Audacity Movie Review

Audacity: The Audacity of Love

Anyone who has read my reviews of Christian films knows that generally, I’m not a fan. The writing is usually very bad, the acting is often even worse, and they usually look (and sound) like they were shot in a church gymnasium. They are often sappy, unrealistic, and so obviously evangelistic that they shouldn’t really […]

read more
Focus on the Family Review Fifty Shades of Grey

Focus on the Fantasy: How “Plugged In” Has Become Unplugged

Have you heard? Focus on the Family is now reviewing’pornography. A pornographic film based upon a pornographic book is about to be released to theaters nationwide, and Focus on the Family is reviewing it so that you’dear Christian’can know whether or not you should go and watch pornography. That’s right, a popular evangelical Christian ministry […]

read more

How To Love The Fool: “Debating Dillahunty”

There’s a principle present in the new documentary Debating Dillahunty that can be encapsulated in the famous song from the Disney classic Mary Poppins: A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down. In Debating Dillahunty, the medicine is the gospel of Jesus Christ and the sugar is Sye Ten Bruggencate. Anybody who is even […]

read more

‘Saving Christmas:’ More Scrooge Than Santa

We’ve been on a bit of a hot streak at Gospel Spam lately.Ai?? We’ve gotten a few free screeners, an angry phone call from a producer of a bad Christian film, an interview with an Academy Award-winning director, a serious film maker’s request to review a script and a request for an interview with The […]

read more

An Open Letter to Shia LaBeouf

Hey, Shia’can I call you Shia? You don’t know me and you’ve probably never heard of our blog here, but given your recent statements about converting to Christianity, I wanted to offer you some counsel. There are and will be many more who doubt your professed conversion to Christianity. I have my own opinions but […]

read more

Christians Sabotage Lousy Movies for the Sake of the Gospel

An article on WND’entitled Christians Sabotage Gospel In Hollywood’blames the failure of a movie called The IdenticalAi??(which I have not seen) on the fact that Christians’by and large’didn’t support the film during its opening weekend. From what I gathered in this article, The IdenticalAi??contains a powerful Christian message and’according to the author Drew Zahn (@DrewZahnWND)’is […]

read more
Should you take your mom out to mom's night out?

An Early Review of Moms’ Night Out

I’ve been known to have an upturned nose when it comes to Christian films. When talking about Christian films, I tend to default to Jay Sherman: I hated it. Let’s just face it. Christian films are terrible-mainly because Christian films are never really attempts to be films. Instead, they are usually overly-priced Gospel tracts. But […]

read more

God’s Not Dead but Christian Screen Writing Is

The Good I went to go see God’s Not Dead this weekend.Ai?? I’ve read some of the early reviews and have to admit to being skeptical when I went to go see it.Ai?? It’s not the best way to go see a movie with the intent of writing a review, but for the sake of […]

read more

The Truthiness of Art

With all the Christian and pseudo Christian films coming out this year, there is a lot of talk about Creative License. Hollywood directors like to use it a lot when they try to make Biblical narratives. Let’s be honest- most of the time they use this term creative license to just make stuff up. But […]

read more

Why Son of God is blasphemous and it's not why you think.

This is going to be a big year for Christian film. Movies like Noah, Son of God, Mom’s Night Out and just for fun, let’s say also the final installment of “The Hobbit”. The first film destined to save us Christians from the evils of great film-making and brilliant acting that so consistently plagues Hollywood […]

read more