Astrology: Film: Review: ‘Annie’ (2014)

By Jove, Annie literally lives, breathes and radiates Jupiter – the planet representing the archetype tied to education, expansiveness, and truth and meaning of life – as surely as the Sun will come out tomorrow. Directed by Will Gluck, the movie begins with the titular character (Quvenzhané Wallis) in a classroom, with an exasperated teacher […]

Astrology: Film: Review: ‘Chef’ (2014)

Every so often a movie comes along that gives a perfectly good archetype a complete overhaul. Chef, directed and written by actor Jon Favreau, who also stars, is one of those gems. At the beginning of the movie, while walking through an upscale California farmer’s market, culinary whiz Carl Casper (Favreau) reminds his 10-year-old son […]

Astrology: Film: ‘Blue Jasmine’ (2013)

Woody Allen’s Blue Jasmine is the assured work of an older artist unafraid to make the point that people typically go to their graves clutching the archetypes they’ve been projecting and embracing for decades, no matter how self-destructive. Blue Jasmine, the character, is actually Jeanette (Cate Blanchett), who took on her flowery moniker years earlier […]