Film Reviews

Ang Lee's Hulk: Representations of the Hero Cycle

Ang Lee's 2003 film Hulk contains textual elements that reflect the developmental hero cycle described by Joseph L. Henderson in his contribution to Carl Gustav Jung's final work, Man and his Symbols,which is a layman's description of symbology as it relates to the unconscious.

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X-Men: Extremes in the Struggle for Anima

Since the 1960’s, Marvel comics have entertained readers with the exploits of X-Men, extreme female and male characters who are marginalized for their differences. X-Men, the movie, condenses and combines previous tales in a strong story, fresh to old as well as new acquaintances..

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The Last Temptation of Christ of Martin Scorsese in the Context of the Individuation Process

The Last Temptation of Christ, the controversial film of Martin Scorsese from 1988, based on the novel by Nikos Kazantzakis, provoked a vehement reactions from conservative Christians, which was not in the least caused with its last part, which gave the name both to the novel and the film.

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Choosing Death: The Ballad of Narayama

Dr. Kervorkian, aka "Dr Death" was recently convicted for murder having given a lethal injection to a patient suffering from Lou Gehrig's disease.

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My Dialogue With Hannibal: Reflections on

Whenever I am compelled to repeatedly view a film, I know there is a subtext concealed somewhere between the lines of the narrative that my mind is straining to grasp, and so it is with “The Silence of the Lambs.”

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