Horror review: The Devil Inside

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, JAN. 6, 2012 Those exorcism flicks can be real hit ’n’ miss affairs. Back in 2010, The Last Exorcism took a documentary-style approach to demon-banishing and acquitted itself quite well, whereas the soul of last year’s priests-versus-Beelzebub epic, The Rite, couldn’t even be saved by Sir Anthony Hopkins. Now comes another feature … Continue reading Horror review: The Devil Inside

Horror review: The Rite

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, JAN. 26, 2011 By Steve Newton The Rite is a horror movie about a seminary student who teams up with a seasoned exorcist to vanquish demons in Rome. Its plot hinges on the doubts that both the novice and the expert have about demonic possession, and by the time it’s over, you’ll … Continue reading Horror review: The Rite

The Rite’s Anthony Hopkins betters the devil you know

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, JAN. 21, 2011 By Steve Newton LOS ANGELES—Anthony Hopkins is one scary guy. He can be, at least. Just ask anyone who has seen him play cannibalistic serial killer Hannibal Lecter in 1991’s The Silence of the Lambs. Forget Michael Myers and Jason Voorhees—Hopkins took cinematic evil to ghastly new heights … Continue reading The Rite’s Anthony Hopkins betters the devil you know