Movies & TV

Mankind Was Scrooge’s Business (and George Bailey’s, Too)
Two of our favorite Christmas stories teach us that no one can be redeemed in isolation.
‘Kim’s Convenience’ Isn’t Just Another Family Sitcom
The Netflix show offers a fresh way of looking at both Christians and immigrants.
The Unexplored Faith in Ken Burns’s ‘The Mayo Clinic’
Film relates the role of faith in the prestigious hospital founding but remains quiet about patients’ own beliefs.
Announcing ‘Ed Stetzer Live’ on Moody Radio
Moody Radio is launching the new Saturday morning talk show on September 15.
Onward Christian Superheroes
Two of Netflix’s Marvel heroes arise out of their respective Christian cultures.
‘Christopher Robin’ Is Childhood Revisited ... and Resold
The keepers of our nostalgia want to peddle it to us again and again.
Dinosaurs 1, Humanity 0
Why do films like ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ urge us to rejoice in the death of the wicked?
Love Thy Neighbor as Mister Rogers Did
A new documentary shows how a gentle Presbyterian minister turned TV inside out.
‘Wild Wild Country’ Hits Close to Home
The new Netflix documentary reveals an uncomfortable truth about American religious innovation.
Sectarian Cinema: Oscars Highlight Muslim Defense of Persecuted ChristiansSubscriber Access Only
“Watu Wote” shows the power and limits of African and Arab films to probe interfaith relations.
NBC Resurrects ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’
How will Christians respond to the live production? The show’s history offers some clues.
A Wrinkle in Heaven
Can the spiritual dimensions of reality be probed by science?
How Will Hollywood Handle the Spiritual Themes in ‘A Wrinkle in Time?’
Fans of Madeleine L’Engle’s novel are wondering whether the film will do justice to the “cosmic questions” the book raises.
The Red Carpet Is No Longer a Refuge from Real-World Issues
This Academy Awards season, celebrities and fans are looking for more from Hollywood, but even with more robust coverage, they may not always find it.
Unlike the Bible, ‘Living Biblically’ Plays It Safe
Despite the provocative concept, the CBS sitcom avoids offense as well as true humor.
What ‘Black Panther’ Means for Christians
This celebration of black culture and black success points to a bigger story for the church.
Millennials Can Leave Evangelicalism. But Not Its Pop Culture.
Does the cottage industry around Christian subculture nostalgia reveal the church’s failures—or its successes?
Charles Dickens Still Haunts Christmas
How a 19th-century story informs the modern holiday spirit.
‘Wonder’ Reveals the Face of True Human Strength
What the box-office hit tells us about beauty, weakness, and the imago Dei.
‘Justice League’ Unites Its Heroes to Save an Erratic, Uneven World
DC’s answer to the MCU wants to show that surrounding darkness can only strengthen heroic light. It only kind of succeeds.
Pastors Need Friends Born for Adversity
Pastors Need Friends Born for Adversity
When beloved congregants turned on me, who could I trust for advice?
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