Archetypes: Film: Review: ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’ (2015)

Kingsman: The Secret Service seems pleased to be nothing more than a good-guys-save-the-world film. But at the archetypal level, the movie is way more than its display of outlandish, cartoon-like derring do. This is about legacy, fathers and sons. Directed by Matthew Vaughn and based on the comic book series, Kingsman is the name of […]

Astrology: Film: Review: ‘Magic in the Moonlight’ (2014)

If art is the beautiful lie, can love also be ushered into existence by duplicity? That’s the question at the center of Magic in the Moonlight, a movie inspired by early 20th century Europe’s fascination with spiritualism, seances and communicating with the dead. Directed and written by Woody Allen, Magic in the Moonlight is set […]