Via Under the influence!-Japanese Folktales: The Soul of the Mirror

The concept of animism where objects are believed to have a soul, spirit or consciousness is found in many religions, past and present around the world. The following is a retelling of a story from The Romance of the Milky Way and Other Studies & Stories by Lafcadio Hearn that he called The Mirror Maid […]

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Via Movie Review 101-The Baylock Residence (2019)

Director: Anthony M Winson Writer: Anthony M Winson (Screenplay) Starring: Kelly Goudie, Sarah Wynne Kordas, Lindsay Foster, Karen Henson, Kieron Brook, Penelope Butler Plot: Patricia Woodhouse has been estranged from her sister for quite a few years due to a family feud. Suddenly she receives a letter detailing the sudden death of her sister Susanna […]

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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 B&S About Movies -Carnival of Souls (1962)

This 1962 American independent horror film is literally an auteur production: it was written, produced and directed by Herk Harvey, as well as featuring him in the role of the spectral figure that haunts its heroine. While teaching and directing plays at the University of Kansas, Harvey started working for the Centron Corporation as a film […]

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Via B&S About Movies-The Lady in White (1988)

If all Frank LaLoggia had made was the utterly bizarre Fear No Evil, he’d still be a filmmaker to celebrate. Luckily, he also gifted us with this film, a ghost story that bombed on initial release but has gone on to be a celebrated film, one that’s just as much about growing up as it is […]

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Via Grindhouse Theology- The Eye of The Innocents [McKenna]

What happens when we fix our eyes on things we are not supposed to see, when we behold that which we were not meant to behold? Do those things to which we expose ourselves become part of us, shaping us, forming us into vessels in their own image? And by the same token, can innocence […]

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