Archetypes: Film: Review: ‘The Revenant’ (2015)

Survival has always been about either vanquishing or besting one’s foes, whether they’re humans or offshoots of Nature at its most unforgiving. In The Revenant, co-written and directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu, the protagonist must triumph over both. The ordeal is not pretty. The movie is loosely based on Michael Punke’s novel set in the […]

Astrology: Film: ‘We’re the Millers’ (2013)

What constitutes a family –  nature vs. nurture – is the question at the heart of We’re the Millers, a road movie whose four-member clan is brought together as a family (Moon) by ulterior motives and Neptunian deceit. In the movie, directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber, the guy who’ll become the ring-leader patriarch is Dave […]