As in previous months, Netflix’s best new acquisitions are, for the most part, great family-friendly films.
Good science fiction asks intriguing ethical questions, and Neal Shusterman’s Scythe certainly has those. The answers it gives, however, are in need of more secure ethical and philosophical grounding.
For those of us that don’t live in huge cities, January can be a good time to catch up on Oscar bait films. This week is no exception.
The horror genre is all too often a canvas for graphic depictions of evil with no redeeming qualities. But the horror-influenced Netflix original Stranger Things uses those frightening elements to a greater purpose. Few stories with these elements use them to such great effect, in a way that makes it not only a fantastic story, but also in a way that, implicitly, leads us closer to a Christian worldview.
2016 has been a year filled with disappointments, but Pete’s Dragon is not one of them.
Many would call C.S. Lewis a great lay theologian. But perhaps the most impressive part of his repertoire is that his best theology is and always was expressed through children’s literature.
From the moment Bebop and Rocksteady were announced, it was clear that this could either finally be the movie that loyal Ninja Turtle fans have always wanted, or a desecration of their most beloved characters. So which is it?