April 8, 2009

Religulous instruction


[Bill] Maher and [Larry] Charles get laughs by using brief clips from sanctimonious religious movies, but they don't quote from Dreyer's Day of Wrath, Bergman's Seventh Seal or Tarkovsky's Andrei Roublev.
Philip French in the Observer reviews Religulous, which aims to do for organised religion what Supersize Me did for fast food. Day of Wrath pictured.