Monthly Archives: April 2011

Haxan

 I encountered Benjamin Christensens 1922 silent movie masterpiece of the strange purely by chance in some film pdf I was reading. What immediately grabbed me was the image of this dark ritual scene with a naked woman fighting off what looked like … Continue reading

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Jigoku a.k.a The Sinners Of Hell (Nobuo Nakagawa 1960)

I have always been interested in filmic renderings of hell. Needless to saywhen I heard the last third of this 100 minute japanese horror movie was spent in a re created hell looking like Dantes Inferno, i was immediately hooked. What … Continue reading

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Vampyr (Carl Th Dreyer 1932)

While browsing the net one day I came across some screenshots of this film. Something immediately grabbed me, there was this otherness leaking from the images I couldn’t quite explain, appealing to some darker recesses of my subconscious. I found some reviews … Continue reading

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