Blu-ray Review: The Possession (2012) – The Jewish Exorcist?
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Forty years after the premiere of William Friedkin’s The Exorcist, Hollywood is still milking the demonic possession cow for every drop it’s worth. Sadly, most of the neo-exorcist features being cranked out now are nowhere near as good as that legendary aforementioned film’s bastard redheaded stepchild of a sequel, Exorcist II: The Heretic — which is really saying a lot when you stop and think about it. Occasionally, they try something slightly different, like they did in the imaginatively titled 2012 flick, The Possession, which was co-produced by none other than Sam Raimi. (more…)