2006 was a special times riddled with fears of 6/6/06.
On the First Transfiguration of Christmas: Jack Frost (1997) & The Gingerdead Man (2005)
At some point in time, there was the idea to bring unhinged main characters who get turned into Christmas objects and in their new forms, begin their homicidal rage anew. I feel like on some level, this is directly influenced by the Chucky movies and what I call dark carnival concept of childhood; this is... Continue Reading →
The Lizzie Borden House and Salem Through a Psychic Lens
I don't normally go to haunted places on purpose; I'm clairaudient (clear hearing), claircognizant (clear knowing), clairsentient (clear feeling), and a geomantic (feeling the energy of cities/the earth) psychic with a little mind reading on the side. I've had it my whole life, passed down from my mother who has the same abilites, but in... Continue Reading →
Gretel & Hansel: The Path of a Witch
Beautifully shot movie with a shot of Halloween colors in most shots; shows the ravenous nature of reality, how in history, women must often sell oneself to eat, that darkness lurks in the world more often sometimes than good.
Tamara (2005) & The Devil as a Young Woman
Tamara (2005) is a movie I remember vividly on the racks at Hastings-I was about 11 or 12 and very interested in horror. The reason, I think, is because horror is a landscape for the imagination. Every kid loves fairytales-the more gruesome, the better; horror is an extension of that imaginative playground. Literally anything could... Continue Reading →
Mystery Houses of Horror
We as humans love the idea of an evil house, though in actuality, the only thing that could be evil between the mortar, brick, and glass is the people (or spirits) inside it. It's thought that spaces hold energy from what happened within its walls: a happy home stays that way while an unhappy one... Continue Reading →