There’s little physical reality to most laws until they’re broken. Pier Paolo Pasolini’s 1969 film Medea borrows many elements from Euripides’ play but becomes a broader commentary on the function of oaths and their relationship to religion and dreams. It becomes a tale on the hazards of liberation from, and the…
Why do so many superhero movies have the same origin story? It all comes down to the use – and misuse – of the monomyth. Here’s what the hero’s journey is and why it shouldn’t be used to make movies (even if great movies feature it).
“Happle Tea is a comic written and drawn by one Scott Maynard and is the only comic that excoriates religion, pop culture, and politics while, at the same time, lauding the world of cryptozoology.”
Every artist has a vision, and for Winfred Hawkins, that means envisioning an entire cosmos of twisted mythologies filtered through the unbridled imagination of children. The result is grotesque and sublime.
It's very obvious that writers have very select list of mythologies it uses for there works. We have Ancient Greek, Roman, Norse, Biblical and Egyptian with Chinese and Japanese making the odd cameo.
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It may shock you to learn that Stan Lee and Jack Kirby did not do an accurate job bringing the Norse god Thor and his mythology into the Marvel comics universe back in 1962. If they had, they would have been arrested, because Norse myths are full of murder, mayhem and weird sex, most of which still wouldn’t be…