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Logan talks with Nate Sala of A Clear Lens about whether and how Christians should engage with the horror genre. Logan also gives brief reviews of Suburbicon, Loving Vincent, and Stranger Things Season Two, as well as some Bible talk from Philippians 4:8.
Imagine a bad horror film crafted by excellent filmmakers, tech savvy set designers on a budget and one handsome hero with a handful of cheesy one liners that’s sure to make any woman’s heart melt, dead or alive. That’s what you get with Sam Raimi’s 1981 and 1986 cult hit The Evil Dead.
Horror can be a divisive genre for Christians. But as we’ve argued before, while horror is commonly misused, it can be a great vehicle for powerful and true messages. But how do you tell the good from the bad? To get you started, here are some horror films that we recommend.
Oftentimes I find myself in conversation about movies with other believers. While these can sometimes be wonderful and insightful conversations, they are usually very limited to a small subset of “appropriate” or “Christian” titles. Read More →
There have been many interpretations (especially in films) of perhaps the most widely known horror figure and the purely evil atrocities he leaves in his wake. In several versions of the vampire legend, Dracula seems to be the focal point of the story, and his enemies or victims are just clumsily incorporated as though they were an afterthought, leaving little to no room for any degree of convincing character development. Read More →