Film



Trailer: The Wingfeather Saga

By Pete Peterson

This animated short has been a long time in the making. Most people wouldn’t believe the amount of work that goes into something like this, and what Andrew and Chris Wall and the team have created here is something really amazing. Every frame is a living painting. Read More ›

Loving Vincent – Reflections from a Reluctant Viewer

By Russ Ramsey

I am not a van Gogh scholar in the academic sense. But following my middle school art teacher’s advice to pick an artist to study for the rest of my life, I chose Vincent van Gogh. Read More ›

Cruciform Imagination, Part 3: Bad Neighborhoods

By Drew Miller

“My mind is like a bad neighborhood. I try not to go there alone.” – Anne Lamott

This analogy packs a punch because it portrays the habits of thought and feeling that comprise our imaginations as spatial, social, and economic in nature. Read More ›

Encounters with Wonder

By Pete Peterson

I’m six years old and I’m walking into a theater. The cavernous space is so crowded that nearly every seat is taken and we have to sit right in the front row. There are people on the floor in front of us and Read More ›

Rabbit Reads: Movies Are Prayers

By Jen Rose Yokel

If you’ve listened to the last few episodes The Rabbit Room podcast, you know how much we love watching and talking about good movies. But have you ever considered the parallels between a thought-provoking film and a heartfelt prayer? Read More ›

Cruciform Imagination, Part 2: True & False Wealth in Spirited Away

By Drew Miller

Admittedly, Miyazaki’s Spirited Away is a very odd film, especially for us Westerners. I always feel a bit disoriented as I begin to watch it, especially since it makes substantial use of Read More ›

Looking Closer: Beauty, Truth, and Evil in the Movies

By The Rabbit Room

On June 17th, join Jeffrey Overstreet, Christianity Today’s senior film critic, as he shares how movies inspired and rejuvenated his faith and transformed the way that he hears God speaking in the world Read More ›

Movie vs. Show

By Jonny Jimison

In this year’s Best Films of 2016 Rabbit Room podcast, one of the chosen films was… a TV show.

Cheating? Sure. But it makes sense to me—over the past ten years or so, the lines have blurred between TV and film. Read More ›

Death of a Fictionsmith

By Ryan Dunlap

When I was a kid, I was repeatedly told I could do anything I set my mind to accomplish. This led me to try things bigger than I would have attempted if I hadn’t believed it. In some things I succeeded, in others… Read More ›

Moved By Lion

By Joe Sutphin

My wife Gina and I don’t watch television, so we rarely hear about any film that is not your typical blockbuster. So, when we decided on an impromptu movie at a local dollar theater last night, Read More ›

Poll: Beauty and the Beast

By Pete Peterson

Disney’s live-action remake of one of the most perfect animated films of all time will open tomorrow and I can’t decide if I like that or not. Read More ›

Diving Into Lent (through books, film, music, & a podcast)

By Chris Yokel

While I have long been an appreciator of the church calendar, Lent is the season that I have taken the longest to appreciate, mostly due to shallow evangelical understandings of Roman Catholic traditions (fish on Fridays?). Read More ›