From Parody to Hyperreality in Ang Lee’s “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk”
On the competing impulses on Ang Lee's most recent film, and what it fails to adapt from Ben Fountain's novel....
Elizabeth A. Castelli is Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Religion at Barnard College. She is the author of Martyrdom and Memory: Early Christian Culture-Making and the translator of the script for Pier Paolo Pasolini’s never-produced film, Saint Paul. She serves on the advisory board of NYU’s Center for Religion and Media and is a contributor to the Center’s online magazine, The Revealer: A Review of Religion and Media. She is currently working on a collection of essays on the theme of confession.