Have you been thinking to yourself: "Gee willagers. I really wish that there was a poorly stitched together musical variety show to tell me that the world is doomed"? If the answer is yes, then boy do I have a show for you.
With a few acceptions, Christian movies are notoriously atrocious. Extremely low budgets, sermon-dialogue, unrealistic plots, and poor acting can be expected in almost every movie you see. It's doubtful that things will change anytime soon, and if you are like me and thoroughly enjoy low-brow B-Movies, then you are praying it never will. Nonetheless, it is still important to ask ourselves: How did we get here? So today, I'm going to give a brief overview the Christian film industry's history. I hope you enjoy.
It's an apocalyptic B-Movie with a cyberpunk-esque aesthetic that tries to warn you about the AntiChrist. What's not to love?
The streaming age is in full swing. What obscure religious media does this era bring us? In this post, I talk about "Route 66" and "JellyTelly."
Extreme gore. Graphic violence. Prolonged sequences of torture. Can this film be counted as torture horror?
I discuss "La Passion" (1898), a Christian silent motion picture that is one of the earliest narrative films that we have footage of. I also look at the earliest days of Christian cinema.
You can watch the full video here if you wish: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZlqCndGzq28 My last review covered the first installment in this evangelical quadrilogy, A Thief in the Night. You can read it here. Background on the Genre A Distant Thunder focuses on the End Times and the Rapture. A popular belief within evangelicalism is the position … Continue reading Review: “A Distant Thunder” (Part 2 of the “A Thief in the Night” series). Apocalyptic Christploitation Film (1978)
You can watch the whole video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-DZko8quAvc Recently, I've been discovering all sorts of Christian psychedelic music from the 60s-70s. I'm obsessed. This music is fascinating, and a lot of it is quite good. Bands like Azitis produced amazing and trippy music, and the Electric Prunes were one of many bands to make a … Continue reading “A Lenten Journey Through Psychedelic Christian Rock”
I take a look at Trinity Episcopal Church, which was featured in "Carnival of Souls."
A Thief in the Night took on an ambiguous four-part film series with one single narrative about people facing the fallout in a post-rapture world, which set the tone for rapture films to follow.