Monthly Archives: November 2011

The Decalist #6: Ben Hur (1925): A Tale of Biblical Epics

If The Sound of Music is a film with all the (T)trap(p)-ings of religion added to religious ideology, the 1925 Ben Hur: A Tale of Christ is an overt and explicit example of religious allegory. The semantics as well as the syntactics … Continue reading

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The Decalist #5 The Sights of Music

I was sitting in a job interview once, discussing film and theater, when I mentioned something about Gene Kelly dancing in puddles, and the camera pulling back as the music swelled and it was just– “Transcendence,” one of the interviewers … Continue reading

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