The New Yorker’s Anthony Lane on Nick Cave’s "The Proposition"

Anthony Lane:

… “The Proposition,” in its morality as well as in its geography, is not just basic but Biblical. Directed by John Hillcoat, it shows humanity striving for a New Testament way of life with a Cain-and-Abel drama on the doorstep.

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About Jeffrey Overstreet

Jeffrey Overstreet is the author of a “memoir of dangerous moviegoing” called Through a Screen Darkly, and a four-volume series of fantasy novels called The Auralia Thread, which includes Auralia’s Colors, Cyndere’s Midnight, Raven’s Ladder, and The Ale Boy’s Feast. Jeffrey is a contributing editor for Seattle Pacific University’s Response magazine, and he writes about art, faith, and culture for Image, Filmwell, and his own website, LookingCloser.org. His work has also appeared in Paste, Relevant, Books and Culture, and Christianity Today (where he was a film columnist and critic for almost a decade). He lives in Shoreline, Washington. Visit him on Facebook at facebook.com/jeffreyoverstreethq.

  • wngl

    I AM FLYING ATOP ORANGE CLOUDS AND WEARING A PINK CARNATION, SO GREAT IS MY LOVE AND JOY AND HAPPINESS!

    November won’t come soon enough.

  • Michael Knepher

    November, according to Criterion’s “Coming Soon” page.

  • Anonymous

    When is the release date?


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