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The Possession
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5 years, 5 months ago at Aug 31 21:21
Surprisingly pretty good and entertaining flick. Some genuinely creepy moments and solid performances. There are some flaws, but for me the good outweighed the bad. Overall, this was a fun late summer movie going experience. 7/10

Family Drama

5 years, 1 month ago at Dec 30 10:42
I was expecting for this film to scare the crap out of my friends and I since the trailer looked scary enough and also because it was based on a real story. But the trailer was very misleading and the anticipation it evoked was met with a surprisingly sad family drama, not a horror movie. I found myself sad for the father, who was misunderstood half of the time, and pitied the daughter who only wa... read more

It's not too bad...

5 years ago at Jan 29 10:15
"This spirit is the taker of children..."

In short, The Possession is not bad. It's not a game-changing horror picture, nor is it a particularly remarkable effort. With that said, however, it fulfils its genre requirements in a satisfying fashion, providing a smattering of thrills and chills despite the restraints of its PG-13 rating. Problem is, it takes too long for the good stuff... read more
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A young girl buys an antique box at a yard sale, unaware that inside the collectible lives a malicious ancient spirit. The girl's father teams with his ex-wife to find a way to end the curse upon their child.
Tags: Horror (10), 2012 (4), Thriller (4), Divorce (3), Exorcism (3), Father Daughter Relationship (2), Possession (2), Dybbuk (2), 2010s (2), (2), Box (2), Yard Sale (2), Holy Water (1), Female Psychiatrist (1), Blood (1), Jewish (1), Teacher (1), Divorcee (1), Eating Raw Meat (1), Hebrew (1)
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