The Hateful Eight (R)

2015 was a banner year for westerns. The genre, once one of Hollywood’s most profitable and now one of its least – the financial disaster of 2013’s unjustly reviled extravaganza The Lone Ranger was the final nail in that coffin – seemed doomed to fade into obscurity. However, rather than living on solely… Read Review


Macbeth: Post-traumatic Stress and the Pre-Christian World (R)

Shakespeare wouldn’t be Shakespeare if we did not have reasons to argue about him. Part of what makes his plays so enduring is their ability to tolerate the conjunctions “both … and …” However, it does make writing about him always a challenge, even though thousands (millions, if you include students) have… Read Review


The Christian And LGBT Films

“There is… an undeniable ethical offense in beauty: not only in its history as a preoccupation of privilege, the special concern of an economically and socially enfranchised elite, but in the very gratuity with which it offers itself. There is an unsettling prodigality about the beautiful, something wanton about… Read Article


The Bourne Atheist: Ridley Scott’s New Soulless Cosmos (PG-13)

This ain’t no Sierra Club. This ain’t no National Geographic Society neither. “Fuck you, Mars,” says Martian Mark Watney shortly after finding himself utterly alone on a foreign planet. Man has been set against nature many times before, especially in 20th century literature and film. At times, man must battle… Read Review


The Price of Imagination: The Danger of Empathy and the Aesthetics of Violence in Bryan Fuller’s “Hannibal” When we first meet Will Graham (Hugh Dancy), the protagonist of Bryan Fuller’s television series Hannibal, he is looking at the grisly aftermath of a home invasion, surrounded by FBI agents… Read Article

About FilmFisher

FilmFisher is a movie review site by students and for students. Films are reviewed for artistic excellence, cinematography, writing, acting, plot and the ways films succeed or fail at cultivating humanity and shape those living as Christians. In short, films are evaluated for their truth, goodness and beauty, or lack thereof… Read On

Become a Reviewer!

Are you interested in writing for FilmFisher? We’re looking for new writers. Find out more