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The mission of the Faithspotting Podcast is to spot and explore faith as reflected in popular film, TV, streaming programing, and music. 

Mar 26, 2021

Mank Gary Oldham Netflix

2021 Academy Awards Series

Kenny and Mike discuss the film Mank and spot faith elements in the David Fincher, Academy Award nominated film starring Gary Oldman as screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz. The film examines Mank's writing the screenplay of Citizen Kane as he struggles to overcome the physcial injuries of an...

Mar 19, 2021

Kenny and Mike discuss and spot faith elements in the film One Night in Miami, directed by Regina King. Written by Kemp Powers and based on his play, the film stars Eli Goree, Kinglsey Ben-Adir, Aldis Hodge, and Leslie Odom Jr. who was nominated for an Academy Award for Supporting Actor.

The film is an historical...

Mar 12, 2021

Mike and Kenny discuss the film and spot the faith elements in Shaka King's "Judas and The Black Messiah."

Faith Issues Spotted:

The Judas betrayal of Jesus Narrative- presented in each of the Gospels. Though William O'Neal (LaKeith Stanfield) did not initiate the contact with the FBI, he agreed to inform...

Mar 6, 2021

Kenny and Mike discuss the faith elements and other aspects of the films Promising Young Woman and Nomadland. Carey Mulligan stars in the Emerald directed Promising Young Woman and Frances McDormand stars in the Chloe Zhao directed Nomadland.

While the films are very different in look and feel, they share similar faith...