Rather than trudge through the barren wasteland that is the period between the Summer blockbuster months and awards season, I’ve decided to spend some time at Aleteia catching up with some of the interesting movies which have come out this year. First up is Code Black, a new documentary focusing on residents in the LA County emergency room and the completely broken healthcare system they have to deal with. It’s not the most exciting film you’ll see this year, but it’s an important one.
In other medical movie news, Matt Archbold at Creative Minority Report passes on the announcement that acclaimed writer Andrew Klavan has signed on to script the movie based on the atrocities committed by abortionist Kermit Gosnell. Again, probably not a feel good story, but one deserving of attention.
More in line with our usual fare, Jason Deitz at Non-Modern reviews the latest Doctor Who episode, Robot of Sherwood. I like his take on the Christian themes of the episode, but I have to admit my opinion’s still out on the season as a whole until they resolve some plot threads.
Speaking of doubts, over at Speculative Faith, R. L. Copple expresses his own over the “positive” portrayals of religion in Star Trek and Firefly.
And finally, reader Aniya Granato shares with us an inforgraphic she helped create looking at some of the highest grossing Christian films in history compared to some similarly successful secular films…
You can see the full size image at OnlineChristianColleges.com along with some more information.
See you next time.