Movies

Welcome To The Movies!

Welcome to the brand spankin’ new Movies Section at RELEVANTmagazine.com! My name is Matt Wiggins,…

Hollywood Quality for Cheap

Two years ago, a recent graduate of Brigham Young University pulled together a bare bones…

The Wonka You Didn’t Know

We all know that for more than 40 years the story of a poor boy…

From Panel to Frame

It’s no secret that comic books are only second to old television series in rate…

Where Have All The Writers

Is it weird to anyone else that the movie listings these days read like a…

Films Without Faith

It’s rare for a mainstream, big-budget film to deal directly with Christianity or, for that…

The Force Of Truth: Star Wars

At a time when most of America was preoccupied with disco, an innovative young filmmaker…

Star Wars Editorial

Star Wars fans, beware; you might be the ones moving toward the Dark Side of…

Christians In Hollywood

When evangelicals think of Hollywood, they must imagine some sort of Babylonian brothel where not…

Connecting Film And Faith

There are a number of things that can make the movie-going experience uncomfortable for me.…

Confidence In Movies

The story is as old as the hills. Small-town businessman comes into the big city…

Faith And Film: An Interview W

RELEVANT’s Brian Orme had the opportunity to sit down with filmmaker and producer Dallas Jenkins…

Super Inspire Me

The hit movie Super Size Me shows us more than the evils of gorging on…

Spidey And The Calling

[Note: this article contains spoilers for those who have not seen Spider-Man 2. Which only…

Mars And Venus At The Video Store

Discussing gender differences is always fraught with peril. Even Christians, who normally embrace more traditional…

10 Profound Movies

Okay, so movies are a little expensive, and sometimes you just can’t afford to have…

On Sex and Quentin Tarantino

The first rule they teach you in any creative writing class is “Show, don’t tell.”…

Matrix Revolutions, Return Of The King, And Evil

Interwoven into any movie is the element of conflict. Without conflict, and its subsequent resolution,…

Top Ten Movies For Girls/guys

[TOP 10 MOVIES FOR GIRLS] When people think of “chick flicks,” romantic comedies, or tearjerkers…

Maturing At The Movies

A recent Los Angeles Times article lamented that in recent years, films have been skewed…

Q&a With Screenwriter Brian Godawa

Aspiring Christian filmmakers take note: Brian Godawa says storytelling is bound up in God-given rules…

The Dramatic Desire

In The Abolition of Man, C.S. Lewis argued that the major problem plaguing young people…

Therapeudic Vampires

In writing to his infernal nephew Wormwood, the senior demon Screwtape, in C.S. Lewis’ The…

A Tale Of Two Archaeologists

Some in Hollywood are poised to make the same error in their movies that Thomas…

Freddy And Jason: The Slayers Of Postmodernism

At first blush it would seem that modern slasher films are a cinematic outworking of…

Flickerings At Cornerstone

I had the good fortune this past summer to participate in one of Cornerstone’s hottest…

Movies That Trick Us

Perhaps The Crying Game is to blame for all of this. This relatively unremarkable film,…

Hollywood Homicide

A story about a veteran/rookie cop duo in pursuit of solving a crime, blowing up…

Movie Meditations: The Rocks Cry Out

When I tell friends and coworkers that I have seen biblical references in Unforgiven and…

Top Romantic Movie Classics

[BY PAUL CHINN] If you are searching for a romantic movie to watch with your…

Movie Meditations: God (and Bruce) Almighty

I’ve seen Bruce Almighty twice now. I admit I was one of the people who…

Andy Dick Finds God The Hard Way

[REPRINTED WITH PERMISSION FROM BELIEFNET.COM] Andy Dick came to our attention as the quirky reporter…

The Jesus Experience: Christianity Around The World

Throughout 2,000 years of Christian history, the story of God’s salvation through Jesus of Nazareth…

Q&a With Zachary Levi

For Zachary Levi, there has never been a backup plan. For the 22-year-old actor and…

’24’

Terrorists have successfully smuggled a nuclear bomb into Los Angeles. The Counter Terrorist Unit of…

Dinner And A Movie

Why is it that every guy I see lately is walking around with this confused,…

Pop Spirituality

Spirituality has always been a steady fixture in pop culture. Celebrities, rock stars and cultural…

Blind Ambition

I have to confess a grim fascination with Blind Date. It is simply a syndicated…

Morality Of The Exorcist 2002

With the arrival of Halloween each year, the often-neglected film genre of horror is suddenly…

Hollywood’s Love-hate Relationship With War

Hollywood war movies have tackled a gamut of issues over the years. Human suffering at…