I don't know whether or not this is a first, but a scholarly article has been written (by me) on The Brothers Bloom
. (Good writing generates more writing. I'm just doing my bit to keep the ball in the air.) It's just been published in The Journal of Religion and Film
(online -- open access). The title is "Plato's Watermelon: Art and Illusion in The Brothers Bloom
Here's the link: http://digitalcommons.unomaha.edu/jrf/vol18/iss1/42
I'd love to hear from anyone who reads it (especially Rian! Hi!)
Best wishes to all.