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Glimpses of Grace in the Films of the Coen Brothers
Beyond their penchant for the macabre, the directors’ films also display transcendent hope.
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What Happened When Christian Writers Watched an All-Muslim Movie?
Introducing a new series from film critic Jeffrey Overstreet.
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A Bunch of Deleted Scenes Might Become Your Movie of the Year
Kirsten Johnson’s collection of arresting leftovers, ‘Cameraperson,’ is laden with meaning.
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Encountering the Mystical in the ‘The Fits’
The fascinating film about adolescent encounters with the sublime gives us plenty to ponder.
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The Truth of Scorsese’s Faithless Characters
In an interview with CT, ‘Silence’ director reveals why he is drawn to ‘wretches.’
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Threatened by Terrorists, Nine Monks Made an Amazing Decision
What type of reaction will their thought-provoking response stir in you?
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Arrival’s Terrifying Vision of a Global ‘Unfriending’
Although caused by aliens, the breakdown in communication in Arrival feels all too familiar.
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'A Man for All Seasons' is a Movie for Our Time
The stirring portrait of Sir Thomas More shows the costly importance of faithfulness.
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‘13th’ Introduces America to the Dark History of Our Criminal Justice System
The new Netflix documentary makes the case that to save the future, we need to stop defending the past.
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88 Minutes of Film That Could Save a Life
That's the power of 'The Station Agent.'
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Before You Vote, Watch ‘Vertigo’
What Hitchcock's thriller can teach us about sexism, nostalgia, and the gospel's call to justice.
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‘Paterson’ Richly Rewards the Watchful
So much depends upon a bus driver, carefully attentive, writing poetry in Paterson, NJ.
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Will the Force Be Strong with Rogue One?
It will depend on if the film taps in to the secret of any good Star Wars movie.
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Why ‘The Secret of Kells’ is a Perfect Christmastime Movie
The film is a gorgeous reminder of the beauty of God that waits beyond our walls of fear.
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The Broken Hands of Doctor Strange
What Marvel’s latest hero movie teaches us about engaging suffering.
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First Love, Last Love: Courtship Culture and the Teen Cancer Romance
Movies like 'A Walk to Remember,' 'Twilight,' and 'The Fault in Our Stars' have picked up on a key facet of the way we talk about teen romance.
Young Christians are advised to put off romance until a time as in courtship culture, marriage is part of the discussion from very The Christian viewer is thus inclined to give them a pass
Talking About RevolutionsSubscriber Access Only
"What religious critics are saying about The Matrix Revolutions, The Revolution Will Not Be Televised, Elf, Brother Bear, The Human Stain, In the Cut, Shattered Glass, Mystic River, Radio, Veronica Guerin, and the upcoming Return of the King, and DaVinci Code"
Traumatized, he stumbles into an ill-advised affair with a much younger woman named and appropriately, and it is equally possible for a viewer to allow (A discussion between Christian
Children of MenSubscriber Access Only
so many familiar images of real-world chaos, the viewer can come Discussion starters: Is Children of Men a pessimistic view of If you could have advised the writers, what revisions might
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.
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