Monthly Archives: November 2011

The Tree of Life

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Most of what we see on movie screens follows the mythic structure of storytelling. Terrence Malick’s The Tree of Life is the first movie I’ve seen that borrows from a different pattern. It is contemplative or devotional literature. While it is the most visually gripping movie I’ve ever seen, it is far more than breathtaking […]

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