Movie Reviews From a Spiritual Perspective

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SENNENTUNTSCHI: CURSE OF THE ALPS

Posted by Jean Jessup on Friday, September 30, 2011, In : Dramatic 

Review on the Run: This epic Swiss horror/mystery told the legend of a female spirit who was supernaturally summoned into a doll made out of a broom and rags, which manifested into a flesh and blood young woman.  The brutish men who cast this spell assumed that she was their sex slave, ignoring that she had her own will like a regular human being.  Problems proliferated as the men tried to control her.  The church also passed judgement against her.  From a spiritual perspective, I found it to...
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MARIANNE

Posted by Jean Jessup on Monday, September 19, 2011, In : Dramatic 

Review on the Run: Marianne is a Swedish ghost story about a man who is suffering from the guilt of failed relationships and the death of his wife.  He is also suffering from sleep paralysis and experiencing nightly supernatural visitations from a female being.  His therapist takes the mainstream view that his nighttime experience is a hallucination.  His daughter's slightly eccentric boyfriend, believes it might be a Mare, a Succubus-type creature from Swedish mythology.  A very-well acted e...
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CHARLIE CASANOVA

Posted by Jean Jessup on Monday, September 19, 2011, In : Dramatic 

Review on the Run: This Irish film, Charlie Casanova, is a character study of an upper middle class guy with a psychopathic personality.  Being a psychopath with no moral compass, Charlie must use a deck of cards to help him make important everyday decisions.  He also uses his cards to trick his weak-willed friends and loved ones into playing his psychological games. He keeps his pathology to a dull roar around his wife and friends until he accidentally runs over someone in his car.  He then ...
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