In Popular Culture
- In 1980, the film The Shining was released, directed by Stanley Kubrick and starring Jack Nicholson. The film depicted a large labyrinth at The Overlook Hotel, in the form of a hedge maze. There was also a scale model of this hedge maze in the lobby of the hotel.
- In 1986, the film Labyrinth was released, directed by Jim Henson, and starring David Bowie and Jennifer Connelly.
- In 2006, the film Pan's Labyrinth was released, directed by Guillermo del Toro.
- Daedalus's Labyrinth served as a central plot element in Rick Riordan's 2008 novel, The Battle of the Labyrinth.
- In George Lucas`s film Electronic_Labyrinth:_THX_1138_4EB, THX is escaping an electronic labyrinth
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“Nobody seriously questions the principle that it is the function of mass culture to maintain public morale, and certainly nobody in the mass audience objects to having his morale maintained.”
—Robert Warshow (19171955)
“For those that love the world serve it in action,
Grow rich, popular and full of influence,
And should they paint or write, still it is action:
The struggle of the fly in marmalade.”
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