Author Archives: revkennydickson

About revkennydickson

I am a United Methodist minister and my professional passion is connecting issues of life and faith to film and other artforms. I am also interested in autism awareness and ministry and special needs. I am married to Michelle and have two children.

Faithspotting “Tenet” Part 2, Return to The Theater

Mike and Kenny discuss the experience of going back to the theater for the first time in 8 months to watch the Christopher Nolan film Tenet as well as the corporate worship. Follow the link to listen to the episode … Continue reading

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Faithspotting “Tenet”

Mike and Kenny discuss the film and faith elements spotted in Christopher Nolan’s Tenet. Listen to the Tenet Episode: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/faithspotting/id1524339974 While Tenet is a very complex film that may require a second viewing to more fully understand the complexity, it … Continue reading

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Faithspotting “Boys State”

Listen to the Boys State episode https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/faithspotting/id1524339974#episodeGuid=c0e735fa-8cea-489a-9eed-39046a6e36d6 Kenny and Mike discuss the film and faith elements spotted in the documentary film Boys State. Directed by Amanda McBaine and Jesse Moss, Boys State documents the 2018 Texas Boys State gathering. Boys … Continue reading

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Faithspotting “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?”

Listen to the episode Won’t You Be My Neighbor: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/faithspotting/id1524339974#episodeGuid=06f23268-58ef-43fc-b2ca-b655e4e0ab94 Kenny Dickson and Mike Hatch discuss the cinematic and faith elements reflected in the Fred Rogers Documentary Film Won’t You Be My Neighbor, available for streaming rental or purchase on … Continue reading

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Faithspotting The Banker

Mike and Kenny discuss the film and faith elements in The Banker, starring Anthony Mackie and Samuel L. Jackson and directed by George Nolfi.  Listen to The Banker episode. https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/faithspotting/id1524339974?i=1000490094669 The Banker tells the story of two of America’s most … Continue reading

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Faithspotting Da 5 Bloods Podcast

Hosts Kenny Dickson and Mike Hatch discuss the film and faith spotted in Spike Lee’s Da 5 Bloods, a film vast in imagery, characters, and story and flush with social and theological reflection. Listen to Da 5 Bloods Podcast https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/faithspotting/id1524339974?i=1000489408331Continue reading

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Faithspotting: Greyhound

Hosts Kenny Dickson and Mike Hatch look at the Apple TV+ film Greyhound and discuss the faith elements spotted in the World War II, Tom Hanks screenplay.  Based on the novel, “The Good Shepherd” by C. S. Forester, Tom Hanks … Continue reading

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Faithspotting Hamilton

Faithspotting is a podcast (Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify) dedicated to spotting and discussing faith elements in film, TV and Music. Click the link to listen to the Faithspotting – Hamilton Podcast  https://podcast.app/faithspotting-hamilton-e111110052/?utm_source=ios&utm_medium=share Walt Disney Company    Daveed Diggs / … Continue reading

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“Dads” A Film Just in Time for Dad’s Day

“Dads” is an engaging recognition and celebration of modern fatherhood. Directed by Bryce Dallas Howard, celebrities including Ron Howard, Will Smith, Conan O’Brien, Jimmy Fallon, Kenan Thompson, Neil Patrick Harris, and Hasan Minhaj, among others reflect on the impact becoming … Continue reading

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Review: The Banker

With high caliber star factor and a well-written script based on an important story too few are aware of, The Banker is a film that should be on everyone’s watch list. George Nolfi (The Adjustment Bureau) directs Anthony Mackie (Bernard … Continue reading

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