By inverting the myth of Perseus, a new sculpture in New York City transforms good into evil, heroism into oppression, and men into monsters.
Written by Anaïs Mitchell, directed by Rachel Chavkin, the story follows the twisted love stories of both Orpheus and Eurydice and Hades and Persephone.
Although it seems doomed for box office failure, ‘The Kid Who Would Be King’ stands out as a children’s movie that refuses to rehash the same old lessons.
We are in a monster renaissance. The MonsterVerse has released two successful films, with two more on the way. 2016 saw Toho release the first new Japanese-based Godzilla film since 2004.
As long as we bring trees into our homes every December, the gospel is being scandalously preached to he or she who has an ear to hear their sermon.
The thundering soundtrack and serious faces plainly attempt to convey a sense of profundity, but without any apparent comprehension of what actually makes a human situation profound.
With this shift of science as the choice religion for the theologically uneducated comes a unique opportunity to witness firsthand the development of myth.
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