Tag Archives: Oedipus Rex

388. Incendies

In adapting Wajdi Mouawad’s play, Denis Villeneuve used two time lines to push the past against the present and ask if suffering is the only outcome of war.

294. Ida

In ancient Greece, all violence took place off stage. How can filmmakers show the violence of the Holocaust without exploiting the memory of the victims?

230. Chinatown

Roman Polanski’s masterpiece is often called film noir. But lacking a dark look and a femme fatale, it’s not. It’s a very rare Hollywood breed; a true tragedy.


Copyright © 2020 Steven Benedict. Icons by Wefunction. Designed by Woo Themes CMS installed by PixelApes