In ‘Alien: Covenant,’ the March of Progress Ends in Death
Ridley Scott's sci-fi franchise is as gruesome as ever—but this time, the horror feels disturbingly human.
Ridley Scott's sci-fi franchise is as gruesome as ever—but this time, the horror feels disturbingly human. In 'Alien: Covenant,' the March of Progress Ends in Death.
The Silver Lining on the Zombie Apocalypse
In his upcoming book, a university professor explores the horror—and the hope—of pop culture’s favorite disaster scenario.
In his upcoming book, a university professor explores the horror—and the hope—of pop culture's favorite disaster scenario. The Silver Lining on the Zombie Apocalypse.
'Get Out' Locks Our Gaze on Racism’s Horror
Jordan Peele's groundbreaking directorial debut challenges us to see racial sin with clear eyes.
'Get Out' Locks Our Gaze on Racism's Horror. 'Get Out' Locks Our Gaze on Racism's Horror. Image: Courtesy Universal Pictures. 'Get Out' Locks Our Gaze on Racism's Horror.
Spiritual Longing on the Silver Screen
How the makers (and watchers) of movies are engaged in a kind of prayer.
All movies or only some? He surveys all genres, from horror to historical drama, and he commends both family-friendly fare and films fit only for mature audiences.
Turning the World Upside Down, Down Under
As Americans debate the Benedict Option, anti-Christian fervor in Australia has convinced me that we need a more disruptive strategy.
Paul's Cathedral in Melbourne, The Age's Chris Johnston complained, with the horror of a housewife discovering a rat in the pantry, that not only are the city's eastern suburbs infested
How Christians See Muslims
Missions experts urge concern for both souls and security.
More than any other religious group, they're hearing the horror stories,” said Cashin, who himself has had three friends and colleagues martyred attempting to take the gospel to Muslim
The Conjuring 2
Ed and Lorraine Warren return, fighting demons and relying on faith.
Ed and Lorraine Warren (Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga), a deeply devout Catholic couple whose lives have formed the basis for a lot of paranomal and supernatural horror films.
The Divorce Delusion: Marriage Matters for the Gospel's Sake
The prevalence of divorce today means Christians should understand marriage even better.
unscathed. Even atheists who have gone through divorce will admit to the brokenness—and at times horror—that accompany a “happy” or “necessary” divorce.
The Christian's best option is love.
I'd lived in the Middle East and Europe and been accustomed to bombings and religious unrest, but I couldn't fathom such horror happening in the US Not in my homeland, where
A return to plot twists (but not a return to form) for M. Night Shyamalan.
Genre Comedy, Horror. Directed By M. Night Shyamalan. Run Time 1 hour 34 minutes. Cast Olivia DeJonge, Ed Oxenbould, Deanna Dunagan, Peter McRobbie. We have a horror movie!
Why the Shift from Horror to Terror on 'CSI' Is a Problem
There's graphic, and then there's gratuitous.
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A bloody roller coaster with unappealing hills and underwhelming drops.
Genre Horror. Directed By Ciarán Foy. Run Time 1 hour 37 minutes. Cast James Ransone, Shannyn Sossamon, Robert Daniel Sloan, Dartanian Sloan.
Easter’s Blow to My Social Apathy
Only Jesus can offer forgiveness, both for the evil of history and the evil in my heart.
powerless. If we don't see dignity in the other, it justifies an indifference to injustice that could cause future generations, in hindsight, to recoil in horror.
Must-Haves for Innovation in Missions (Part One)
Christian ministries are not insulated from the hyper-speed of change in the twenty-first century.
To my horror, the translators found that the texts which were intended to help them were nearly unusable due to poor application of translation principles and the sophisticated level of