The Popcorn Cathedral: Essays at the Junction of Film, by Rod Bennett

By Rod Bennett

Essays on the junction of movie, religion, and delusion. Titles contain: The Gospel in response to Frank Capra, The stressful religion of George Lucas, Going to Bat for "Song of the South", and Jurassic Park and the loss of life of Stop-Motion Animation.

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