Hausu – The Future Of Horror Unexplored

October 29, 2010 § Leave a comment

There are these fleeting moments of surrealism trickling through in what we define as reality that we have all experienced; call it déjà vu or peripheral fantasy if you wish. Though, it’s a bit of a sacrilege to identify this occurrence with those of a sane point of view. I propose those people are completely sane, for only a sane person in contemporary culture denies imagination. No matter though; the imagination remains incontrovertible and intact…and unexplained? Naturally, but only to the point where you choose to limit yourself. Hausu prefers to exaggerate that which is fleeting, dimishing that which is real, and in such a world where reality can call itself calculable. The film takes a leap into alien waters, lest you forget it’s still the 70s. « Read the rest of this entry »

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Darkwave: A Hidden Arcana

October 12, 2010 § Leave a comment

Now that we’ve decided autumnal entities are not calculated, as swiftly and accurately pondered by Sir David (I can knight people), now we must explore the possibility of these spirits encapsulated in a medium, because what is the purpose of a medium but to project expression, those of which we can’t experience without aid. Eyes can only allow you to feel so much, but combining the touch of bark or dead leaves, taste of brittle air, with sounds of silence, and a circle of decadent statues gazing into you…far more powerful than some damn Monet painting. Robin Williams learned this when he died. « Read the rest of this entry »

On Fall (defining the question)

October 7, 2010 § Leave a comment

Tell me, Galileo, of this silly poesy we call autumn. Tell me of its φυσικός: its interlocking clockwork; tell me of what Keats—that dripping Romantic—so delightfully mystified with his provocative magic. Tell me this, Galileo, and prove it to me; geometrically, if you must. Whichever method, I know that it will be a beautiful proof, for could there ever be a rapport more esthetically sublime than that of a proposition with its “Q.E.D.”? « Read the rest of this entry »

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