The Big Picture is a Christian insight into the galaxy of film, television and popular culture. Magazine editor and respected film reviewer Ben McEachen and scriptwriter/documentary maker/reviewer Mark Hadley want us to enjoyably consider what we watch and consume - from the perspective of Christian truth, beliefs and teachings.
Their aim is simple: help people live wholeheartedly for Jesus, in all areas of life. Including that latest TV series we are bingeing.
Because no matter what you are viewing and what messages it broadcasts, "the big picture" remains the same - God is the director of the universe; His Son Jesus is Lord over all; and the meaning of life is anchored in the generous, saving grace he offers to us all.
Disney's newest version of a classic adventure boasts an all-star cast of voices, visuals to make your eyes marvel, and a revised message that suggests we're nothing special.
Set your sights on one of the best thrillers around. Scorcher.
Does this superhero smackdown soar to new heights or collapse under the weight of comic-book carry-on?
Couples decide to live with other people - to save their relationship? What are we to make of such "therapy"?
What are the greatest escapes ever to bust free on the big screen?
Mark reckons this is one of the best Disney cartoons in yonks. Why? Because it dares to tell us all about how it is - that life isn't a "you can do anything you want" fantasia.
The Coen Brothers lead an all-star cast in an oddball comedy about, well, we're still trying to work that out. But it does have something to do with power, worldviews ... and the best gospel presentations that cinema has recently aired.
Mark watches the death and resurrection of Jesus, through the eyes of a Roman official trying to prove it's a sham. Does such an intriguing premise for an historical thriller deliver a powerful movie?
Dame Maggie Smith as a lady. Living in a van. What's it like to share Smith's space?
Mark reveals how his December 26 film adventures have frequently gone horribly wrong.
Who is the true star of the new version of Ben-Hur? The same ancient champion who should be the hero of all our lives?
Are you tired of all the remakes and reboots and rehashes at cinemas? Well, perhaps it's time we blamed ourselves for the same old, same old...
An intense, multi-angled war movie poses an ethical dilemma that proves how hard it is to live right, all the time.
New release Miracles From Heaven should stir us to consider whether we REALLY believe in what seems unbelievable.
Looking ahead at several love-themed new shows on TV this year, it seems we still haven't found what our hearts are searching for.
What's worth spending your grey matter on this year?
What can a R rated Western tells us about justice, forgiveness and equality for all? Loads.
Is it illegal to illegally download? That's not a trick question.
This involving drama about a real-life struggle for equality stirs the pot of how we should make a stand.