Tag Archives: Hallowe’en

Obligatory Halloween post

Every year I keep thinking I’ll do some Halloween related stuff on this blog for October, and every year this doesn’t really happen. But in spite of a tight schedule I feel a bit more determined to carry this out. … Continue reading

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Hallowe’en Edition: The Tales of Hoffmann

One could object that The Tales of Hoffmann, not being a horror film by anyone’s definition of the term, has no right in being considered a Hallowe’en film. But this objection hangs upon the assumption that our seasonal and liturgical … Continue reading

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QotD: Scary edition

Apropos of my comments on The Secret of NIMH, I found  a retrospective on the 1990 Roald Dahl adaptation, The Witches, another flick I haven’t seen since childhood:   The Witches tells the story of a young boy (Jasen Fisher) … Continue reading

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Song of the Sea: Deeper Thoughts

(in all this I am likely taking myself far beyond the intentions of Tomm Moore, but it’s his fault for making such a good movie) It is often said that the advent of Darwinism effectively bridged the gap between humans … Continue reading

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