Link to the show: Young Adult Movie Ministry Episode 21 on Substack
Release date: November 29, 2020
Movie of the Week
Who the Hosts Are This Week
Sam is a freelance reporter, critic, and nameless horror from the universe underneath this one. Alissa is the film critic at Vox and a shining angel from heaven.
Jeffrey Overstreet is a professor at Seattle Pacific University, film critic at Christianity Today for many years, author of The Auralia Thread series of fantasy novels, and a current contributor to the film journal Image.
- Raising Arizona, Wings of Desire, The Princess Bride, Empire of the Sun, Broadcast News, Planes, Trains, and Automobiles (notable 1987 films that were formative for Jeff)
- Caché (Michael Haneke), Kieslowski’s Three Colors: Blue (Alissa’s formative films)
- The Parable of the Sower (the Biblical parable, not the Octavia Butler novel (which is also awesome))
- Prince of Jutland (Gabriel Axel’s final movie) trailer (“400 years before Shakespeare’s Hamlet, there was still… murder!”)
- Raymond Carver’s short story Cathedral
- Madeline L’Engle’s book Walking on Water
- Over the Rhine – husband/wife music group that is spiritually at the heart of Image