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Today marks the wide release of Risen, starring Joseph Fiennes (Luther) as a Roman soldier tasked with hunting down the corpse of Jesus Christ in order to squash rumors of the Resurrection… only to discover that the Redeemer lives. Co-starring Tom Felton (Malfoy from the Harry Potter films), directed by Kevin Reynolds (Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves), and produced by Affirm Films (War Room, Courageous, Fireproof), this one looks very promising. Read my review this weekend at

The Lord of the Rings’ Sean Bean stars in this examination of Jesus’ life as a boy, returning to Nazareth from Egypt with Mary and Joseph. Looks interesting. Comes out March 11th.