The Horror of Us Is God’s Judgment on America

Jordan Peele’s Us critiques who we are as a nation and people, and from where we’ve come.

Seeing and Believing 193: Jordan Peele’s Us and Chris Caldwell/Zeek Earl’s Prospect

Two genre films are up for consideration this week: one set in the farthest reaches of space, and one that hits uncomfortably close to home: Us and Prospect

The Vital Love of Friendship Stories

These friendship stories—in giving us fantastic scenarios—demonstrate how in God’s economy friendship is far from cheap.

CAPC Jr.: Pop Culture Commentary from the Next Generation

In CAPC Jr., significant children in the lives of our writers pass on their own unique insights into some of their favorite cultural artifacts.

Captain Marvel and the Importance of Telling Female Hero Stories

Women and girls must know they can be agents of change—that their voices are as loud and as true, their strength and dedication just as valued and valuable, as their male counterparts.

21 Grams, Woo Science, and the Quantum Soul

In 21 Grams there is a measure of redemption for each character, which invites us to toward a fuller sense of personhood through (quantum?) entanglement with the living God.

Seeing and Believing 188: Mike Mitchell’s The Lego Movie 2 and Robert Krzykowski’s The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then the Bigfoot

‘You’re like Me’: Friendship in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse emphasizes C. S. Lewis’s understanding of friendship among people who understand one another.

On the Twelfth Day of Christmas, CAPC Gave to Me: Twelve Movie Moments

The movies of 2018 were chock-a-block with enchanting shots.

Seeing and Believing 182: James Wan’s Aquaman and Pawel Pawlikowski’s Cold War

The latest entry in the DC superhero universe and an awards favorite from Poland. Does Aquaman sink or swim? Does Cold War leave the guys feeling cold?

On the Tenth Day of Christmas, CAPC Gave to Me: Ten Supers Saving

In some ways, we all face a battlefield of minute, infinitesimally important choices every day, for good and evil.

On the Second Day of Christmas, CAPC Gave to Me: Two Movie Soundtracks

Both A Star Is Born and Black Panther: The Album accomplished feats of carrying the emotions of their respective films beyond the movie screen.

George Bailey at the Bridge: The Costly Virtue of It’s a Wonderful Life

If we’re not willing to give of ourselves for the communities in which God has placed us, what will be the cost of the absence of our virtue?

Seeing and Believing 181: Alfonso Cuaron’s Roma and Marvel’s Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Merry Christmas from Seeing & Believing! Our last episode before Christmas starts off Alfonso Cuaron’s Roma and then Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.

In The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, the Coen Brothers Show Love for the Good Book

By playing to the canon in The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, while at once forging their own trail, the Coens manage to both nod to and question the orthodoxy of what we’ve been told about the grand ‘ole world of outlaws and guns and rickety wagons.

First, Man: The Neil Armstrong Our Nation Needs

He was the first man to walk on the moon, but he was a man first, along with all the foibles that come with manhood.