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Modern and Postmodern Jesus Films

The Gospel According to St. Matthew (1964) dir. Pier Paolo Pasolini “Could these also be reasons why God has given us two creation stories and four versions of the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus?” – Merold Westphal Pasolini, a dedicated Marxist, … Continue reading

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The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie

The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972) dir. Luis Buñuel The device of The Discreet Charm is the mirror of the one Buñuel used in The Exterminating Angel.  In Angel, the group of aristocrats gather to dine, but they cannot leave. … Continue reading

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Alphaville: Je vous aime vs. sola Ratio

Alphaville: Une étrange aventure de Lemmy Caution (1965) dir. Jean-Luc Godard With the coming of the Enlightenment, we see a sort of secularization of the Protestant principle: sola Scriptura becomes sola Ratio. – Julián Carrón One of the central battles between … Continue reading

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