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The Forever War has become a medieval morality play for the 21st century, something akin to the Paternoster Cycle from York, with the United States in the role of the petitions from the Lord’s Prayer.
So Sacred Deer winds up being a horror film without a satisfying payoff, a morality play without a lesson, a comedy with maybe four laughs.
So Republicans flatten gun violence into a morality play, one that transforms perpetrator and victim into caricatures.
His play declined due in part to injuries, and his downfall turned into a morality play.
Grippingly paced and unexpectedly profound, this morality play of a man (Josh Brolin) who finds $2 million in cash and the relentless hitman (Javier Bardem) who hunts him is a storytelling and acting masterclass.
The revelers did not know that the ball was also a morality play about animal welfare, genetic manipulation and veganism.
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