Category Archives: Ritual Movies

…being, as it is, an inadvertent analysis of Batman Returns

It’s Christmas Eve and I’m settling in for what apparently will be a night of Tim Burton (thank you, Tim, for having an unnatural fixation with Christmas in your early movies). I love these early movies: Beetlejuice, the two Batmans, … Continue reading

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A Fall Ritual: The Exorcist

It’s fall, which is my favorite time of year to go through my ritualistic viewing of favorite horror movies. Up first: The Exorcist I loved this movie from the first time I saw it as a kid. I’m not sure … Continue reading

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Pie and Douglas Firs and gentlemen named “Bob”

I recently discovered (and by recently, I mean earlier today) that Netflix has both seasons of Twin Peaks available to stream. Part of me wishes that I could tell you that I was an original adopter of the show and … Continue reading

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We seem to be made to suffer – it’s our lot in life.

I used to be able to recite every line in the three original Star Wars movies. After a while, it became a compulsion. To this day, I have a hard time not mouthing along every bit of dialogue, or squealing … Continue reading

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