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What is the Future of Christian Film?

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What Should Christian Film Look Like? Jesus is king, but somehow kingdom entertainment still sucks. I could talk about books, music, and the like, but there’s enough to complain about with just the movies. Sentimental stories. Bad acting. Heavy-handed moralizing. What are Christian films supposed to look like? What will Christian film be like when we are further up and further in? Maybe if we knew the trajectory, we could start taking steps in the right direction. Not to be simplistic, but mature kingdom entertainment will be, in a word, good. Great; what does that mean? I remember my professor. . .
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Our “Tomorrowland”

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Tomorrowland Optimism I really enjoyed Brad Bird’s latest cinematic offering about a lost, but still possible, yet fantastically fun, utopian future. His vision was definitely “old school” Disney and by that I mean Walt Disney and his original plan for the “world” that he hoped to create. Like Brad, I remember the optimism of the Space Age when science and technology held all the promises of a brighter day—just down the road—in my lifetime. And Walt was there, envisioning everything and trying to help us realize (before CNN or G-20 or the Internet) that it is indeed a small world. . .
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