Monthly Archives: April 2008

The Drama in the Psalms

Recently, while traveling to Stratford, England, I was reminded of William Shakespeare’s possible association with Psalm 46. Reading that psalm got me thinking of the psalms as small dramas.

“The Days Are Evil” – NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN

The Coen Brothers award-winning  film of Cormac McCarthy’s  novel, No Country for Old Men, dramatizes the Last Days of Yeats famous poem “The Second Coming.”

The Player King

His last performance of Shakespeare was appropriate – The Player King in Kenneth Branagh’s film of Hamlet. To see Charlton Heston play the old actor is to understand why Lord Laurence Olivier called him America’s greatest Shakespearean actor.

Did the Kingdom of God Peek into American Idol ?