Category Archives: Faith & Film

Essential Films for Theologians: The “Director’s Cut”? (Best of Codex)

[With the Oscars quickly approaching, I figured I could highlight some of my previous reflections on film. This was originally Posted 15th February 2006. As far as this year is concerned, I would give top honours to The King’s Speech, … Continue reading

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Faith and Film Critics Circle: Top Films of 2007

The Faith and Film Critics Circle has posted its film awards for 2007. The list includes many of the same titles from the Oscars and other top film lists, with perhaps one notable exception (Into Great Silence). Here are the … Continue reading

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Essential Films of 2006 for Theologians

Loren Rosson published his list of The Top 10 Films of 2006 a while ago over at the Busybody. I quite like his list. While I have noted some of my favourite movies of 2006 in my Third Annual Ralphies … Continue reading

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CT’s Top Ten Films of 2006

Last week I posted on Christianity Today’s 10 Most Redeeming Films of 2006 — a list which I wasn’t terribly impressed with. This week they have released their Critics’ Choice Awards for the Top 10 Films of 2006. This list … Continue reading

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Ten Most Redeeming Films of 2006

Christianity Today Movies has released their “The 10 Most Redeeming Films of 2006” list. I believe this list is voted on by the Christianity Today’s movie review staff, including Peter Chattaway and Jeffrey Overstreet. It’s important to note that these … Continue reading

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Apocalypto, Violence, and Spectacle

Nothing like a bit of human sacrifice to get you in the mood for Christmas! I saw Mel Gibson‘s latest film, Apocalypto last night. While I am still ruminating on the meaning and significance of this film, I can’t say … Continue reading

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The 25 Most Controversial Movies Ever

Entertainment Weekly has uploaded their list of “The 25 Most Controversial Movies Ever.” According to Loren Rosson, this was previously published in June 2006 and only made it online this week. I recall his previous blog post on the films, … Continue reading

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Two Hobbit Films Planned… Sweet!

This is great news… at least if you are a Tolkien fan. It appears MGM is planning to produce two (not one) films based on The Hobbit, and that their first choice for director is none other than Peter Jackson. … Continue reading

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Bible Movies Galore

I have been getting behind in my coverage of Bible films. I have watched quite a few recently, but just haven’t found the time to blog about them. Such is life. There are a number of intriguing Bible films that … Continue reading

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The 2006 Arts and Faith Top 100 Spiritually Significant Films

The Arts and Faith Forum has released their annual Top 100 Spiritually Significant Films list. The list contains a whole bevy of interesting films including classics and more popular fare. The films are chosen by members of the Arts and … Continue reading

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