Category Archives: Film Shots

Scattershooting while wondering about films and films and faith.

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. Spoiler Alert for those planning to watch the … Continue 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. In this first episode premiering August 14th 2020, hosts Kenny Dickson and Mike Hatch discuss the film and faith … 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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Faith, In the Crown Study-“Aberfan”

This is a study of faith issues presented in the third episode season three of the Crown. It can be used as a group or individual study. If it is to be used by a group, it is recommended that … Continue reading

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Faith, in “The Crown” Study

This is a study of faith issues in the sixth episode from the second season of The Crown. It can be used as a group or individual study. If it is to be used by a group, it is recommended … Continue reading

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