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Religion

Victor Fielding (Leslie Odom, Jr.), a single dad with a 12-year-old daughter, has good reason to have lost religion. He saw his pregnant wife die while they were on a photography assignment in Haiti. …
Early in In Viaggio, a Coast Guard radar antenna spins in the night, a stark visual accompanied only by the harrowing audio of desperate migrants pleading for help as their boat sinks off the coast of…
Tammy Faye (Jessica Chastain) and Jim Bakker (Andrew Garfield) meet as chipmunk-cheeked cheery Bible students who want to emphasize Jesus’ love versus the typical sin-and-hellfire style of preaching. …
As a non-Catholic, I became familiar with the Miracle at Fatima in college. I was fascinated by this story of a visit by the Virgin Mary in "modern" times that was ultimately witnessed by tens of thou…
It has been said that Silence is Martin Scorsese’s passion project. A fan of Shūsaku Endō's 1966 novel, he has apparently been trying for three decades to bring the story of Jesuit priests in 17th cen…
Over ten years ago, Trinity Church in Cedar Hill, Texas (outside of Dallas) started a Halloween haunted house that was designed to literally scare the fear of Hell into you. It was in 1999 though, tha…
Set at American Eagle Christian High School, Saved! is the story of Mary (Jena Malone), an ordinary teen whose world is turned upside down when her boyfriend reveals that he is gay. Troubled, Mary fee…
Now, everyone will compare this film to the multiple-Oscar-winning 1957 epic Ben-Hur starring the majestic Charlton Heston (and his supporting cast of very white teeth). The truth is, this story has b…
Based on Lawrence Wright’s book of the almost-same name (Wright’s title throws “Hollywood” into the mix after the word “Scientology”), Gibney’s film examines how a sci-fi author in the 1950s managed t…
Here’s the thing: if you assume your audience already knows the story – in this case, that of Moses (Christian Bale) and the freeing of the Hebrews from slavery at the hands of Pharaoh Ramses the Grea…
If you're inclined to feel put off by a film called Let God, perhaps you'd feel better about watching something called The Trail. One sounds specifically aimed at Christian audiences, while the other …
Touted as Jesus' life told with "the scope and scale of an action epic", Son of God hangs its hat on being accessible to the masses while not so subtly aiming to convert its audience into proper Chris…
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