Films in Brief
THE APPARITION (PG-13) — Plagued by frightening occurrences in their home, Kelly (Ashley Greene) and Ben (Sebastian Stan) learn that a university's parapsychology experiment produced an entity that is now haunting them. The malevolent spirit feeds on …
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She knows nothing of Ben's past dabbling in the occult, nor of his participation in a parapsychology experiment that unleashed an otherworldly entity. So when that same pesky something-or-other starts opening locked doors and growing unsightly mold in …
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Separating the Pseudo From Science
Before it, fringe doctrines (say, parapsychology or phrenology) had been introduced by a given scientist, a lively debate ensued, and those doctrines were then excised (and their proponents exiled) from the scientific community. Not so with Velikovsky.
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