The Blackest Eyes is a place for intelligent conversation about horror movies. A Baptist pastor, a Lutheran professor of theology, and a literature professor discuss how worldview, faith, and philosophy intersect with the horror genre.
The 1996 Wes Craven classic "Scream" is discussed.
Dream Home (2010)
Philip, Danny, and Scott discuss the 2010 Hong Kong slasher film "Dream Home." This is a movie with plenty of gore and various attempts at humor - what did the guys think? Join the conversation!
Is it a revenge movie? Is it a campy slasher film? The guys discuss various issues of faith and themes in the 2016 film "Bodom."
The Conjuring (2013)
Philip, Danny, and Scott watch and review the 2013 film "The Conjuring."
Plot Summary (02:00)
Overall Impression (05:40)
The Title Sequence (08:30)
Infestation. Oppression. Possession. (12:20)
Good Scares? (15:10)
Walk In My Shoes (31:30)
A Ghost or Demon? (42:35)
Fearing Dolls (48:30)
Season 1 Favorite Episode (01:04:00)
The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)
The instant classic "The Exorcism of Emily Rose" is reviewed and discussed by Philip, Danny, and Scott.
Plot Summary (03:00)
Overall Impressions (06:56)
Is the Film Scary? (12:19)
Do Christians Believe in Demonic Possession? (15:50)
Ethan Thomas' Faith (22:25)
Faith Alone! (26:38)
Postmodern Thought (30:28)
Middle Ground to Exorcism (38:35)
The Ending (45:30)
The Possession (2012)
What happens when you take exorcism and combine it with Hasidic Judaism? That is exactly what The Possession seeks to discover. This was an interesting movies and worthy of some good discussion. Enjoy!
Plot Summary (01:45)
General Impressions (06:40)
Three Points of Disbelief (12:00)
Faith Element (16:03)
The Exorcism (19:50)
Impact of Divorce (27:15)
Science and Medicine (42:27)
Hasidic Judaism (46:45)
Would We Recommend? (57:00)