Articles by Erik deLange
By Erik deLange
July 9, 2019
In this review of Godzilla, Erik deLange explores the movie's Christian themes as it relates to the book of Revelation.
At the end of the film, as Godzilla is swallowing the beast whole and then blasting the final of its heads to bits with his nuclear bomb breath, Dr In this sense, the new Godzilla film is overtly Christian in the worst way: it further propagates the myth that the interests of God and Americans are somehow linked – and that violence can be used for redemptive ends
March 16, 2018
In the 2017 film Call Me by Your Name, Convivium movie reviewer Erik deLange finds a complement to the deep longing of every human heart: to love and be loved by God.
It’s has been a long, perfectly paced, lackadaisical epic of summer love and loss in Italy, and now Elio’s beloved Oliver has now chosen instead to get married So am I suggesting that this film about gay lovers be considered a Christian film? Perhaps one could suggest instead that it would be better...
January 26, 2018
Martin McDonagh’s latest film brilliantly blends the Bible and pitch black comedy, writes Convivium reviewer Erik DeLange.
If the book of Judges can find a comedy of errors amidst a brutal murder, surely there is room for the truth of McDonagh’s humour to illuminate the corruption of middle America There is a brutal and haunting scene in the middle of Martin McDonagh’s latest film Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missou...
December 13, 2017
In Stephen Chbosky’s film Wonder, Convivium reviewer Erik de Lange finds the Gospel message on love of Other
When it comes to Wonder, whether it’s August Pullman, the boy with facial differences, trying to fit in with his classmates, his sister Via, losing her best friend, or even Julian, the class bully, seeking to please his parents, it is a story about belonging “Dear God, please let them be nice to him...