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Daily Archives: May 5, 2015

When a director’s vision is extremely singular, it can seem something of a spoiler when they start talking influence. Maybe, we fear, the vision will seem less singular if we see how it’s foreshadowed in older films. On the other hand, the work of the strongest directors should be able to stand up to the closest scrutiny. Yes, we can… Read more »

05 May 2015 | Features, Film Lists

The word “occult” comes from the Latin occultus, which means “hidden” or “secret”. Society has long associated the occult with the practices of sorcery and devil worship. It has always represented mankind’s strive to know the unknown, the forbidden. Strictly speaking, the occult can be associated with many religions, both of the right- (direct, conventional) and left- (chaotic/complex, taboo) hand… Read more »

05 May 2015 | Features, Film Lists