Cinema In Focus

Christian Post Guest Columnist


  • Trans-Siberian

    The harshly frigid setting for Brad Anderson\'s \"Transsiberian\" fits its moral message.

  • Man on Wire

    Man on Wire

    The life of our World Trade Center towers and Philippe Petit are remarkably intertwined. At the age of 17, Petit as a young Parisian street performer saw a picture of the two towers which were going to be built in New York City and explains that he knew then that it was his goal in life to walk a wire between them.

  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars

    Watching Dave Filoni\'s cartoon episode of the Star Wars saga is like watching Shakespeare performed by preschoolers: the intention is good but the result is terribly lacking.

  • American Teen

    Most of us realize, as we look back on our teen years, that to even survive high school is a major achievement in life.

  • Henry Poole is Here

    A world in which miracles are not possible is a world without hope.

  • Brideshead Revisited

    The memories of the missteps of our young adult years haunt many of us. Not yet able to act with the wisdom which comes from experience, the decisions we made are often the best we knew how to do in the moment, but we revisit them with a sense of guilt seeking God\'s grace.

  • Swing Vote

    When parents struggle with an addiction, it is their children who suffer by losing their childhood. Often having to fill the role of the parent as they \"make life work\" for their impaired father or mother, this \"parentified child\" can appear to have capabilities far beyond their years.

  • X-Files: I Want to Believe

    X-Files: I Want to Believe

    The cinematic reunion of Fox Mulder (David Duchovny) and Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson) takes The X-Files in an unexpected direction. As a television science fiction series, the expectation that this cinematic episode will continue the series?