|Filmmaker Shane Ryan's Dacryphilia and Hematolagnia|
theater should leave realism, and return to a new
spectacle of ritual, magic, and the heart of man. I
recalled reading that watching filmmaker Shane Ryan's
new cinema ritual of blood, spectacle, and magic called
Dacryphilia and Hematolagnia.
the dying throes of trauma. Shane does this silently, and
lets the spectacle and imagery seep into your
subconscious like the drifting nightmare.
Blood and Gore are both trophies of horror and sensual
mask of madness. A shirtless and ravaged nameless
man is helpless before the eerie vicious attack from a
woman with supernatural evil.
walking in a forest of woe to a nameless fate. I was
blown away by the experience of his film. Definitely
a must see for horror and cinema fans.
Watching this reminded me of two things. A young
Clive Barker and his experimental film The Forbidden
where you are in this immersive nightmare realm,
and Kenneth Anger's magic ritual as cinema Rabbit
Moon where the film itself is a ritual and a catharsis.
|Clive Barker directing the Forbidden|
|Kenneth Anger's cinema as magic ritual Rabbit Moon|
a journey you need to take. Take a bite, taste the blood,
and fly inward in the nameless forest.