Do dinosaurs and the Bible go together?
This week, you couldn’t have missed how the dinosaurs have stormed back into our cinemas. Plastered across the internet and real world has been the news that Jurassic World has hit the big screen. The fourth outing in the Jurassic Park franchise, Jurassic World is roaring some 22 years after the first film became a beloved blockbuster adventure. As they do every week, The Big Picture team of Christian commentators got together to provide you with what you need to know about the biggest releases. Returning to the entertaining territory of Jurassic Park caused Mark, Ben and special guest Sam Robinson to wonder about the issues of control — and how dinosaurs and the Bible fit together.
If you’re not into enormous dinosaur adventures, The Big Picture’s Ben brings you the lowdown on a completely different outdoor experience. Starring Nicole Kidman and Hugo Weaving, Strangerland surveys the devastation caused when two children go missing in the Outback. Watch below — or click here to read Ben’s review, written exclusively for Insights.
TOP 5 “MAKE A STAND” MOVIES
A weekly podcast and video service that explores screen culture from a Christian standpoint, The Big Picture is chockers with different segments. One of the regular highlights is the Top 5 list, where Ben or Mark countdown the best movie examples on a particular topic. The latest Top 5 is below, focused upon inspiring, fist-pumping, fight-the-power “Make a Stand” movies. Press play below for powerful movies that offer different insights into how and why we should make a stand.