Parseltongue, the language of snakes, has associations in the common mind with Dark Magic (although Dumbledore stated that it is not necessarily an evil quality). Those possessing the ability to speak it (“Parselmouths”) occur very rarely. People apparently acquire the skill through learning or via a method of xenoglossia, such as through genetic inheritance (or […]


This low-budget movieĀ about human-animal communication set in the sword-and-sorcery cycle of the early ’80s wasn’t successful during its initial release, but has steadily built a strong cult following over the years. Director: Don Coscarelli Rated: PG Running Time: 1 hr. 58 min. Genre: Action & Adventure, Science Fiction & Fantasy Theater Release: Aug 20, 1982 […]