Too often, short films go unnoticed in our cultural diet. But often they also have important things to say to us. Few films, short or feature-length, bring the gravity and honesty of Cruel Logic.
Christians who make art have surely stumbled over the question of whether the inclusion of certain content is “Christian” or “moral.” Read More
I’m blessed to be a co-host on the A Clear Lens podcast, alongside Nate Sala and Gene Gosewehr (also of Reel World Theology, and occasional CER guest writer). In the latest episode of the podcast, we talk about whether or not Christians should see The Shack, and the theological challenges (and missteps) of Martin Scorcese’s Silence.
As twisted as it sounds, Christian parents will want to screen the new Beauty and the Beast before taking their kids. Not because of rebellious children a la The Little Mermaid, but because of social progressivism – more specifically, homosexuality.
Christians of various shades throughout the years have raised questions about whether watching films that portray God constitutes a violation of the Second Commandment. Those Christians certainly have their hearts in the right place, but to view film as a violation of the commandment betrays a fundamental misunderstanding of the spirit of the commandment itself.
This isn’t really a movie or book review as much as it is a character analysis. However, we’re not just putting one character under the microscope – we’ll be examining two.