While modern adaptations of Greco-Roman mythology abound, movies with direct links to the Celtic tradition can be difficult to find. King Arthur is obviously the most well-known figure of British mythology, but he’ll warrant a post of his own. In the meantime, here are a few of the lesser-known stories with roots in Celtic legend:
Monthly Archives: September 2012
With the Venice, Telluride, Cannes and New York Film Festivals, the buzz has spread that Oscar season does not begin until the kickoff of the Toronto International Film Festival. TIFF has screened the past five Best Picture winners, and critics are already making their Oscar predictions. The 10-day festival concluded last week, but this is what we know we have to look forward to…
Drugs, money, sex, violence, nudity, criminal schemes gone wrong. Everything you’ve seen before, but Killer Joe packs a punch so brutal that I’m still trying to process what I watched. And more importantly, I don’t remember the last movie I saw that left me so speechless in a theater. Whether you love it or hate it, you certainly won’t forget it.
Last night I finished reading I Am Legend. I picked it up mostly because I read about the alternate ending of the Will Smith movie, which some criticized for not following the spirit of the book.
I have mixed feelings.
(warning: spoilers for both the book and movie follow)