Lent prepares us for Easter, when Jesus rises from the dead. The power of Easter is the promise of new life. As E. T. dies, Elliott comes back to life. Everyone comes to terms that E. T. has died. They place him in a coffin like container, to be dissected at a later time.
Kiefer Sutherland, Robert Carlyle, and Mark Strong star as POWs during World War II who are faced with a choice between responding with hate or embracing love.
“Each day, we would pick up the local and national papers and read about what was happening right where I live. I was stunned to learn that these judges were accused of such heinous crimes involving children, especially since I probably voted for both of them!”
Miyazaki has at times quoted from Ecclesiastes, “Whatever your hand finds to do, do with your might.” That is truly Jiro’s approach to the aircraft he creates. It is also clearly a driving force in Miyazaki’s art. If indeed this is his final film, it is a strong way to draw his career to a close. But still, I will miss his work.
Does it sound familiar? We live in a world torn apart by war, and every day our soldiers return incomplete. They have been scarred both physically and mentally, and as a society there are times when we don’t know what to say or how to react.
A film like Babel challenges us to remember our own roles in the suffering of those around the world. It encourages us to wander in the desert, searching our hearts, and confessing those things that have caused separation between us and God and us and the rest of humanity. We confess the things that break the connection.
Get an exclusive look at the making of the Ark for the upcoming movie Noah and experience the Ark for yourself.
Some choose to give up social media, some give up chocolate, others give up soda. It is not an act of denial for the sake of penitence, but rather it renounces the temptation to focus on something other than God, and is an act of solidarity to what Jesus experienced for the first forty days following His baptism.
Just days after its nationwide release, the epic motion picture Son of God amazes Hollywood with $26.5M Box Office.
This week’s DVD options for movies and television.
The Sabbath is for rediscovering the joy of communion with God. I challenge those who are in need of this to find a day that is convenient to make your focus God.
“Who do you say that I am?” That is one of the key questions in the gospels (well, in three of them anyway). It is also a question we should ask of modern versions of the life of Christ: who do they say Jesus is?
Idleman’s three main ‘acts’ are Sudden Awakening, Brutal Honesty, and Immediate Action. He encourages us to reflect introspectively on our lives and not wait for something tragic to change our trajectory, but to turn away from whatever the problematic behavior or attitude is.
In a Christian Post exclusive, John Snowden, the Biblical Consultant to filmmakers on the ‘Noah’ movie, responds to recent criticism surrounding the film.
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