Star Wars: Spiritual Education

Star Wars: Spiritual Education

I could feel the excitement and enthusiasm all around me as I sat in the cinema packed with young people ready to watch the new Star Wars film. From the opening scenes they were clearly gripped by the story and impressed by the cinematography, as indeed was I. But, as...
Why the Critics Are Attacking “Ben-Hur”

Why the Critics Are Attacking “Ben-Hur”

PDF The new Ben-Hur is a terrific movie. It is exciting, suspenseful, filled with clashes of spirit, interest, and personality, and offers a story of brotherly love, conflict, revenge, and redemption. Religious faith and the spirit of forgiveness are at its core,...
Risen

Risen

PDF RISEN is a powerful must see film, that will inspire, entertain and impact through its gripping and unique telling of Jesus’ death and resurrection. The film follows Clavius, a high-ranking Roman military tribune and his aide Lucius, who are instructed by Pontius...
Feeling The Force – Star Wars and Spiritual Truth

Feeling The Force – Star Wars and Spiritual Truth

PDF It’s 30 years since George Lucas first brought Star Wars to our cinema screens. Lifelong fan John C. McDowell hails a blockbuster rich in spiritual truth. Feeling the Force A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, there was no God. Or not, at least, the walking,...
The Truman Show

The Truman Show

“The Truman Show” presents a television mogul’s dream. Reality television is a guaranteed audience pleaser today. Shows like “America’s Funniest Home Videos” have been followed by police and crime dramas about real fugitives and for the younger generation there’s...
The Matrix

The Matrix

PDF “Have you ever had a dream, Neo, that you were so sure was for real? What if you were unable to wake from that dream, Neo? How would you know the difference between the dream world and the real world?” The year is around 2199, although we think it’s 1999 and man...