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 departed the Patheos network in order to escape click-bait advertisements that were offending him and his readers. He will re-launch Looking Closer at lookingcloser.org soon. He is the author of The Auralia Thread, a four-volume fantasy series that begins with Auralia's Colors, and a memoir of "dangerous moviegoing" called Through a Screen Darkly. He teaches creative writing and film studies; speaks internationally about art and faith; served as Writer-in-Residence at Covenant College; and is employed by Seattle Pacific University as a project manager, copyeditor, and writer.

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    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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