The Secret Adversary (1922) – Agatha Christie

This week’s Agatha Christie novel, her second, introduced me to characters I’d never met before. I was aware of Poirot (in fact he was the only character of hers I did read when I was originally introduced to her books as a child), Miss Marple, of course, but I had never heard of Tommy and…

Häxan (1922)

Haxan or Witchcraft Through The Ages is a Swedish silent film, that presents itself as a quasi-documentary, but left me feeling very uncomfortable, particularly in their presentation of the Inquisition, and their treatment of women they claimed were witches. This is another one of the films from the very enjoyable 101 Horror Movies that I…