The Possession

Well, that was weird: a Jewish horror movie? In The Possession, a girl buys a very old wooden box in a yard sale. Unbeknownst to anyone, the box contains a dybbuk – a malevolent Hebraic demon – which is released when the bratty child opens it. Said dybbuk possesses said child, mayhem ensues: blah blah…

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Modern Heroes; The Closer

I’ve been meaning to write about my other tv obsession – the shrewd and completely brilliant The Closer – for a while now. If you haven’t seen it (don’t wait any longer….)┬áThe Closer tracks the caseload of Deputy Police Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson (a tour de force from Kyra Sedgwick) who’s been brought in from…

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