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“Film” Articles

Church Nerds 21 | The Chosen One

Bubba & Anna discuss depictions of Biblical events in some of the more recent movies and shows, explaining which ones did it poorly and which ones did it best!

Church Nerds 20 | Books vs. Movies

Bubba & Anna discuss their thoughts and fears about the upcoming Netflix adaptation of The Chronicles of Narnia and then expand the conversation about the age old debate between books and movies, Narnia and beyond! PLUS: Coffee talk. Follow Church Nerds on Twitter!

Ben Solo: The Prodigal Son of Star Wars

The parable of the prodigal son teaches that no one's ever really gone. The Rise of Skywalker touts the same radical forgiveness with Ben Solo's redemption.

Why Criticism Matters

In the face of the deep divide between fans and critics (*ahem* Star Wars), Kevin Schut argues that criticism can actually change our lives for the better.

Skywalker Saga Reflections – Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker

The writers of Love Thy Nerd's Skywalker saga reflections give their impressions on Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker in the wake of its ranging reception.

Skywalker Saga Reflections – Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi

Writer Lisa Eldred shows how Kylo and Luke exemplify two extremes of people addressing life trials, but Yoda shows another way in Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

Skywalker Saga Reflections – Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens

Writer Scott Kingsolver argues how Star Wars: The Force Awakens exemplifies the value in embracing a beloved and messy past with a forward-thinking future.

Skywalker Saga Reflections – Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi

Writer Steve Cullum explains how Star Wars: Return of the Jedi paints a model of undying hope through Luke, who shows that redemption is always possible.

Skywalker Saga Reflections – Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back

Writer Matt Civico analyzes how Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back reflects the feelings of uncertainty and failure when we're in the middle of things.

Skywalker Saga Reflections – Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope

Writer Marc Davis explains how Star Wars: A New Hope still shines today by owning up to its name with imaginative optimism during a cynical period of film.