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Movie Review: Behind the Cross

Movie Review: Behind the Cross

Macabre Media

Review By: Tj Fowler

 

                My good friends James DePaolo and Doc Rotten in the states recently referred Finnish film maker Tomi Kerminen my way to review his semi-short film ‘Behind the Cross’ in which he also stars.

In his email to me Tomi says, “Well you can say that it is experimental, aggressive art or avant-garde movie, or snuff film from beyond. Some people say that it is Dada & Anti-Art.” That’s a whole lot of contradictions and labels all in one right there.  He also tells me I just have to see it.  Boy what an eyeful I got. Continue reading Movie Review: Behind the Cross

Movie Review: The Possession

Movie Review: The Possession

By: TJ Fowler

Movies based off “real events” or actual things sometimes can be sketchy in terms of how truthful the story you see on screen is, i.e. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre.  The Possession is a movie which is not based on an actual story as it’s more based on the legend of a dybbuk box, an old Jewish Wine box which has a demon imprisoned within.  I’m a paranormal buff so I am familiar with the item the movie is based off of and there is such an item that is floating around out there with stories attached to really make you wonder about such an item.  So how does The Possession translate this urban legend to the big screen?  Do we get some Old Testament vengeance delivered or do we get a big empty wooden box with the Yiddish word, “Schmendrick” engraved on it?  Read on! Continue reading Movie Review: The Possession