#020 – Monuments Men and the Value of Art

#020 – Monuments Men and the Value of Art

On this episode of the Reel World Theology Podcast:

monuments

We take a look at The Monuments Men, a George Clooney joint. With a near-all-star cast, this movie, about an unlikely World War II platoon tasked to rescue art masterpieces from Nazi thieves and return them to their owners, hasn’t made as much of a splash as I think it would have hoped, but, it does have a very clear message about the value of history, art, and human life. It also speaks about human legacy and what matters in the annals of time. We try to dissect where the film is pointful and where it is just fun— and with this cast, it certainly had a bit of both.

Download Episode 020 Here:
Reel World Theology #020 – Monuments Men and the Value of Art

 

This weeks’ panel included Laura Fissel and Clay Morgan.

Laura Fissel (@laura_fissel)
Writing:
Leaving Teaching Blog

Clay Morgan (@ClayMorganPA)
The StoryMen Podcast
Undead: Revived, Resuscitated, and Reborn

Podcast Notes and Links:

The Monuments Men on IMDB

Band of Brothers on IMDB

The Monuments Men on Rotten Tomatoes

The Monuments Men review on Christianity Today

The Monuments Men review on ZekeFilm

Behind The Movie, Tales From the Real Life Monuments Men on NPR

How the Monuments Men Saved Italy’s Treasures on Smithsonian.com

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