Garwulf’s Corner #6: Hatred and the Blank Slate

Originally published May 27, 2015

A FEW YEARS ago, a movie came out titled Valhalla Rising. While it was beautifully shot, it wasn’t a very good movie — most of it consisted of the characters staring meaningfully just to the side of the camera. Since they were given nothing to stare about, it came across as pretentious instead of deep. And yet, because it was so empty, something…