Nosferatu

12/13/14 Nosferatu: eine Symphonie des Grauens (1922) Director: F.W. Murnau Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horrors is one of the greatest horror films of all time and a classic of German Expressionism. It was filmed in 1921 and released in 1922. It stars Max Schreck as the Nosferatu vampire, Count Orlok. It was an unauthorized adaptation … Continue reading Nosferatu

Wings

12/11/14 Wings (1927) Director: William A. Wellman Wings is 1927 silent film and one of the first major epic war films in a long history that extends to the present day. The restored version runs at 144 minutes. Wings was the first movie to win Best Picture at the first Academy of Motion Picture Arts and … Continue reading Wings

Genesis I: The Seven Days of Creation Examined

The following narrative is a close examination of the seven days of creation outlined in Book I of Genesis using Robert Alter's magnificent translation of the ancient Hebrew scriptures. Day One – Light and Darkness “When God began to create heaven and earth, and the earth then was welter and waste and darkness over the … Continue reading Genesis I: The Seven Days of Creation Examined