Tag Archives: haxan

Search & Rescue #10

It’s been quite some time since I’ve assisted the erudite seekers of knowledge who find their way to my blog. Search & Rescue is a series of posts where I address the strangely specific search terms that appear on my stats page, and help people out with answers to their questions. Here is a selection […]

Häxan (1922): “Get thee behind me, Satan!”

Häxan, or, Witchcraft Through the Ages, is a Swedish/Danish silent film from 1922, directed by Benjamin Christensen. The film is structured into seven chapters of “moving pictures” – informing viewers about witchcraft and the occult through history and art, and through a variety of case studies. This is a beautiful silent film that is often […]