September (Web-only) 2015

Spotlight
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What happens when good men stop doing nothing?
The Martian
The MartianSubscriber Access Only
Matt Damon and the whole world take on the Martian elements.
The Keeping Room
The Keeping RoomSubscriber Access Only
A feminist Civil War drama that mostly works - except for all the mumbling.
The Walk
The WalkSubscriber Access Only
The film is flawed, but the wire walk makes it all worth it.
The Intern
The InternSubscriber Access Only
A conventional film that explores gender in 21st century America in a surprisingly mature way.
Strike Ends After 27 Days, Christian Schools in Israel Reopen
Strike Ends After 27 Days, Christian Schools in Israel ReopenSubscriber Access Only
Ministry of Education commits to $12.5 million funding increase for one year only.
99 Homes
99 HomesSubscriber Access Only
America's master of social realism tells another gripping story, this one set during the 2010 housing crisis.
Why Being a Pastor-Scholar Is Nearly Impossible
Why Being a Pastor-Scholar Is Nearly ImpossibleSubscriber Access Only
Three tensions of combining pastoral and academic work.
Hotel Transylvania 2
Hotel Transylvania 2Subscriber Access Only
A not-so-beloved original gets a much better sequel.
Church Splits Are Hell. This Play About One Isn’t.
Church Splits Are Hell. This Play About One Isn’t.Subscriber Access Only
Lucas Hnath’s "The Christians" gets complicated human and church life right.
Evangelicals Help Greet Pope Francis at the White House
Evangelicals Help Greet Pope Francis at the White House Subscriber Access Only
Pontiff tells crowd of 11,000 on White House lawn that God ‘has not forsaken us.’
Pope Pious: What Evangelicals Like About Francis
Pope Pious: What Evangelicals Like About FrancisSubscriber Access Only
Disagreement over religious authority and salvation fades as piety trumps doctrine.
Film Festivals, Social Issues, and First World Guilt
Film Festivals, Social Issues, and First World GuiltSubscriber Access Only
Films like 'Beasts of No Nation' raise our awareness of global tragedies. Is that enough?
The Refugee Crisis Frontline: Croatia’s Christians Lend a Hand
The Refugee Crisis Frontline: Croatia’s Christians Lend a HandSubscriber Access Only
As 27,000 people flood in from Serbia, church and relief leaders rush relief and support.
Sicario
SicarioSubscriber Access Only
A remarkably morally dense and thrilling look at people, politics, and the power that controls the two.
Time Out of Mind
Time Out of MindSubscriber Access Only
Want to know what it feels like to be homeless? Let Richard Gere show you in this extraordinary performance.
Captive
CaptiveSubscriber Access Only
The trouble with true stories is all over this star-studded Christian one.
Everest
EverestSubscriber Access Only
A movie about a fateful climb that brings up a question: is “Christian Tragedy” an oxymoron?
Black Mass
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Johnny Depp is great as the vampiric gangster Whitey Bulger, but the film falls curiously flat.
The Wonderless World of Dismaland
The Wonderless World of DismalandSubscriber Access Only
How Banksy’s bemusement park challenges our hope.
The Look of Everyday Kindness
The Look of Everyday KindnessSubscriber Access Only
What it took for Miss Bobbie Wright to have her first vacation in 67 years.
The Visit
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A return to plot twists (but not a return to form) for M. Night Shyamalan.
What Do We Make of '90 Minutes in Heaven'?
What Do We Make of '90 Minutes in Heaven'?Subscriber Access Only
Near-death experiences make for popular books and movies. But what should Christians do with them?
Kim Davis Went to Jail. 'Mark of the Beast' Coal Miner Won $586k. What Gives?
Kim Davis Went to Jail. 'Mark of the Beast' Coal Miner Won $586k. What Gives? Subscriber Access Only
The tricky business of religious accommodation.
Maze Runner to God
Maze Runner to GodSubscriber Access Only
Wrong turns and dead ends punctuated by unexpected grace.
The Long Tail: No Man Is An Island
The Long Tail: No Man Is An IslandSubscriber Access Only
Films (and one television show) about community you can watch at home.
A Walk In The Woods
A Walk In The WoodsSubscriber Access Only
Why are good books so hard to adapt to the big screen?.
Christmas and Cricket: Finding Two Lost C. S. Lewis Articles
Christmas and Cricket: Rediscovering Two Lost C. S. Lewis Articles After 70 Years
“A Christmas Sermon for Pagans” is quintessential Lewis at the height of his renown. “Cricketer’s Progress” is more of a mystery.