Author Archive for: ‘David Nicol’

Understanding Virginia: Quoting the Sources in Terrence Malick’s The New World

How much they err, that think every one which has been at Virginia understands or knows what Virginia is. – Capt. John Smith These words appear upon a black screen at the beginning of the 2008 “Extended Cut” of The New World, Terrence Malick’s film about John Smith, Pocahontas, and the founding of the Virginia Colony. They are followed by …

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