He stands against the enemy, a thousand demons before him with Satan at their head; a seething mass of howling, tempting, lying rejects from Grace boasting and taunting him as he stood on the battlefield, seeming to be one lone soldier before the fray. 819 more words
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The day the Earth stood still.
In this 1951 film, it shows the definitive case of an alien character representing the best of humanity. Bearing the “Christ-like” name of Carpenter and capable of surviving death, the director’s extraterrestrial is at first an in the shadows type observer, rather than a grandstander – though his peaceful credentials are mitigated by his giant killer robot and ultimatum that humanity stop being nasty or face annihilation. 25 more words