Tarantino’s film title “Inglorious Basterds” referred to a band of WWII american vigilantes out to kill as many Nazis as they could with unrestrained barbarism. One might even think that these Inglorious Basterds were deliverers of justice and judgment upon a well-deserved evil, racist nation bent on world conquest. However, as the film progressed, IContinue reading “Inglorious Basterds – inglorious humanity”
Category Archives: Film and Theology
Interview with a Vampire – what is immortality?
The current vampire craze rekindled an interest for me to re-watch Interview with a Vampire, in which many of its concepts and ideas appears to me to be the predecessor for today’s popular Twilight saga and Vampire Diaries. Such themes include, exploring the psyche of vampires, a vampire’s ironic apprehension towards taking life, the “vegetarian”Continue reading “Interview with a Vampire – what is immortality?”
Terminator Salvation – “Take mine.”
warning: this post does contain an ending spoiler, in case you haven’t seen the film.
“We all owe a death to God”
The recurring theme of the film The Taking of Pelham 1-2-3 is from John Travolta’s repeated line, “We all owe a death to God.” Surprisingly, undergirding this theme is the possibility of Denzel Washington’s character of finding redemption for a crime he allegedly committed. There is perhaps no greater reality than that of death. It is aContinue reading ““We all owe a death to God””