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Satanic Movie Week Day 6: Alex De La Iglesia's The Day of the Beast

Today I watched Alex De La Iglesia’s The Day of the Beast (1995)

The Day of the Beast takes a bleakly comic look at the birth of the Antichrist.   421 more words

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Satanic Movie Week Day 5: Roman Polanski's Rosemary's Baby

Today I watched Roman Polanski’s Rosemary’s Baby (1968)

Mia Farrow plays the titular Rosemary who has just moved into a new apartment with her husband Guy.   373 more words

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Satanic Movie Week Day 4: F.W. Murnau's Faust

Today I watched F.W. Murnau’s Faust (1926)

Based on an age old German tale and more specifically Goethe’s version, the titular Faust is an alchemist and man of reason in the late Middle Ages who becomes the center of a bet between an archangel and the Devil.   502 more words

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Celebrating Shakespeare and Titania

Celebrating Shakespeare!! — I certainly owe a large debt of gratitude to the Bard for TITANIA.

There are three brief moments in the script where *my* Titania speaks the actual lines of Shakespeare’s Titania (sometimes interwoven with my words) – the Winter Scene is one of those times. 100 more words

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Pirate Week Day 7: Gore Verbinski's Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End

Today I watched Gore Verbinski’s Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End (2007)

At the end of Dead Man’s Chest, the heart of Davy Jones had found its way into the hands of Cutler Beckett and the East India Trading Company and he plans to use this power to eliminate piracy once and for all.   555 more words

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Pirate Week Day 4: Gore Verbinski's Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

Today I watched Gore Verbinski’s Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (2006)

With the roaring success that was the first Pirates of the Caribbean film a sequel was inevitable.   478 more words

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Review Request: The Water Babies

A drunken child, a camp sea-horse and the charm of gritty 70’s animation is all you need. Luckily, The Water Babies (TWB) has all three and several other strange things that make this film so utterly brilliant. 334 more words

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