Posts Tagged ‘occult’

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Mirror, mirror on the wall…why are you trying to kill my family? “Oculus”

October 8, 2014

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Mirrors are horrifying, right? Well, no. No, they’re really not. They’re just sort of there. They reflect us in all our imperfections, and…uh…aw screw it. They’re just mirrors. Making a mirror terrifying is a pretty tough row to hoe—making any inanimate object terrifying is tough; t’s why there are more movies about zombies than, say, haunted power-drills—and yet Oculus probably comes as close as you can get. It’s not enough, but, hey they get an A for effort.
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Shannyn Sossamon is the Devil: “Devour”

August 13, 2008

I realize that the Shannyn Sossamon-hate runs wide and deep amongst my readers. Tenfeet, Qui, and even the work-wife harbor a disdain for her that borders on the unhealthy. While I’m sure there’s a potential psych dissertation to be mined here, I’m going to sidestep that issue for right now and crank out this quickie review for Devour. Which, uh, might have Sossamon in it somewhere. Maybe in a crowd scene. I didn’t really notice.

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