Brace yourself fer Neptune's wrath 'n drink t' yer heart's content 'cause ye shall know Th' Lighthouse 'n it shall ne'er relent. - Captain Robert Eggers of USS A24, circa 1890.
A film that is all too familiar. Someone who isn't Christian will be scratching their head after this and probably would just lump this as another film criticizing Christian cults. To these people, YOU WILL NOT RELATE.
As a Christian raised in a pentecostal household, this is a movie about Christian denominations, their imperfections and an all too relatable coming-of-age with Jesus. I'm putting on my Bible thumping hat for this. The psychology of growing up in a Christ-centered household…
While at War is Alejandro Amenbár's heartbroken love letter to Spain. A letter that is full of conflict and intellectual warfare.
As one who is unfamiliar with this time in history, it was a refreshing treat to learn and also enjoy the performances of this very beautifully shot film.