Posts Tagged ‘ legend ’

The Last Legion

March 25, 2015
The Last Legion

I usually don’t like films that contain battle scenes, but I couldn’t resist the temptation to watch Doug Lefler’s 2007 screening of Valerio Massimo Manfredi’s novel The Last Legion. This adventure/ fantasy film stars Colin Firth as Roman general Aurelius, Sir Ben Kingsley as Ambrosinus and Merlin, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan as Mira and Thomas Brodie-Sangster […]

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Tolkien and the Age of Myths 2

February 15, 2015
Tolkien and the Age of Myths 2

J. R. R. Tolkien – the Age of Myths… and modern fantasies (Part 2 – of spiritual things) Welcome back! In the first part I tried to explain the whole allegory versus imaginary history project. Now let me expand on the whole symbolic / mythical / spiritual level of the story. ~*~ Here we reach […]

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Tolkien and the Age of Myths 1

February 9, 2015
Tolkien and the Age of Myths 1

J. R. R. Tolkien – the Age of Myths… and modern fantasies (Part 1 – an imaginary history of the world) Having recently lost myself in The Hobbit lore yet again, due to the final movie release this winter, I have decided to revisit J. R. R. Tolkien’s main works – The Lord of the […]

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Dracula Untold

December 22, 2014
Dracula Untold

“My father was a great man. A hero, so they say. Sometimes the world does not need another hero. Sometimes, what it needs… is a monster“. After months of waiting, I finally got to see Dracula Untold. I’m sure that everybody knows who Dracula is and that most of you have most probably already watched […]

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Woman Hollering Creek

April 13, 2014
Woman Hollering Creek

In certain cultures, people live their lives according to a certain set of rules, according to which the roles of men and women should never get mixed up. Men are the head of their families, the active and free ones, while women are destined to be passive and submissive wives and mothers. Plus, when speaking […]

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