Tag Archives: faith and film

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 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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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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1917

From its earliest days, films have depicted people and the lives they live. December 28th 1895 is considered the birthday of cinema as Luis and Auguste Lumière first projected a moving image onto a screen, a train pulling into the … Continue reading

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Little Women

Greta Gerwig’s film adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s beloved book Little Women deserves the accolades and overwhelmingly positive reviews it has received. There is probably no greater challenge in filmmaking than adapting beloved literary works. Typically there have already been … Continue reading

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Review: A Hidden Life

For those who imagine what would have happened if the SS monsters chasing The Von Trapp family in The Sound of Music had captured them in the Abbey’s graveyard, Terrence Malick’s latest virtuosic film, A Hidden Life offers a possible … Continue reading

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All Are In Need of A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Focus Features The 2018 documentary film about Fred Rogers, Won’t You Be My Neighbor is one of the finest films in recent years.  Even though it was not in the genre of Faith Films, its presentation of Fred Roger’s quiet, … Continue reading

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