golden State Can Teach Us About Being Christian in a Post-Christian America
The Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors will face off for the fourth straight...
May 08, 2018
Finding Hope in Horror: A Talk With Wraith Director Michael Sajbel
I'm a sucker for haunted house stories. Nothing gives me goosebumps like a movie filled...
April 18, 2018
Why Captain America Must Die
Captain America Not-so-secret alias: Steve Rogers Starred in: Captain America: The First Avenger; Captain America:...
April 12, 2018
The Incredible Hulk and the Terrific, Terrifying Power of Faith
Hulk Not-so-secret alias: Bruce Banner Played by: Edward Norton, Mark Ruffalo Starred in: The Incredible...
March 28, 2018
What Do Christian Movies Need? More Poetry.
It’s nearly Easter, and when you’re in my curious line of work, that can mean...
March 26, 2018
Just in Time For Easter, Bringing the Good News to the Small Screen
We're in the midst of Holy Week now, a time when Christians commemorate Jesus' final...
March 24, 2018
‘It Changed My Life.’ An Interview With the Director of ‘Summer in the Forest’
We’re afraid of people who are different. It’s not a knock. It’s in our nature....
March 08, 2018
How A Wrinkle in Time Went Wrong
Madeline L'Engle once famously said, "You have to write the book that wants to be...
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
Want to know what Annihilation has on its mind? Look no further than Lena's tattoo....
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?
Just moments after the Philadelphia Eagles upset the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl,...
January 27, 2018
Why the Churchill Drama Darkest Hour is as Timely as Ever
Darkest Hour is the only second-best movie made about the Miracle of Dunkirk this year....
January 14, 2018
What Kylo Ren Can Teach Us
Love it or hate it, Star Wars: The Last Jedi has sparked plenty of debate....
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...
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...
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