Benedetta (Canal+): the true and sad story of this 17th century lesbian and mystical nun

Benedetta Canal the true and sad story of this 17th

In Benedetta of Paul Verhoeven – to discover this evening on Canal + – Virginie Efira embodies a sulphurous nun (this is how Paul Verhoenven depicts it anyway) of the 17th century. The Dutch director of Basic Instinct, Starship Troopers or Shefreely adapted the essay by an American historian, Judith C. Brown, entitled “Sister Benedetta, … Read more

Why The True Demon Valak Is Even Scarier Than ‘The Nun’

Although Valak is portrayed in “The Nun” as a habit-wearing spirit, the real demon appears as a child riding a two-headed dragon – at least according to a 17th-century demon-hunting manual. Skeptics are quick to dismiss the veracity of horror films that claim to be based on real events, but references to the demon Valak … Read more