The Dude Abides

The Coen Brothers have a new film on the way, A Serious Man. Here's the synopsis from the website: Imaginatively exploring questions of faith, familial responsibility, delinquent behavior, dental phenomena, academia, mortality, and Judaism – and intersections thereof – A Serious Man is the new film from Academy Award-winning writer/directors Joel & Ethan Coen. A… Continue reading The Dude Abides

The Tragedie of King Lear

"Shakespeare pictures the potential depravity of a godless world. I think it's no accident that the gods are referred to that number of times. "The other prediction that's made in the play is 'if the gods don't come down and intervene then it must come, humanity will prey upon itself like monsters of the deep'.… Continue reading The Tragedie of King Lear