Watch it now: Embrace of the Serpent

Recently, a friend heartily recommended that I watch a film called Embrace of the Serpent after discussing one of my favorites, Aguirre the Wrath of God, written, directed, and produced by Werner Herzog. Both of the titles mentioned above present a strikingly similar plot in the same geographic location: the Amazonian jungle. Aguirre and Embrace … Continue reading Watch it now: Embrace of the Serpent

Notes on Watching Jason and the Argonauts

By Loretta I’ve been watching movies again.  I’m sorry. I can’t help it.  I love the old mythology genre, with their ginormous lumbering monsters and birds with wingspans so great, they have trouble getting off the ground. I recently watched Jason and the Argonauts – again!   It was filmed in 1963, so if you haven’t … Continue reading Notes on Watching Jason and the Argonauts