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Angels, Demons, & why Hollywood Hates Their Battles

The other day, my wife and I saw The Rite. It’s a film based on a book written by the Catholic priest Fr. Gary Thomas and his experiences with exorcism and demons. 941 more words


Cinema in the Buff #100. The Silence/The Rite/Hour of the Wolf

The common denominator with these three films is, of course, they were directed by  legendary film director Ingmar Bergman. He mined the depths of relationships and explored raw emotions unflinchingly with his camera. 287 more words

Please send me information on how to attend the class on exorcism at the Vatican

“Please send me information on how to attend the class on exorcism at the Vatican!”

As most readers of this blog might imagine, the preceding request is one we frequently receive; it would seem that a large number of people want to take part in the battle against demonic possession or they simply desire to satisfy their curiosity. 1,698 more words


Mini-Review: The Rite


This is a post that is a repurposing of an old-school Mini-Review Round-Up post. As stated here I am essentially done with running multi-film review posts. 253 more words


The Brutal Truth Behind 5 ‘Fictional’ Horror Movies About Hauntings And Demonic Possession

1. The Exorcist

Starting with this classic that everyone’s seen, the common story you may have heard is that the movie The Exorcist was based on a book by William Peter Blatty. 2,066 more words