Category Archives: Film Shots

Scattershooting while wondering about films and films and faith.

Faithspotting “Promising Young Woman” and “Nomadland”

Mike and Kenny discuss the faith elements spotted in the films Promising Young Woman and Nomadland. Both films were nominated for Golden Globe awards with Nomadland winning Best Dramatic Picture and Chloe Zhao winningh the Best Director globe. Promising Young … Continue reading

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Faithspotting “The Trial of The Chicago 7” and “Mangrove”

Kenny and Mike discuss the films and faith issues spotted in two court dramas, The Trial of theChicago 7 set in 1969 Chicago and Mangrove set in early 1970’s London. Both films depict protest movements, violent response and trials where … Continue reading

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Faithspotting “The Black Church:This is Our Story, This is Our Song”

Kenny and Mike discuss the upcoming PBS Series, The Black Church: This is Our Story, This is Our Song with series director and producer Stacey Holman. The Black Church premieres February 16 and 17 at 9pm ET on PBS. Follow … Continue reading

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Faithspotting “Soul”

Due to Covid protocols, Kenny joins Mike by phone for a virtual recording of Faithspotting as they share their thoughts about, and spot faith elements in the newest Pixar film Soul. We apologize for the less than optimum sound quality. … Continue reading

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Faithspotting Favorite Christmas Movies

Listen to the Favorite Christmas Movies episode https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/faithspotting-favorite-christmas-films/id1524339974?i=1000502738477 Mike and Kenny share and discuss their top 5 Christmas films. Faith is about story and in addition to specific faith elements spotted they share the stories behind these films that make … Continue reading

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Faithspotting “The Crown” Part 2

Follow Link to listen to The Crown Part 2 episode. Please consider subscribing on Apple Podcast, Google, or Spotify. https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/faithspotting-the-crown-part-2/id1524339974?i=1000502016732 Faithspotting hosts Mike and Kenny continue looking at the faith elements in the NETFLIX series, The Crown. In this episode, … Continue reading

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Faithspotting “Hillbilly Elegy”

Link to Hillbilly Elegy Faithspotting episode https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/faithspotting/id1524339974#episodeGuid=212d7fed-1fa4-4f21-9092-db389757e603 Kenny and Mike discuss the NETFLIX film Hillbilly Elegy and examine faith elements spotted in the latest film from Director Ron Howard. Set in Middletown Ohio in 2011, with flashbacks to 1997, Hillbilly … Continue reading

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Faithspotting The Crown Part 1

Kenny and Mike discuss the faith elements spotted in 2 episodes from the NETFLIX series The Crown, “Vergangenheit” from season 2 and “Aberfan” from season 3. Episode Link https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/faithspotting-the-crown/id1524339974?i=1000500420872 Vergangenheit was the 6th episode in the show’s second season. The … Continue reading

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Faithspotting “The Social Dilemma”

Mike and Kenny discuss the film and faith issues in the important Netflix documentary The Social Dilemma. The film is a documentary addressing the addictive and destructive elements of social media. Former early executives of social media platforms discuss the … Continue reading

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Faithspotting “Joker” Halloween Edition

Kenny and Mike discuss the film and faith elements found in Joaquin Phoenix’s Academy Award winning performance in Todd Phillips’s film Joker. Spoiler Alert! Follow link to listen the episode. https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/faithspotting/id1524339974#episodeGuid=e12a31d4-cdbc-450b-b880-7c3b4b6b0f05 As with all Faithspotting episodes, we hope the conversation … Continue reading

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