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The Possession

Overview


Genre :

Horror, Supernatural

Release Date :

August 31, 2012

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Ole Bornedal

Starring :

Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Kyra Sedgwick, Madison Davenport, Natasha Calis, Agam Darshi, Grant Show, Quinn Lord, Matisyahu, Rob LaBelle, John Cassini

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Not quite bad, but it's not recommended either.    Readers  4 of 5 [Rate It]

2 of 4

“..wheezes and hurls like a defective factory issue from McSpooky, Inc., rather than Sam Raimi's supposedly creative Ghost House Pictures..”
by Linda Barnard [Toronto Star]
2 of 4

“..the film is well-crafted, well-paced, well-shot, and well-acted. But it's, well, so very bland..”
by Tirdad Derakhshani [Philadelphia Inquirer]
2 of 4

“..it's the only fresh element in this tired sub-genre of demon-child horror movies..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
“..falls in line with the outfit's most instantly forgettable PG-13 fright fare..”
by Geoff Berkshire [Variety]
3 of 5
Reviewed by Glenn Kenny [MSN Movies]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Mark Jenkins [Washington Post]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Wesley Morris [Boston Globe]
1 of 4
Reviewed by Adam Nayman [Globe and Mail]
Reviewed by Mark Olsen [LA Times]
Reviewed by Andrew O'Hehir [Salon.com]
Reviewed by Frank Scheck [Hollywood Reporter]
Reviewed by Nick Schager [Village Voice]

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