Category Archives: Catholic

Spotlight

I was privileged to have seen a sneak peek at Thomas McCarthy’s movie “Spotlight” which chronicles the Boston Globe Spotlight team uncovering the massive cover up of the sexual abuse crisis within the Boston archdiocese. One of the perks for being … Continue reading

Posted in Catholic, clergy sexual abuse | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Pope’s 15 Ailments or My Sixth Grade Assembly

Recently the news has been going crazy with glee over the Pope dressing down the Vatican Curia. At least that’s what the headlines called it. It is actually the Roman Curia which is the governing body of the Holy See, … Continue reading

Posted in Catholic, clergy sexual abuse | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

Horror Movies For October #30

Today we go back to 1973 for Robin Hardy‘s brilliant “The Wicker Man”. I don’t know if anything else needs to be said. But just in case, it’s a nice look at groovy pagans dishing out some karma to a … Continue reading

Posted in Catholic, Horror Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Horror Movies For October #29

Nicolas Roeg‘s 1973 masterpiece “Don’t Look Now” is a movie I often revisit. It is one of my all time favorites. That’s not hyperbole. A grieving couple, John and Laura played by Donald Sutherland and Julie Christie,  go to Venice … Continue reading

Posted in Catholic, Horror Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Horror Movies for October #28

Today we push the envelope a little in defining, what exactly is horror by highlighting Luis Buñuel‘s 1962 “The Exterminating Angel“. Wealthy guests at a dinner party find themselves trapped in a room simply because, for some unexplained reason, they … Continue reading

Posted in Catholic, Horror Blog, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Patron Saints of the Holy Cover Up.

This weekend Pope Francis will canonize two previous Pope’s as saints. John XXIII and John Paul II. John XXIII will become a saint even though his second miracle has not yet been verified. When you’re a pope, isn’t one enough? … Continue reading

Posted in Catholic, clergy sexual abuse, Pope Francis, vatican | Tagged , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Happy Holidays or Silent Night, Deadly Night in Theaters!

Very cool news from the folks at Fangoria. Charles E Sallier Jr.’s 1984 holiday cult horror classic SILENT NIGHT, DEADLY NIGHT, will be in the theaters this December! Gotta give huge thanks to Fangoria Productions for doing this. I’m not a … Continue reading

Posted in Catholic, horror, Horror Blog, Silent Night Deadly Night, Uncategorized | Leave a comment