Via The Geekly Blog – MOVIE REVIEW ‘Crawl’

Review by J.T. Johnson SEE IT! If you had told me going into this weekend that I would have enjoyed “Crawl” more than I did “Stuber”, I would have laughed. Yet, here we are as the film is a tight 90 minute creature feature that took me and the audience I was with on quite […]

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Making Contact aka Joey — Really Awful Movies

Despite there being a demonic ventriloquist in Making Contact, nobody quips, “you’d be angry too if you had a hand up your butt.” Lost opportunity. Despite its title, Making Contact is not an alien move. That’s just one of the many, many odd things about this one. Youngster Joey loses his father, and we, the […]

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[Caleb] Let’s Make Man in Our Image, & Let’s Scare Jessica to Death (1971) — Grindhouse Theology

Which brings me back to the topic at hand—that Let’s Scare Jessica to Death (1971) is a dramatic and distinctively American re-imagining of the Garden of Eden story that reveals how our progressive age is just as barbaric as the antediluvian world we encounter in Christian Scripture. And part of what drew my attention to this was the strange fact that Jessica (Zohra Lampert) reminds me so much of my own mother! The suffering of the former compelled me to revisit the situation of the latter. So the question I want to wrestle with here is what does Jessica have to do with Eve?

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Via Under the influence!-The Arthurian Realm: The Madness of Merlin

The Vita Merlini, written by Geoffrey of Monmouth tells of the horrifying effect of war trauma on the individual and their families even one as famous and powerful as Merlin. After the Battle of Camlann, Arthur had been taken to Avalon and Britain split into many small kingdoms that fought among themselves. Merlin ruled over the South Welsh giving laws to the people and foretelling the future.

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