Movies & TV

HBO’s ‘Solitary’ Revisits Why It’s Not Good for Man to Be Alone
Kristi Jacobson’s penetrating new documentary confronts viewers with the soul-withering effects of solitary confinement.
'Get Out' Locks Our Gaze on Racism’s Horror
Jordan Peele's groundbreaking directorial debut challenges us to see racial sin with clear eyes.
The Invisible Americans in ‘Served Like a Girl’ and ‘The Work’
New documentaries profile the easily overlooked experiences of female veterans and male convicts.
In ‘American Gods,’ the Deities of Myth Meet the Modern World
The pilot for the upcoming Starz series raises provocative questions about worship and divinity.
'This Is Us' Captures the Drama of Unfolding Redemption
Even in its most tear-jerking moments, the runaway NBC hit affirms our eternal hope.
‘Song to Song’ Is Cinematic Wisdom Literature
With Austin (and Solomon) as his muse, Terrence Malick applies ancient truth to the 21st-century world.
‘Big Little Lies’ Tells the Truth
How the new HBO murder-mystery series gets motherhood right.
In ‘Logan’, Wolverine Confronts the Wages of Sin
Hugh Jackman's final performance as the iconic mutant brings him face to face with his own mortality.
The Story Behind the World's Most Complete Graphic Bible
A conversation with the Kingstone Comics editor who oversaw the massive effort to adapt sacred Scripture into comics form.
Does ‘The Image of God’ Extend to Robots, Too?
On-screen depictions of artificial intelligence like 'Westworld' complicate our understanding of the imago Dei.
'Moonlight' Is a Flawed, But Rewarding Exercise in Christian Empathy
The Oscar favorite's portrayal of black, gay experience is at odds with a biblical sexual ethic—but for some, it might be worth the discomfort.
As a Special Needs Parent, I Thought I'd Hate ‘Speechless’
Why I was wrong—and what the ABC comedy reveals about conviction and forgiveness.
In ‘Rectify,’ Gritty Realism Meets Its Match: Grace
The masterful four-season drama takes a surprisingly biblical view of human nature.
Farewell to TV's Most Powerful Single Ladies
What primetime pioneers Mary Tyler Moore and Lena Dunham teach us about culture-making and Christian influence.
‘The Young Pope’ Takes an Anxious Look at the Danger of Doubt
HBO's unsettling Vatican satire asks what happens when spiritual leaders shirk their own faith.
Christians at Sundance
Artist reports from 2017 Sundance Film Festival
The Most ‘Epic’ Part of DC’s ‘Powerless’ Is Mundane Mortal Man
Despite a lackluster premiere, the NBC sitcom brings some much-needed humanity to a superhuman universe.
Can ‘The Resurrection of Gavin Stone’ Raise Christian Movies from the Dead?
The church-friendly comedy aims to replace cringes with laughs—but does it succeed?
‘Paterson’ Richly Rewards the Watchful
So much depends upon a bus driver, carefully attentive, writing poetry in Paterson, NJ.
Encountering the Mystical in the ‘The Fits’
The fascinating film about adolescent encounters with the sublime gives us plenty to ponder.
Top Story July 23, 2017
How God Sent His Word to An Iraqi Interpreter
How God Sent His Word to An Iraqi Interpreter
I saw an American soldier reading his Bible, and I wanted to know more.
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