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The intersection of roads and pathways are dark, dangerous, uncanny places, offering two or more options at once. According to ancient superstitions crossroads are unhallowed ground, haunted by vampires, demons, witches and trolls. Malevolent spirits who like to lead travellers … Continue reading
A review and trailer here for the forthcoming stop-motion animated fantasy film, Kubo and the Two Strings, from the same studio that created Coraline. It looks wonderful, and draws, apparently, on Grimms’ tales and Japanese folklore.
We’ve been following Folklore Thursday‘s entertaining and informative Tweets for some time now. As the name suggests, they post snippets on folklore-related themes every Thursday, using the hashtag #FolkloreThursday. They have been supporting the OGOM blog (with much OGOM material … Continue reading