Category: Culture Watch

4 videogames Christians should play

An industry that has a few active Christians making important work, videogames have evolved to the point that their narratives may explore deeper themes. Much like...

You love the past but can you do more?

It is the 40th anniversary of the Uniting Church in Australia, but looking back is something most of us already make a habit of doing. Just think about how everyone...

A cautionary tale for all Christians

*Warning the links out of this article may be confronting for some readers* In the last few weeks TV has been all over the topic of domestic violence and the...

Who’s the boss of your house

Need some quick help with knowing what to watch this week? Tune in to The Big Picture’s latest reviews, featuring new family film The Boss Baby. The Big...

We need to talk about Hannah, Hannah Baker

You can’t scroll through Facebook without having some article or meme relating to the Netflix original series 13 Reasons Why. Some people have commended the series for...

Jesus the imaginary friend

Review: Last Days in the Desert (M) Ewan McGregor, Ciaran Hinds, Tye Sheridan  Jesus spent 40 days in the wilderness. But you probably already knew that. Even if you...

Ryan Reynolds celebrates 100th birthday

Batman and the Power Rangers also showed up to mark a major milestone this week.

Jesus is coming back. On Netflix

The world’s biggest streaming service, Netflix, has announced it’s working on a new production. And it focuses on Jesus performing miracles, in our modern...

Black cinema shows what we should not forget

Two months ago I was standing on Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, USA, and I was contemplating the bloody history contained within its short metal span. The name...

Moana looks to the past for strength

Breaking with tradition, Disney’s newest animated movie for families is not set in the pale-skinned world of Frozen or Cinderella. At cinemas from Boxing Day, Moana is...