Archetypes: Film: Review: ‘The Imitation Game’ (2014)

The Uranian archetype of genius, innovation and unconventional habits could not have found a better conduit than Alan Turing, the British mathematician heralded for having cracked Germany’s Enigma code, which was used to communicate that country’s secret plans and activities during WWII. Directed by Morten Tyldum, The Imitation Game has, as its hero, an unlikely […]

Film: ‘Anna Karenina’ (2012)

Rules that are emblazoned onto the fabric of a culture have lives of their own. And in Joe Knight’s take on the Tolstoy classic “Anna Karenina,” set in Russia, in 1874, Anna (Keira Knightley) finds out just how unforgiving those regulatory Saturnine moral pronouncements can be. Based in St. Peterburg, where she lives with her […]