The Art Immortal

Celebrating the Art That Shall Endure Throughout Time

Tag: Willem Dafoe

Episode #128 — The Last Temptation of Christ

As we get closer to Easter, the guys look back at one of the great films by Martin Scorsese and his most controversial. The Last Temptation of Christ tells the story of the last days of Jesus as he embraces his destiny to die on the cross while dealing with the mortal fears and doubts. The guys talk about the powerful titular temptation, Willem Dafoe’s humanistic portrayal of a god and how Scorsese’s background inspires the types of stories he wants to tell. 

Continue reading

Episode #116 — Platoon / Fuzzy / Shanxi Extra Aged Vinegar / 1952 Vincent Black Lightning / Time Trumpet

Platoon podcast review
War is hell. War film are sometimes also hell, but a considerably lesser hell. Let’s get this straight: war = hell; war films = heck. And oh boy is Platoon one heck of a film. Oliver Stone’s semi-autobiographical tale of men in Vietnam is filled with impressive actors and maybe less than impressive direction. Also the gang listens to some Fuzzy, ignore some vinegar, find out that a motorcycle is pretty cool and watch an I Love the 90s parody from the creator of Veep. Get excited, it’s a short one this week!

Continue reading

© 2019 The Art Immortal

Theme by Anders NorenUp ↑