The Indiana Jones Hypothesis

Is it true that in Raiders of the Lost Ark, Indiana Jones plays no real role in the outcome? This was posited by the character Amy in an episode of The Big Bang Theory. She claimed that: “Indiana Jones plays no role in the outcome of the story. If he weren’t in the film it would…

Negative impact

Why modern films are increasingly being revisited in black and white Film director Steven Soderbergh kept a list of every book he read, play he attended and film or TV series he watched for an entire year. The list was published a few months ago and was a fascinating look into the pop culture habits…

Raiders of a lost art

There‘s another Indiana Jones film already out there that you probably haven’t seen. Few have. It never made it to the screens and is highly unlikely to ever get a DVD release, but it’s everything that’s good about cinema. It’s known as Raiders Of The Lost Ark: Adaptation. It started with a comic book. In…