Darryl A. Phillips

Entries Tagged as 'movies'

Release the Kraken! (or maybe not)

April 4, 2010 · No Comments · Uncategorized

The remake of the 1981 film “Clash of the Titans” has just been released.  I don’t think I’m going to rush out and see this one — reviews have not been good, and Sam Worthington just doesn’t have the camp value of Harry Hamlin as Perseus. For those film history buffs out there, you might want to […]

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Medea – an “E! True Story”

September 16, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

It was student presentation week in HONS 120.  We had four great group presentations of Greek plays.  The group that worked on Euripides’ Medea made a video as part of the presentation — a hilarious spoof on an “E! True Story” using Fandango-inspired puppets.  Well worth checking out on YouTube:  Medea E! True Story

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Classics goes Hollywood

June 11, 2009 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

I read a review of the new film “My Life in Ruins” (from the team that gave us “My Big Fat Greek Wedding”).  Seems that the main character is an “unemployed Classics professor turned tour guide”.  Nice to see Classics is getting some exposure, but wouldn’t it be nice to have an employed Classicist featured (though this […]

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