Archive | April 2013

Running for the covers

I invite you all to visit my mate Rob’s blog, Run for the Covers, to read an article I contributed. It’s a great concept for a blog and makes for very entertaining reading. Cover versions of songs are compared and evaluated against the original versions, with a tally being kept as to which version is better. Some claims are contentious, and discussion is welcome.

The thesis of my contribution is that the Steven Wilson version of Alanis Morissette’s Thank U is…

Actually, you can read it here and find out for yourself.

This is a comprehensive and thought-provoking list of films and television with occult, pagan and witchcraft themes. Most excellent!

Galloway & Friends

There are loads of them! But I will discuss 10 here that are worthy of a bit of attention. Firstly, I won’t mention the commonly popular witchy ones – ‘The Craft’ and ‘Practical Magic’ in this run-down. This list will comprise some rather obscure films that many of you may never have heard of due to their age. At the end of this post, I’ll list a few more that fit in the themes.

1. The Wicker Man, 1973

Yeah I know. Let’s get this one out of the way. But I can’t go past without mentioning it, coz really, it’s a masterpiece in my opinion. It’s perhaps one of the most famous pagan films out there and now has a cult following. People even tour the sites where it was filmed. A 30th anniversary DVD was released in 2003 into a lovely Director’s Cut – this year it’s…

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