Posts about movie

The Sounding

“Son of God”: A Weak Jesus

You know when you read a book and then go to watch the movie and you’re disappointed that the movie changed a bunch of stuff? Or added stuff in that…

Apr 09, 2014
The Moving Icon

The Moving Icon: Byzanfest

This week’s episode is an overview of the recent Byzanfest, the world’s first Orthodox Christian short-film festival that was entirely online. Founder…

Mar 15, 2014
The Moving Icon

The Moving Icon: Derek Power

OCN’s newest podcast is hosted by filmmaker and film critic Chris Vlahonasios, who explores the world of Eastern Orthodox Christian filmmakers and…

Feb 14, 2014
The Sounding

Dracula and the Decline of Christian Power

Okay, okay, I admit it: I am big fan of Dracula movies, and have been ever since I was a little boy. Since the time I was allowed to sit up late on Friday…

Jan 31, 2014
The Sounding

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

The books and the first film in this series caught a lot of negative comment from Orthodox Christians because of some of the issues which Suzanne Collins…

Dec 09, 2013
The Sounding

Melting Down, Hollywood Style

No one does disasters like Hollywood. (Quick case in point: Giant comet hits the earth in 1998’s Deep Impact, below.) But what happens when the disaster…

Jul 22, 2013
The Sounding

Meditating on “Les Mis”: The Stars of Javert

Assuming that you are not just now awaking from a coma, you have probably seen or at least heard of the 2012 production of the classic musical Les Miserables,…

Jan 31, 2013
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