Friday, May 28, 2010
A Review of the Three Manifestations of The Haunting
"No live organism can continue for long to exist sanely under conditions of absolute reality; even larks and katydids are supposed, by some, to dream. Hill House, not sane, stood by itself against its hills, holding darkness within; it had stood so for eighty years and might stand for eighty more. Within, walls continued upright, bricks met neatly, floors were firm, and doors were sensibly shut; silence lay steadily against the wood and stone of Hill House, and whatever walked there, walked alone."
The Haunting of Hill house and The Haunting (1963) are two of the greatest depictions of hauntings in art. Its to bad Hollywood can't just leave perfection alone.