Tag Archives: Possession Film

Demian Rugna’s Latest Film, ‘When Evil Lurks,’ Is Brilliant And Original – Movie Review

With The Exorcist: Believer out now, the market seems flooded with possession movies. But everyone elsemight as well go home, because director Demian Rugna (Terrified) has fused extreme gore with cerebral horror and delivered one of the best possession stories of all time with his new film, When Evil Lurks. …

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You’ll Come Running Back: 25 Years of Gregory Hoblit’s ‘FALLEN’ (1998) – Retro Review

Fallen (1998)

I don’t think it’s out of line to characterize 1998’s Fallen as a bit of a hidden gem. Though it’s not a perfect film, I nevertheless find it to be effective and entertaining. Director Gregory Hoblit (Primal Fear 1996) is able to craft a lightly creepy atmosphere melding the genres of …

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Fantasia 2020: ‘The Dark And The Wicked’ (2020) – Movie Review

As a writer, reviewer and overall lover of film in a time when we aren’t getting to see a lot of new releases, I am appreciative of The Fantasia International Film Festival. This year, they made their whole library digital, and I am forever grateful. The world right now is …

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‘The Toybox’ (2018) A Crash Course Movie Review

There are a lot of things that can catch your attention when wanting to see a new film, from the trailer, movie poster, director, actors or even just hearing about it from word of mouth. It was reading an early review of the film that did it for me for Tom Nagel’s …

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The Forlorned (2017) Movie Review

the forlorned

Ghost and possession films aren’t really my cup of tea, mainly because I find them fairly derivative. With few exceptions, you’ve seen one, you’ve seen them all. I wasn’t expecting much from The Forlorned, but I must say, I was pleasantly surprised with the film. Read on for my thoughts. …

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