“Beware the beast”: Demonic Repression & Sex as Religion in CATACOMBS

A demon, a woman, and a chocolate bar-eating monk walk into an abbey. Stop me if you’ve heard this one…

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[Fantasia 2019] “No girl is exempt”: Biblical and Societal Misogyny in DARLIN’

Pollyanna McIntosh tears into the misogyny and sexism of the Roman Catholic Church, as well as society in general.

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Preacher – Season 3, Episode 8: “The Tom/Brady”

Gran’ma calls up Satan for a favour. Meanwhile, Tulip tries not to kill Lara as they pull the job in Osaka.

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The Exorcist – Season 2, Episode 6: “Darling Nikki”

Marcus and Tomas face the threat at the foster home, as Andy begins a new relationship with his dead wife Nikki.

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The Exorcist – Season 2, Episode 2: “Safe as Houses”

Fathers Tomas and Marcus battle the demon in Cindy. In Washington, Andy figures out more about the kids under his care.

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The Exorcist – Season 1, Chapter One: “And Let My Cry Come Unto Thee”

FOX’s The Exorcist Season 1, Chapter One: “And Let My Cry Come Unto Thee” Directed by Rupert Wyatt Written by Jeremy Slater * For a review of Chapter Two: “Lupus in Fabula” – click here Here we are at the premiere of The Exorcist, a new series based on the classic from William Friedkin and basedContinue reading “The Exorcist – Season 1, Chapter One: “And Let My Cry Come Unto Thee””

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Lars von Trier’s ANTICHRIST Dissects Catholicism’s Misogynistic Roots

This is not for the fainthearted. However, if you want to see a compelling, though disturbing, look at the misogyny inherent in Roman Catholicism: press play, if you dare.

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Monty Python’s LIFE OF BRIAN is Religious Satire at its Best

Monty Python’s 1979 classic, LIFE OF BRIAN, which takes aim at the Roman Catholic Church specifically, & the history of Jesus Christ.

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NOTHING BAD CAN HAPPEN’s Religious Parable

Nothing Bad Can Happen. 2014. Directed & Written by Katrin Gebbe. Starring Julius Feldmeier, Sascha Alexander Gersak, and Annika Kuhl. Celluloid Dreams. Not Rated. 110 minutes. Drama/Thriller ★★★★1/2 While I usually try not to go too deep into personal theories of a movie, if it appears to me as metaphorical, Nothing Bad Can Happen feels veryContinue reading “NOTHING BAD CAN HAPPEN’s Religious Parable”

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William Friedkin Gets to the Pulse of Fear with The Exorcist

  The Exorcist. 1973. Dir. William Friedkin. Written by William Peter Blatty, based on his novel. Starring Ellen Burstyn, Max Von Sydow, Lee J. Cobb, Kitty Winn, Jack MacGowran, Jason Miller, and Linda Blair. Warner Brothers Rated 18A. 132 minutes. Horror ★★★★★ (Movie) ★★★★★ (Blu ray release) By now, everyone has either seen The Exorcist orContinue reading “William Friedkin Gets to the Pulse of Fear with The Exorcist”

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