Token Problems Of A Token Marriage: Fireproof In Discussion

A few weeks ago, Kanaan Trotter and I watched Fireproof and then discussed the film. FilmFisher has no vested interest in “Christian films,” per se, but rather film criticism written by Christians. At the same time, the “Christian film” industry is a burgeoning industry, and simply ignoring Christian films… Read Article


Chappie (R)

Whither Blomkamp? Chappie is the third feature-length film of South African director Neill Blomkamp, and, sadly, a disappointing attempt to reheat most of the ingredients of his acclaimed debut District 9. In that thoughtful and naturalistic variation on the familiar aliens-invading-earth premise, Blomkamp revealed a… Read Review


The Americans: The Best Show on Television (Not Rated)

The German philosopher Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy, in effort to show the pervasiveness of Christ’s Crucifixion in culture and as an axiom in social life, used the “Cross of Reality” to describe the suffering at the center of human experience. An actual Cross is key, not just as a symbol of anguish, but in form… Read Review

Undefended: Shopping

This week, top five cinematic shopping scenes. Barry Egan buying pudding in Punch Drunk Love was a given. Remy Wilkins: The Dude post-dating a check for .69 in The Big Lebowski Shigeru shopping for Apollo Choco in Nobody Knows Supermarket Banjo Fight Scene in Zombieland Robert Neville renting movies in I Am Legend… Read Article


Kingsman: The Secret Service (R)

Editor’s note: If you plan on seeing the film, wait to read the review. If not, or if you’ve already enjoyed it, proceed. With a film as superficially slick and fun as Matthew Vaughn’s Kingsman: The Secret Service, it’s mightily tempting to view the film on an accordingly superficial level, judging it… Read Review

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