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Tue, May 02, 2006
Of Passions Medieval and Modern
The critics lashed Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ two years ago with a frenzy surpassed only by popular enthusiasm for the film. The reasons for the gap go deep—right to the film’s roots in medieval religious art.
Sat, Mar 11, 2006
Perfect Evolution (and the Buried Soul)
What this year's four vampire-hybrid films have in common is an overcoming of our oldest fear.
Sun, Mar 05, 2006
Or, Schindler's List in Slapstick
Mon, Feb 27, 2006
Fear of a Vegan World
It's just not natural . . .
Fri, Jan 20, 2006
Movies and the ‘Death of God’
Mark Conard looks at definitions and the meaning of Film Noir in this excerpt from The Philosophy of Film Noir. A Metaphilm exclusive.
Mon, Jan 16, 2006
No Exit—at least for most
Sometimes thinking too much is counterproductive.
Wed, Jan 04, 2006
Notes on what comprises a truly great movie
Sun, Dec 04, 2005
The Gates of Jurassic Park
A spectacular critique or a mere spectacle?
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