Calling Christian Movies to Repentance

The last few years have seen the intriguing rise of a niche market in theatrical film releases: the Christian film. Made for and marketed explicitly to white Christian conservatives, films like Heaven is for Real, God’s Not Dead and The Shack have found surprising popularity with their target audiences, despite critical derision. With the upcoming

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Chariots of Flail: Tracking the Goofiest Runs in Cinema History

Whether it’s a high-speed foot chase in an action movie, a contemplative character-building jog, or triumphant track-and-field accomplishments in films like Chariots of Fire and Prefontaine, running has long been a part of films. There’s something inherently cinematic to the act of running – it lends a sense of kinetic urgency to action sequences, or

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