Ed McNulty offers this guide to help church leaders enter into dialogue with contemporary films. McNulty carefully crafts a theology of movies and then provides practical suggestions for creating and leading movie discussions with groups. In addition, he provides people from all across the theological spectrum with a framework to understand whether the overall message of a film outweighs concerns over profanity, violence, or sex in the film. He concludes by introducing twenty-seven films and including provocative questions about each that will prepare leaders to assemble and facilitate a group. Popular films explored include 'The Color Purple;' 'Crash;' 'Hotel Rwanda;' 'The Matrix;' 'Million Dollar Baby;' 'O Brother,' 'Where Art Thou?' and 'Shawshank Redemption'.