Wednesday, 19 September 2012

The Possession (2012)

Nice kid gets possessed by an ancient, malignant spirit.

Yes, The Possession is sort of a tribute to the sensibilities of The Exorcist, with its slow-building, suggestive, philosophical horror - where supernatural horror wasn't a convenient expy of suburban middle class angst.

The gimmick here is instead of Christianity, the theology is Jewish.

Read my full review at Fridae, first published on 19 September 2012.

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