The Devil Made Me Do It – Seven Of the Best Exorcism Movies for Halloween Season

Demons and, in many cases, the Devil himself have a long history in horror. Silent Swedish film Häxan introduced film-goers to the occult with its fictionalized documentary approach to pagan practices. As public interest in the occult grew, Burn, Witch, Burn, Black Sunday, The Devil Rides Out, and Rosemary’s Baby exploited fears about Satanic cults, […]

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Hereditary (2018) Promises Chilling Scares

If the  next installment of the Halloween franchise is the most anticipated horror film of 2018 then Hereditary is a close second. The buzz for Ari Aster’s supernatural chiller has been building slowly but steadily since its debut earlier this year at the Sundance Film Festival’s Midnight Section. Scheduled for a June 8th release this […]

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The Pro-Faith Horror Film: Scaring Them Back Into the Pews

In one of Stephen King’s earliest novels, Salem’s Lot, the master vampire, Barlow, confronts the small-town priest, Father Callahan, challenging him to a duel of “faith against faith”. Salem’s Lot was adapted as a 1970s television movie by Texas Chainsaw Massacre director, Tobe Hooper, and while some aspects of the confrontation are altered, both versions […]

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