The Taser's Edge

Adoration (dir. Atom Egoyan)
March 30, 2010, 10:22 am
Filed under: Art, Family, Film, Life, Poetry, Politics, Religion, Theology, Video | Tags: , , , ,

If you have Netflix streaming, then you should definitely watch this 2008 film by writer/director Atom Egoyan, who also did the very good The Sweet Hereafter.  Politics, religion, education, technology, the Internet, a post-9/11 world, truth-telling, the power of narrative, family dynamics…it’s all there.  I’m not sure why I didn’t hear about it in 2008, but I’m guessing it’s because it’s Canadian and I’m American.

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[…] Russell Banks kick.  I liked the movie of The Sweet Hereafter (dir. Atom Egoyan, who also did the previously-adored-here Adoration) when I saw it a few years ago, but I loved and now highly recommend Banks’ […]

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