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Christian Movies

Eliot Nelson

Lights! Camera! Jesus! How Christians Are Building Their Own Hollywood

HuffingtonPost.com | Eliot Nelson | Posted 10.03.2014 | Politics

Christian filmmakers are now a force to be reckoned with, and they hope to reach beyond their religious fans to a larger, less devout audience. (Illus...

'Noah' and the Boring Fundamentalism of Hollywood Bible Movies

Zach J. Hoag | Posted 10.05.2014 | Religion
Zach J. Hoag

Sometimes evangelical Christians make movies. And usually they are horrible. The themes are poorly executed. Instead of life imitated in inspiring ways through the medium of film, a sermon is smugly preached.

Actors Who've Played Jesus In Movies

AP | JOCELYN NOVECK | Posted 03.07.2014 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — Casting Jesus for the silver screen has always been tricky. Directors must balance the actor's ability to project a sense of both di...

T.D. Jakes' International Faith and Family Festival Seeks to Scratch a Societal Itch

Larry Ross | Posted 10.29.2013 | Arts
Larry Ross

Jakes' International Faith and Family Film Festival aims to provide a significant value-add to the discussion of how faith-based filmmakers should proceed with producing and marketing films to Christian and mainstream audiences.

'The Bible' Heads To The Big Screen

Posted 04.23.2013 | Entertainment

Anyone who prefers their Old Testament a little larger, Obama-esque Satan and all, can ready themselves for a big-screen adaptation of the History Cha...

Lights, Camera.. Church! Lifting Up The Prophetic Voice Of Film

Wayne Meisel | Posted 04.24.2013 | Religion
Wayne Meisel

When a church provides the space for showing films discussing the issues, it becomes more relevant by becoming a catalyst for coalition-building.

Feeling 'Blue Like Jazz'

Enuma Okoro | Posted 05.12.2012 | Religion
Enuma Okoro

God speaks through and BEYOND the Bible, and this is one reason why the arts in their many forms are so important to our spiritual formation.

Jessie Heyman

Evangelicals Save Hollywood

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessie Heyman | Posted 12.05.2011 | Entertainment

From the cast, you’d think it was an Oscar contender. There’s Melissa Leo, who took home an Academy Award last year for portraying the brash, hair...

Soul Surfer Rides The Wave Of 'Real' Christian Films

Cathleen Falsani | Posted 06.12.2011 | Religion
Cathleen Falsani

Soul Surfer succeeds where many other Christian-themed films fail. It strikes a satisfying balance between powerful storytelling and overreaching message-giving.

Warnings About Sex, Violence Come To Christian Movies

Religion News Service | By Tim Townsend | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Tim Townsend St. Louis Post-Dispatch ST. LOUIS (RNS) To get to the movie section at Lifeway Christian Store in Bridgeton, Mo., customers pass by ...