Chemical Wedding

Synopsis: In 1947, noted Neo-Pagan Aleister Crowley dies. In Cambridge, 43 years later, with the help of a computer, Crowley's spirit takes over the body of Haddo, a mild-mannered, stuttering don. Over four days, as Crowley prepares for an occult extravaganza, bodies pile up, Crowley's elect engage in rites of passage, and Lia, a red-headed campus reporter, sniffs out a story that puts her in grave danger. Mathers, a scientist recently arrived from Cal Tech, may hold the key to her destiny.
Director(s): Julian Doyle
Production: Warner Music Entertainment
109 min

rip by warlock

( rock music playing )

How happy is the human soul?

Not enslaved by dull control

Left to dream and roam and play

shed the guilt of former days

Walking on the foggy shore

Watch the waves come rolling home

Through the veil of pale moonlight

My shadow stretches out its hand

And so we lay

We lay in the same grave

Our chemical wedding day

And so we lay

We lay in the same grave

Our chemical wedding day.

( clock ticking )

( big band music playing )

Children have you ever met

The bogie man before?

No, of course you haven't

For you're much too good I'm sure

Don't you be afraid of him

If he should visit you

He's a great big coward

so I'll tell you what to do

Hush hush hush

Here comes the bogie man

Don't let him come

too close to you

He'll catch you if he can

When the shadows of the evening

Creep across the sky

And your mommy comes upstairs

To sing a lullaby

Tell her that the bogie man

No longer frightens you

Uncle Henry's very kindly

Told you what to do

Hush hush hush

Here comes the bogie man

Don't let him come too close to you

He'll catch you if he can

Just pretend

your teddy bear's a dog

Then shout out,

"Fetch him, Teddy!"

And he'll hop off like a frog

say "Meow"

Pretend that you're a cat

He'll think you may scratch him...

I can't wait to meet

the wickedest man in the world.

Alex, you promised

to behave yourself.

But does that mean

I have to be good or bad?

Don't play games, Alex.

He's powerful

and dangerous if you cross him.

Here's one way

to catch him without fail...

- ( doorbell rings )

- Keep a little salt with you...

Oh, symonds.

And put it on his tail.

You know your way up.

Oh, take the post up, will you?

Come on, symonds,

look at this dump.

He's the forgotten man of magic.

Not so forgotten.

He still gets post

from followers in America.

One born every minute.

( knocks )

Mr. Crowley?

"Do what thou wilt

shall be the whole of the Law."

"Love is the law,

Iove under will."

( ticking )


I did have to speed

a bit to be on time.

Well done.

Time is important.

How go the studies?

I'm rereading the Bible

in light of what you said.

It's most interesting.


the last remaining source

of primeval magic.

Who is this?

Alex Lepard, sir.

I'm at Trinity too.

Reading theology

like symonds here?

No, sir-- science.


Ah. The new magic.

( laughs )

Excuse me?

You're no scientist.

You ooze disbelief.

A good ritualized f***

will expand your consciousness,

not to mention

your constricted orifices.

so, symonds,

what have you got for me?

Nothing special--

your newspaper, the post.

Ah. Thank you.

stupid woman.

Ah. Now, symonds...

( coughs )

time is of the essence.

I do want to learn.

No no no, symonds,

that won't do at all.

It won't work

unless you believe in me

right down to your very soul.

I do, sir. It's just there's only three

weeks and I still don't understand.

Ah, yes.

Let's begin at the beginning.

Put that down!

My magical diaries

are not for blind eyes.

They contain every rite,

every sacrament

of sexual magic.

Thank you.


the oldest and most powerful ritual

comes to us

from Egyptian hieroglyphics.

It's tells of the murder

and betrayal

of Osiris by seth.

seth cut the dead body

into 15 parts

and scattered them

over the land of Egypt.

Isis found most of the pieces,

and using her magic

she fused them together

in resurrection.


she was missing

the phallus.


using a reed

as a substitute phallus

she performed

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Bruce Dickinson

Paul Bruce Dickinson (born 7 August 1958) is an English singer, songwriter, musician, airline pilot, entrepreneur, author and broadcaster. He is the lead singer of the heavy metal band Iron Maiden and is renowned for his wide-ranging operatic vocal style and energetic stage presence. Born in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, Dickinson began his career in music fronting small pub bands in the 1970s while attending school in Sheffield and university in London. In 1979, he joined the new wave of British heavy metal band Samson, with whom he gained some popularity under the stage name "Bruce Bruce" and performed on two studio records. He left Samson in 1981 to join Iron Maiden, replacing Paul Di'Anno, and debuted on their 1982 album The Number of the Beast. During his first tenure in the band, they issued a series of US and UK platinum and gold albums in the 1980s. Dickinson quit Iron Maiden in 1993 (being replaced by Blaze Bayley) to pursue his solo career, which saw him experiment with a wide variety of heavy metal and rock styles. He rejoined the band in 1999, along with guitarist Adrian Smith, with whom he has released five subsequent studio albums. Since his return to Iron Maiden, he issued one further solo record in 2005, Tyranny of Souls. His younger cousin, Rob Dickinson, is the former lead singer of British alternative rock band Catherine Wheel, while his son, Austin, fronted the metalcore band Rise to Remain. Outside his career in music, Dickinson is well known for his wide variety of other pursuits. Most notably, he undertook a career as a commercial pilot for Astraeus Airlines, which led to a number of media-reported ventures such as captaining Iron Maiden's converted charter aeroplane, Ed Force One, during their world tours. Following Astraeus' closure, he created his own aircraft maintenance and pilot training company in 2012, Cardiff Aviation. Dickinson presented his own radio show on BBC Radio 6 Music from 2002–2010, and has also hosted television documentaries, authored novels and film scripts, created a successful beer with Robinsons Brewery and competed at fencing internationally. more…

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