Screenwriter and director Dennis Lee says the title of his new feature film, Jesus Henry Christ, was recycled. He first used the name for his 13-minute thesis film made while he was in Columbia University's graduate film program.
Notwithstanding Colin Firth's astonishing performance, the film's genius lies in its being decidedly old-fashioned. Here is a sampling of my favorite titles which concern the venerable throne of England.
I've got nothing against sports films that exult in good sportsmanship and the triumph of the underdog. But I'm more inclined towards films like The Damned United that scrape past the noble veneer of sports.