Have you noticed how much of Hollywood is preoccupied with thoughts of God?
"Life of Pi" is the latest example of a movie with essentially religious themes.
Artists in a postmodern culture are thinking about the relationship between story and truth. Even the movie "Lincoln" is organized around the idea that false narratives can serve the greater good in politics. When the people are bad, the politician must lie or mislead to serve the good.
It's rather discomfiting to see so many liberal elites embrace this movie, isn't it?
Hollywood's recent search for God began with "The Master," a very odd film about a man...