Thursday, April 30, 2020

Thursday, April 23, 2020

G-d Week: In those days there was no king in Israel; every man did what was right in his own eyes.


SAMSON AND DELILAH

1949
Directed by Cecil B. DeMille
Written by Jesse L. Lasky Jr., Fredric M. Frank, and Harold Lamb (based on the one book, and also the other book by Vladimir Jabotinsky)

Spoiler alert: "inspiration for Christ" doesn't imply a happy ending, does it?

Monday, April 20, 2020

G-d Week: Life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot, burn for burn, stripe for stripe


THE TEN COMMANDMENTS

1956
Directed by Cecil B. DeMille
Written by Aeneas MacKenzie, Jesse L. Lasky Jr., Jack Gariss, and Frederic M. Frank (based on the books by Philo, Josephus, various rabbis, Dorothy Clarke Wilson, J.H. Ingraham, A.E. Southon, and God)

Spoiler alert: he lets the people go; it all worked out great

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

G-d Week: Shall not the Judge of all the earth do right?


THE BIBLE: IN THE BEGINNING

1966
Directed by John Huston
Written by Christopher Fry (based on the book by P, D, and J)

Spoiler alert: oh, inapplicable

Saturday, April 11, 2020

Rock and roll never forgets


TROLLS WORLD TOUR

2020
Directed by Walt Dohrn
Co-directed by David P. Smith
Written by Jonathan Aibel, Glenn Berger, Elizabeth Tippet, Maya Forbes, and Wallace Wolodarsky

Spoiler alert: moderate

Thursday, April 9, 2020

Holla day


TROLLS HOLIDAY

2017
Directed by Joel Crawford
Written by Josh Bycel and Jonathan Fener

Spoiler alert: moderate

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

The DreamWorks Ending: The Motion Picture


TROLLS


2016
Directed by Mike Mitchell
Co-directed by Walt Dohrn
Written by Erica Rivinoja, Jonathan Abel, and Glenn Berger

Spoiler alert: moderate

Monday, April 6, 2020

Walt Disney, part XXIV: How lucky I was that he had been out of the office, I would have felt really bad if I had told him to go to hell or something during what were the last few days of his life


THE JUNGLE BOOK

1967
Directed by Wolfgang Reitherman
Written by Bill Peet, Larry Clemons, Ken Anderson, Ralph Wright, and Vance Gerry (based on the short stories by Rudyard Kipling)

Spoiler: well, he's not terribly likely to bang a wolf, is he?