Archive for "Dec 2007"

I Am Legend: Latest Cinematic Treatment of Matheson Story Offers Apocalyptic and Theistic Angst - Revised

Normally my family opens Christmas presents on Christmas morning, but after weeks of pressuring and begging by our two teenage children, my wife agreed to a gift opening on Christmas Eve. This left us free to sleep in a little on Christmas morning, and after breakfast we went to the movies to see I Am […]

New Zombie Anthology: History is Dead

Kim Paffenroth, author of Gospel of the Living Dead: George Romero's Visions of Hell on Earth (Baylor University Press, 2006), and Dying to Live: a novel of life among the undead (Permutated Press, 2006), has edited a zombie anthology titled History is Dead (Permutated Press, 2007). As the book's back cover describes it's contents: Our […]

Peg Aloi: Cinema and the Occult Revival

This post brings together a number of areas of interest for me, including the increasing interest in fantasy with the counterculture of the 1960s, the connection between fantasy and Neo-Paganism, and the expression of elements related to Paganism and esotericism in film. We will explore issues related to these facets courtesy of an interview with […]

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