The last movie we went to was Fantastic Four. Midway, my atm had to take my toddler out for a stroll because toddler got traumatised by ‘car pain-pain’. He loves car and cannot bear to see a dent.
Now, there is The Exorcism of Emily Rose. Which toddler sure cannot watch. And we never go anywhere without him. Not even for a few hours. Because we have no one to take care of him. Yes, we do but we chose not to. It is our choice. (in reply to Helen’s question why my atm and I can’t just go alone and watch.)
But I have the great urge to watch Emily Rose. Not so much for the horror factor but I am curious to see how the Catholic faith, blends in. I had read great reviews about it from a few Catholic sites like Celestine and others.
On our journey to be baptised as a Catholic, exorcism is part of our rites of scrutiny. The priest exorcised me and I remembered reciting something about ‘denouncing satan’ and things like that. So, I do belief in stuffs like these.
EXORCISMS: Prayers for the deliverance from the powers of evil and falsehood and for the reception of the gifts of the Lord, especially the Holy Spirit. Exorcisms are part of the rites of scrutiny.
So, now how? I am chicken shit and probably watch with my eyes and ears shut. I am pretty good at stuffing my ears with my thumbs and use the other four fingers to close my eyes. When the scenes in horror movies get too ‘kerng and chiqik’ (overwhelming), I probably need a big shoulder to pinch. And a muscled thigh to hang on to. (going with my older kids cannot. I need to manja with my atm. Again, in reply to Helen’s question.)
We tried visiting Uncle Ho for some cheap shot but all we see are black scenes so we did not get from Uncle Ho. And I don’t want to wait for another few weeks more to get the clear version.
I want my atm’s shoulder and a thigh to watch Emily Rose and I can’t. Sobs and pouts
Meantime, can you stuff your thumbs into your ears whilst your fingers close the eyes?