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“Film” Articles

We Need to Talk About Hatred and Harassment in the Star Wars Fandom

Star Wars fans have a reputation for and history with toxicity. There's a path forward to promote good conduct and criticism in the fandom.

Deconstruction and “True Myth” in Eternals

Eternals depicts how faith can be challenged and lost. However, there is more beyond mere deconstruction with the hope of reconstruction.

Shang-Chi and the Reality of the Blood Debt

Our decisions and actions always influence the people around us. Shang-Chi learns a powerful lesson about this influence from his father Wenwu.

How to Read, Watch, and Play with Less Guilt and More Care

Many Christians only ask whether a piece of fiction is ok, but maybe there are other, better questions we might ask ourselves to get more out of the stories we consume.
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Luca and the Wisdom of Children

The young cast of Disney's Luca reminded writer Andrew Crawford of his son in how children teach us to find beauty in everything and everyone.

The Nuance of Trust in Raya and the Last Dragon

How much should we trust others with the ever-present potential of betrayal? Raya and the Last Dragon has a messy answer to a messy dilemma.

Four Ways To Support The Film Industry in 2021

With the pandemic, the landscape of the film industry and theatergoing have changed. Chris Fogle lays out ways to support and engage in both.

Free Play 115 | Nerdom on the Small Screen

We have seen a shift in nerdy adaptations of things that we love arriving on the smaller screen. Which are the best and what do we want next?

You Can Enjoy Soul; it is Not Heresy

Soul's vision of the afterlife doesn't jive with the Bible, but its message does in many ways.

The Heart in Faith Based

Perhaps the most meta and interesting film of the year is Faith Based, a film in the style of a mockumentary, about the making of a movie, a faith-based one at that.