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The Guardian on religion in horror movies

The Guardian on religion in horror movies

http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/2010/mar/11/return-of-religious-films-legion

Nice-sized article on guardian.co.uk about the presence of religious themes and Christian symbolism in films. Book of Eli, the new Solomon Kane movie, and Legion are discussed, among others.

???Any artistic work that sensitively explores the stories of the Bible will be welcomed by many Christians,??? says Ben Wilson of the Church of England communications office, ???but clearly the extent to which any particular film helps to develop an individual???s faith will depend on the specific work and the specific viewer.??? On the other side of the Atlantic, at Christian film campaign group His Only Son for Us, executive project manager Brittany Hardy says, ???Though they still seem to have some way to go, it seems that Hollywood studios may be realising that biblically themed movies that herald justice, compassion and perseverance appeal to audiences.???

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