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The eeriness of the job of living with travelers about to leave for that undiscovered destination from where they will never return is palpable.
He managed to create an alien evil force with his eeriness and tone.
Alper carefully plays with the strings and creates an atmosphere of tension and eeriness in this slow-burning thriller as he slowly but meticulously shows us that the only way these men can unite is through hate and intolerance.
But scratch the surface and there is an evident eeriness.
It is not your fault, this is our destiny as Palestinian people to have our lives and the lives of our children taken away from us, to be apart from each other and to have a miserable life, nothing is complete in our lives because of this unjust occupation that is lurking on every corner of our lives turning it into eeriness, a continuous pursuit and torture.
The eeriness of the image is compounded by a further layering of the piece: a ruckus of brushstrokes separates that image from a parallel universe where a load of these distorted hands and fingers lie on top of each other.
Gemma Jones, best known for her film role as Bridget Jones' mother, played the hate-filled Queen Margaret with a sense of darkness and eeriness which worked particularly well.
A Home Guard troop was set up in late 1940, of which I was a member, and I, along with others, spent many nights on solitary guard duty in the eeriness of the deserted foyer.
According to him, his Blackberry Messenger is flooded with messages noting the mathematical eeriness of the date.
What adds to the eeriness factor in this campaign is the way they use their disconnected, flashback method of story telling blended with the establishment view that the Homeland Security characters promote from start to finish to totally marginalize, minimize and in fact dismiss the fact that the story line is about war with Russia in Iran with nukes going off all over the West.
And there's a certain irony in the title of the show, Spectres, Phantoms, and Poltergeists, because, while it possesses a supernatural eeriness, the haunting is primarily from the ghosts in post-industrial machinery, rather than from extra-material wraiths.
However, "there is a specific eeriness about the problem in Russia," writes Heidi Brown, who formerly reported on the country for Forbes.