Category: Film & Video

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Keanu Reeves on Avenging Heros

Peter Howell interviews  Keanu Reeves for The Star, exploring why audiences are drawn to the vengeful hero archetype. Reeves shares his knowledge of Campbell and what he thinks it does at a subconscious level...

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Jeff Bridges “Follow your Bliss”

Melissa Parker conducts a fantastic and genuine interview with Jeff Bridges for Smashing Interviews. During the talk, Bridges brings up the famous quote from Joseph Campbell “Follow your bliss” when asked how he lives his...

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George Miller’s Take on Storytelling

Jen Yamato writes for The Daily Beast about director George Miller and Jospeh Campbell. In the interview, he explains that Joseph Campbell has illustrated why we tell stories to begin with. He goes on...

Immigration Meets the Hero’s Journey

Peter Keough writes for The Boston Globe, taking a look at the 2015 film “The Great Man,” in which immigration and legal status play a huge barrier in the fight for freedom. The film...

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Superman’s Suit Embedded with Joseph Campbell Quote

Kirsten Acuna writes for the Business Insider about the hit movie “Batman Vs. Superman”. Director Zach Snyder couldn’t help but include an iconic Campbell quote embedded into the core weaving on the suit Superman wears. It was...

Tamil Cinema Features Joseph Campbell’s Work

The Deccan Herald takes a look at the way Director K.S. Ravikumar featured “The Hero With a Thousand Faces” in his feature film “Lingaa.” The film starring India’s biggest actor, was a hit and...

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1000 Faces in the movie Big Fish

Joseph Campbell’s book, “The Hero With A Thousand Faces,” appears in this film. It is shown first on a sleeping Edward Bloom (before being picked up and placed on the nightstand by Josephine) and...

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Wonder Woman’s Sword in Batman v Superman

Nerdy Fact #1522: Wonder Woman’s sword in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is inscribed a quote from Joseph Campbell’s collection Goddesses: Mystery of the Feminine Divine: “Life is killing all the time and...