Throwback Thursday: ‘Jacob’s Ladder’ (1990)

A “Jacob’s Ladder” is most commonly known as a ladder that descends from the heavens, as seen in the biblical Jacob’s dream. In ‘Jacob’s Ladder,’ writer Bruce Joel Rubin uses the imagery and meaning behind the phenomena to present a film not only about the Vietnam War but also about the journey of death itself. What happens in that moment of death? Here is one take on that.

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