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These posts look at films that would broadly fit in the ‘fantasy’ or ‘swords & sorcery’ sections in your local HMV. They examine how topics like witchcraft, ritual, gods and demons are presented, and how mythical or supernatural ideas are dealt with. Some are adaptions of classical stories while others draw on well known concepts but present them in a new setting.


The Craft

The Craft

The Craft is a 1996 fantasy/horror film about a quartet of misfit girls who practise witchcraft and worship a pre-Christian deity called Manon. Bonnie (Neve Campbell), Rochelle (Rachel True) and Nancy (Fairuza Balk) are outcasts in their Catholic high school. … Continue reading

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