Seeing and Believing 234 | Guy Ritchie’s The Gentlemen and Makoto Shinkai’s Weathering with You

The guys review both The Gentlemen, Guy Ritchie’s return to the “verbose Cockney gangsters” genre and Makoto Shinkai’s animated Weathering with You.

Kobe Bryant, Bigger Than Basketball

As fans we think of and appreciate the impression Kobe left on the game, but we remember his humanity as well.

“You Are a Stranger to History”: Star Trek: Picard Reminds Us to Remember

Star Trek: Picard suggests that understanding history is vital toward moving forward rightly

Persuasion 182 | The Road Home

Where does our concept of home come from, and is it possible for it to be perfectly sanitized from cultural influence?

1917’s “One-Shot” Narrative and the “Wayfaring Stranger”

In locking us into the perspective of one of these characters, 1917 ends up being a story that, through the artistry, reminds us that one life has value in the midst of millions.

Seeing and Believing 233 | Sam Mendes’s 1917 and Jay Roach’s Bombshell

First up is the World War I epic 1917, then Wade and Kevin take on Bombshell. Are these two films worthy of the accolades they’ve been receiving?

#OKBoomer and Generational Warfare in Succession

Generational squabbles, while entertaining for a minute on social media, reveal not just discontent with financial security but expose our temporality on this rock.

Transcending Evolution: Love and Death in Spring

Spring suggests that to be truly human is to love in a manner that transcends any evolutionary roots.

The Revolutionary Raven: Lamar Jackson

Lamar Jackson’s on-field and locker room humility and leadership exhibits how Christians can unashamedly use our gifts to reshape a pessimistic and critical culture.

How Christians Deal with the Loss of Time

Why do I feel a jot of sadness when I drive past the cornfield that now occupies the space where my childhood home once stood?

Cracks in the Foundation: Lack of Narrative Vision in the Final Trilogy of the Skywalker Saga

Formulas are not the problem with The Rise of Skywalker, but we might say lack of formulaic vision for the whole trilogy.

The Christ and Pop Culture 25 of 2019

A list of our favorite things from 2019.

The Christ and Pop Culture 25 2019 Podcast | Part 2 – Ranking the List

Erin Staza returns this week, along with Kevin McLenithan, K. B. Hoyle, Tyler Burns, Kathryn Freeman, and Tyler Glodjo to solidify The 25 for 2019.

The Christ and Pop Culture 25 of 2019: #5 to #1

A list of our favorite things from 2019, from #5 to #1.

Seeing and Believing 232 | The Best Films of 2019!

Wade and Kevin share which on filmes they thought were the best of 2019 with critics Jeffrey Overstreet, Joel Mayward, Sarah Welch-Larson, and Steve Norton.

The Christ and Pop Culture 25 of 2019: #10 to #6

A list of our favorite things from 2019, from #10 to #6.