Filmmaker and Cinephile.
I was assuming this would be a lot more blasphemous, but I’m pleasantly surprised that they stayed pretty close to the story while keeping any real commentary of the scripture out. Letting the strangeness of the story be the main thing with a few little added gags.
I have no problem with someone being faithful to the Bible and just saying “this is kind of a weird thing huh?” Because many theologians have done just that, only they’ve made a…
There are a lot of reviews out there of this film that point to Luke being a Christ figure as well as the film being ambiguous about whether the films message agrees with Luke or not. I feel like this ambiguity lets the audience see things from two perspectives, what’s literally on the screen and what it says as an allegory.
The allegory is what I’ve seen discussed many times, Luke as the Christ figure, creating disciples out of…