• Jesus Christ Superstar (406/238)

    by  • 8/26/2011 • movies • 0 Comments

    JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR (TIFF Lightbox) – I’m not a huge fan of musicals as a rule, but this and HAIR are two that I find completely amazing. I’m sure that part of the attraction is the sheer sacrilege of Singing Jesus and Judas, but I really watch mostly for Herod’s song and dance number. Jesus, […]

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    Tree of Life, West Side Story, Goliath (362/212)

    by  • 7/31/2011 • movies • 0 Comments

    TREE OF LIFE (Lightbox) – Shortly after it opened at Cannes, I read about how unusual its reception was; with a pretty divided audience; people BOOED? Reviews called it pretentious, full of itself, and even worse. Reviewers went to lengths describing how this was a film about faith in the religious sense… I stopped reading […]

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