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Book Review: Movies Are Prayers

Movies Are Prayers: How Films Voice Our Deepest Longings (IVP) achieves something rather remarkable: author Josh Larsen is open and sincere about his Christian faith and examines the films in this volume through an overtly religious lens, yet the book’s tone and tenor are accessible and beneficial for all audiences interested in film criticism, religious or otherwise. This […]

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5 Films: Art and Creativity

The “5 Films” series is a brief list of recommended films based on a particular theme or genre, usually sparked by something of relevance in our present-day culture. “Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” So says Thomas Merton. I tend to agree. Art challenges, inspires, critiques, affects. The […]

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5 Films: Theodicy

The “5 Films” series is a brief list of recommended films based on a particular theme or genre, usually sparked by something of relevance in our present-day culture. Why do bad things happen to good people? Why is there suffering, evil, and injustice in the world? Where is God in all this? Did God allow […]

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5 Films on Immigrants

The “5 Films” series will be a new Cinemayward list of recommendations, similar to this earlier list of football films. These lists aren’t exhaustive, nor are they “the best” of this particular genre. These are simply five recommended films connected by a common idea or theme, usually sparked by something of relevance in our present-day […]

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