Taking Aim at Worship
Why we need to re-orient our worship.
God. Triune God enjoyed perfect community before creation—“unending fellowship, ceaseless conversation and immeasurable love” (pg. 185). Believing
Limping through Scripture
An interview with Jennifer Grant and Cathleen Falsani about Disquiet Time
AJ: Eugene Peterson wrote the foreword to the book. Did it take any persuading for him to contribute to this decidedly not PG-rated compilation? CF: No, not at all.
Why We Review R-Rated Films
You're a neighbor before you're a consumer.
For instance, the PG-13 designation didn't exist until July 1984, and the first film to receive it was Red Dawn. It was instituted largely because of complaints
Will Church's R-Rated Movie Hurt Teen Faith?
Study says such films are 'damaging to religious faith,' while movie-making church disputes rating.
CT has followed the rise of church-produced movies, a trend led by Sherwood Baptist Church's production of Facing the Giants (rated PG), Fireproof (rated PG) and Courageous (rated
'Sing Street' Takes Teenagers (and Music) Seriously
The latest from "Once" director John Carney is an autobiographical, infectious 1980s musical.
girl. Divorce, angry verbal fights, fistfights, and so on. However: somehow this is a strangely innocent film, and its PG-13 rating is just about right. Alissa
The film is uneven, but Joy knows just who she is.
Lawrence in 'Joy'. Our Rating. Average Rating: 1; 2; 3; 4. (24 user ratings)ADD YOURS. Mpaa Rating PG-13 (For brief strong language.). Genre Drama. Directed
The film is flawed, but the wire walk makes it all worth it.
Our Rating. Average Rating: 1; 2; 3; 4. (2 user ratings)ADD YOURS. Mpaa Rating PG (For thematic elements involving perilous situations, and for some nudity, language, brief drug
The Good Dinosaur
Possibly the most generic Pixar movie ever.
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Star Wars: The Force Awakens
The magic is back.
Force Awakens'. Our Rating. Average Rating: 1; 2; 3; 4. (27 user ratings)ADD YOURS. Mpaa Rating PG-13 (For sci-fi action violence.). Genre Action, Fantasy.
A movie about a fateful climb that brings up a question: is “Christian Tragedy” an oxymoron?
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Hollywood tries to turn a clash between science and a powerful institution into an immigrant doctor's "such a time as this."
Our Rating. Average Rating: 1; 2; 3; 4. (5 user ratings)ADD YOURS. Mpaa Rating PG-13 (For thematic material including some disturbing images, and language.).
In the Heart of the Sea
In trying to tell the origin story of 'Moby-Dick,' director Ron Howard misses the point.
ADD YOURS. Mpaa Rating PG-13 (For intense sequences of action and peril, brief startling violence, and thematic material.). Genre Action, Adventure
Pride, Prejudice, Zombies, and Straw Men
It's not a satire. It's not a comedy. It's not anything, really.
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies is rated PG-13; I'm not sure how it managed to avoid an R. My guess is that like most horror, zombie, or Scorsese movies, it counts on the sheer
'Hail, Caesar!' — A Tale of the Christ?
"Hail, Caesar!" is both a romp through Hollywood's Golden Age and an unlikely Passion Play.
Caveat Spectator. Hail, Caesar! is rated PG-13 for suggestive situations and smoking. Most of what's uncouth about it is done by implication rather than seen on screen.