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"In the Flesh" Teases on the Redeemed

Previously I've commented on the interesting program airing on the BBC/BBC America, In the Flesh, which represents a thought provoking subgenre of the zombie narrative. One of the areas of interest to TheoFantastique is the incorporation of a religious element. In this case it's an eschatological aspect, of sorts, wherein a group of Partial Deceased […]

Tablet: "What Science Fiction Tried To Teach Us About Jihad, and Why No One Listened"

There is an interesting item that appeared in Tablet: A New Read on Jewish Life titled "What Science Fiction Tried To Teach Us About Jihad, and Why No One Listened." The subtitle explains a little further: "How Alejandro Jodorowsky muddled sci-fi by turning Frank Herbert’s ‘Dune’ into a New Age manifesto." In the piece by […]

Toronto Jewish Film Festival and Jewish Horror

Carl Rosenberg, a reader of this blog, made me aware of an interesting facet of the 22nd Toronto Jewish Film Festival. It features a section on horror titled "The Search for a Jewish Horror Film: Golems, Dybbuks and Other Movie Monsters." This is described as follows and features the following films: With a series of […]

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