May 10, 2019

In this episode, Dane Bundy walks through 11 great films available to stream right now (five on Netflix and six on Amazon Prime). NO SPOILERS (unless you count the IMDB summary).

WANT MORE?

If you'd like to see past lists of recommended movies and shows, check out these...

April 24, 2019

In today's episode, pastor Brandon McCulloch and I discuss "Avengers: Infinity War" from a Christian perspective. (Warning: Spoilers in the episode.)

HIGHLIGHTS

Brandon and I ask a number of questions about this Marvel film including:

  • What religious imagery do we see?

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March 28, 2019

In today's episode, pastor Brandon McCulloch and I discuss the first step in watching movies with a Christian perspective. We call this step "searching."

We have a great time working through Disney's "Tangled" to illustrate how to "search" a film. (Warning: Spoilers in...

March 22, 2019

Last week, my wife was down the hill at rehearsal, so I had the evening...to watch a manflick...while lifting weights. (No, I will not disclose how many pounds they were.) 

>> THE FILM OF CHOICE 

That night I decided upon Netflix's original film Triple Frontier. Bam!...

March 19, 2019

Editor's Note: This is the sixth post in a series on John Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress, "Before There Was George Lucas or J.R.R. Tolkien - There was John Bunyan." Read the fifth post here.  Series images by JT Wynn.

There are many phrases, embedded wi...

February 21, 2019

Netflix and Amazon Prime...you have paralyzed us! Who hasn't wasted an entire evening looking for something good to watch? And ask my wife, I don't like wasting time...and neither should you. So, here are six stories (movies and shows) that are worth your time...

February 20, 2019

Editor's Note: This is the fifth post in a series on John Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress, "Before There Was George Lucas or J.R.R. Tolkien - There was John Bunyan." Read the fourth post here. 

Here at Stage & Story, we understand the power and prevalenc...

February 14, 2019

This title makes me sound like a protester. But if you know me well, you know that I don’t own a megaphone, and I can’t create a poster board. Plus, I’m an introvert, and I like praying in my closet. And yet. Last week I walked out of two movies. Same theater. Same da...

January 26, 2019

Over this last week, I sat down and watched Steven Spielberg's classic and highly acclaimed film, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, starring Richard Dreyfuss.

January 17, 2019

Advertisers use their products (such as the cigarette) or spokespeople (such as Kaepernick) as vehicles to sell intangible things like coolness, confidence, sex appeal, rebellion.  What stories are they telling us?