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Jesus Camp does a good job of making Christians look like mindless,reactionary fools,but it’s not the fault of the filmmaker,it’s the fault of the individuals involved. Saved also gets my vote as a movie that portrays Christians in a negative light.

What are the 10 most anti-Christian movies?

10 Most Anti-Christian Movies of All Time 1 Carrie (1976) 2 Priest (1995) 3 Footloose (1984) 4 Dogma (1999) 5 Jesus Camp (2006) 6 The Name of the Rose (1986) 7 The Magdalene Sisters (2002) 8 The Boys of St. Vincent (1993) 9 Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life (1983) 10 The Canterbury Tales (1972)

Should you make a movie about religion?

Making a movie about religion is a surefire way to court controversy. It’s a sensitive subject, one that must be handled delicately, lest a filmmaker incite the fury of millions of believers all over the world. Some are able to handle it with ease, while others handle it with the grace of, say, Sean Spicer invoking Hitler during Passover.

What is the movie Angels and demons about?

Angels Demons (2009) Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon works with a nuclear physicist to solve a murder and prevent a terrorist act against the Vatican during one of the significant events within the church. A frustrated writer struggles to keep his family alive when a series of global catastrophes threatens to annihilate mankind. 37.

What is the boys of St Vincent movie about?

The Boys of St. Vincent (1993) This four-hour Canadian telefilm is a difficult, complex portrait of a Catholic orphanage ruled over by a pedophilic priest (Henry Czerny, in a role that launched him into a career of playing creepy bastards).

Jonteel Regular Member

Michael Medved (a prominent Jewish film critic) [FONT=&quot]said that Hollywood is now portraying Christianity in very negative terms, and this type of smear campaign hasn?t happened since Hitler portrayed the Jews in the 1940?s. [/FONT]

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Cross of Fire an excellent little American TV movie/mini series shown in Britain in the early 1990s. It is set in the 1920s and deals with David "D C" Stephenson, head of the Indiana KKK, prohibitionist, and Republican leader and his abduction and brutal rape of schoolteacher Madge Oberholtzer. John Heard is chilling as Stephenson!

Jonteel Regular Member

Why do these Hollywood propaganda film makers upsetting? Is it that we are offended that they don’t appreciate our fine qualities?

Elife3 Senior Member

"Religulous" by far and "I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry", In "I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry", Christians are portrayed as sodomite-haters which is NOT how to witness to a sodomite. As for "Religulous", it’s an anti-Christian film.

KentuckyBoy87 Regular Member

That would be Frailty. It’s one of my favourite films. It makes you think if you could actually do what the Dad did if YHWH came to you and told you to do the same thing.

AgapeBible Member

I hate horror movies, too disturbing.

AgapeBible Member

I am also very concerned by how negatively Hollywod portrays Christians, on both the big and small screens. On NBC’s, Law and Order, SVU, they frequently show Christians as fanatical crazy murderers or vigilantes.

Does Hollywood know Christians?

Write what you know, right? Turns out, Hollywood doesn’t know Christians. Christians are often called out on crafting sinister atheists, but it’s rare someone is called out for creating corny Christians. Glee, oh-my-gosh, Glee! Just, wow. And then there’s that Mandy Moore movie, “Saved.”

Does Liliy have Christian characters?

Well said, Liliy! I agree. And he does have some great positive Christian characters– in the book Desperation, for example. That one was pretty heavy on the Christian as hero: a kid with genuine innocence and belief.

Is Under the Dome accurate?

Under The Dome had perhaps the most honest portrayal of a Christian evangelist turned radio/tv preacher I’ve ever seen. It was eerie how accurate it was. I won’t post spoilers, but it didn’t take much nudging from King to really push the character into new but believable territory.

What powers does Carrie have?

Luckily, Carrie has telekinetic powers, which she uses to toss her mom across a room, electrocute her principal, and burn down her high school’s gymnasium, killing hundreds of students. Parents, take note.

Where was Jesus Camp?

Jesus Camp (2006) Documentary filmmakers Rachel Grady and Heidi Ewing probably never set out to make Evangelical Christians look crazy, but when they showed up at the Kids on Fire School of Ministry, a children’s Bible camp in Devils Lake, North Dakota, and set up their cameras, that’s exactly what happened.

Is the Golden Compass anti-Christian?

Amid a welter of publicity for its supposed ly anti-Christian message, The Golden Compass finally arrives in theaters today. We’ve seen it, and despite our high hopes, this neutered adaptation of the first entry in Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials trilogy will probably not kill God or turn America’s children into atheists like …

Who collaborated on God is not great?

It’s as if H.R. Giger and Dario Argento collaborated on the film version of God Is Not Great. Don’t miss the scene where Ron Perlman eats a rat.

Why is religion important?

Religion and faith are extremely important for those who faithfully practice them. For many Christians, their faith and the Holy Scriptures are sacred and must be regarded with much reverence. Faithful Christians believe that matters of faith and Scripture must be handled with care.

How accurate is Hollywood’s portrayal of the Bible?

The answer is accuracy. The poll revealed that 42% of Christians believe that Hollywood has inaccurately portrayed the Bible, compared to 37% who believe otherwise. According to the majority of Christians who were surveyed (79%), compared to the 10% who disagree, faithful biblical interpretation is a determining factor to whether or not they will see a faith-based movie.

Should Christians study the Bible?

Like the Christians at Berea in the book of Acts, who “received the word with all eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see if these things were so,” contemporary Christians should continue to thoroughly study the Scriptures and measure everything up against it. Christians shouldn’t settle for cheap interpretation and representation of the Gospel of Jesus Christ in movies, but support movies having a robust understanding of the Holy Bible and the Good News of Jesus.

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What helped Glass see the media depiction of believers was unfair?

For Glass, what helped him see the media depiction of believers was unfair wasn’t how well the Christians he knew defended their beliefs —it was their actions. It was the way they lived their lives. It was their stories. He may disagree with the principles of their faith, but the Christians he came to know lived lives that told stories of kindness and generosity. It’s hard to argue with those stories.

Why do Christians have bad stories?

The reason the media finds so many bad stories about Christians is because these tendencies—to defend our faith or apologize for other believers—both lend themselves to negative perception.

What are the two tendencies among Christians when confronted with someone who disagrees with their beliefs?

There are two tendencies among Christians when confronted with someone who disagrees with their beliefs. One of them is to defend the faith by pushing back against accusations. The other is to defuse tension by apologizing for for perceived wrongs.

Why is Ira Glass a great storyteller?

Ira Glass is a great storyteller not because he’s looking for the “big stories,” but because he’s able to find the small ones.

What is the show "This American Life" about?

It’s about people . It’s about individuals of different backgrounds, beliefs and values who have a story to tell.

What is the NPR program?

The NPR program offers a mix of long-form journalism, radio documentaries, interviews and even occasional short stories. Though each week the show’s different stories, which are broken up into “acts,” are all loosely connected to a theme, This American Life can be a different, unique program week-to-week.

Is Ira Glass an atheist?

Ira Glass is an atheist. As he explains in this interview with author Jim Henderson —which took place in October of last year but was spotlighted this week on the culture and education site OpenCulture.com —Glass grew up going to Hebrew school, but he embraced atheism during his teen years.