Tag: greek mythology

Theatre Review: MOJADA: A MEDEA IN LOS ANGELES Updates Greek Mythology to Modern Times

Posted: January 14, 2020 at 1:13 pm   /   Live Theater Reviews

I’ve always been a fan of modern updates to classic stories. I love Baz Luhrmann’s ROMEO + JULIET with Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes. Disney’s THE LION KING is a well-known retelling of Shakespeare’s HAMLET. And currently playing at The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, MOJADA: A MEDEA IN LOS ANGELES is a modern take […]

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Roger Qbert Reviews “Clash of the Titans”

Posted: April 2, 2010 at 5:17 am   /   Local, Tom O'Keefe Movie Reviews

The original Clash of the Titans is perhaps best-known as (with my apologies to Harry Hamlin’s abs) the last major work of the master of stop-motion animation Ray Harryhausen. Harryhausen, though still very much alive, found his services no longer required after the advent of CGI and the rise Industrial Light & Magic. He began […]

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Mickey Rourke Starring in Tarsem Singh’s “War of the Gods”

Posted: March 4, 2010 at 2:22 pm   /   Local, Movie News

Mickey Rourke is joining Freida Pinto and Henry Cavill in the Tarsem Singh directed film, War of the Gods. Rourke will be playing the villain of the film, King Hyperion, one of the twelve Titans in Greek Mythology. Cavill plays the hero Theseus who leads the Olympian gods into battle with the evil Titans to […]

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“Clash of the Titans” Coming 2010. Sam Worthington, Ralph Fiennes, Liam Neeson

Posted: September 6, 2009 at 9:52 am   /   Film, Local

“Clash of the Titans” is Warner Brother’s telling of the story of Perseus, one of the biggest heroes in Greek mythology. The film will revolve around the struggle for power between men, kings, and the gods. The film, slated for 2010, stars some pretty big names in Hollywood right now. Sam Worthington, who stole the […]

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