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What ‘La La Land’ Tells Us About Hollywood Romance

One of the opening songs in La La Land satirizes aspiring actors and actresses that…

The 5 Best Christmas Movies on Netflix

Every Christmas season gives us reason to rewatch our favorite Christmas classics for the 100th…

8 Holiday Season Movies We’re Really Excited to See

The end of every year brings cinematic heavy-hitters as studios release their Oscar bids. These…

Meet the Christian Brothers Behind the Critically Acclaimed ‘Conjuring’ Films

The sequel to the critically acclaimed film, The Conjuring, officially releases today. Like the first,…

Why Joseph Fiennes Keeps Appearing in Faith-Filled Movies

“Faith-based films” have had a difficult time in Hollywood in the last few years. Most…

Review: ‘The Force Awakens’ Gets Everything Right About ‘Star Wars’

Let’s dispense with the most important part of the review and put everyone’s fears to…

The Gospel of ‘Star Wars’

You’d have to be from a galaxy far, far away to not know that Star…

Terrence Malick's Cosmic Romance

Editor’s Note: This is an analysis of Terrence Malick’s work and inspiration. Find our review…

More Than Just 'Two Thumbs Up'

“Everyone’s a critic,” it’s said, but Ebert’s life is living proof to the contrary. Everyone…

What Grown-Up Fairy Tales Get Wrong

The first “Fee-Fi-Fo-Fum!” must have just sounded silly enough that my children missed the threat…

The Rom-Com Confusion

The reason romantic comedies work so well is because they pitch us a world that fits into a two-hour window. In these films, there’s no need to see anything past the moment where the couple finally gets together, because getting together is the end of the story. And even though it’s just a movie, and it might be “cute,” it is taking a toll on your love life.

Why Are We Remaking 'Total Recall?'

Say it isn’t so. Hollywood has to remake Total Recall? That lame Arnold Schwarzenegger movie…

Q&A with Ralph Winter

Ralph Winter’s Wolverine is a spigot of action, but even with badges of success like…

Watchmen—An Analysis

If you, like the rest of the world, saw The Dark Knight last summer, then…

The Post-Oscar Recap

, first things first: Slumdog Millionaire! It was unstoppable. And when it won Best Editing,…

Top Romantic Movie Classics

HIS LIST [Braveheart] For guys, some of the most romantic movies must have bloodshed. It…

The Future of Film

As the film industry faces a barrage of challenges, one of the most noticeable is…

More than Mutants

Amidst a blaze of fog, smoke, ice, and debris we see the X-Men exchange a…

Watching The Devil Wears Prada

The Devil Wears Prada is an amusing and entertaining movie, much like the original book.…

Lessons from Click

There is an old fable that tells the story of a schoolboy that comes across…

Who Is the Man of Steel?

There is a picture of me taken in the spring of 1979 in our front…

An Interview with Steve Saint

End of the Spear has Hollywood-production value, but it certainly isn’t like most films that…

Dallas Jenkins Movie Update

Here’s the latest in RELEVANTmagazine.com’s series from filmmaker Dallas Jenkins. We have been following Dallas’…

Tired Plots

Napoleon Dynamite made me tired. I watched it with friends who found the energy (and…

Dallas’ Latest Journal Entry

Latest Journal Entry: January Still developing two projects at once, trying desperately to figure out…

Dallas Jenkins Journal Update

Dallas’ Latest Journal Entry An update from Dallas Jenkins on his current movie project ……

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…

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…

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…

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…