Film Review: The Rite (2011)

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SYNOPSIS:  An American priest travels to Italy to study at an exorcism school where he is introduced to a mysterious exorcist. REVIEW: So much snow on the ground dear readers. Some would say too much snow. I am one of those people. The skies have been very angry over NY as of late and all they do is block out the Sun (which I don’t mind) & drop these cursed flakes of frozen precipitation all … Continue reading

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Horror Talk: 02.3.11

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Greetings, boys and ghouls! Welcome back to Horror Talk, hosted once again by your friendly neighborhood gorehound and indie filmmaker extraordinaire, Travis Legge. Before we delve into the recap of the previous week in horror, I have a bit of a bittersweet announcement that I need to make. Due to various engagements surrounding the limited theatrical release of Raymond Did It I will be taking a hiatus from Horror Talk. I have thoroughly enjoyed bringing … Continue reading

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New 1 sheet for ‘The Rite’

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Cool stuff, count me in Source: IMPA

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The Rite: An abyss of new images

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A plethora of new high-resolution images from the Catholic exorcism training flick THE RITE have turned up on the web. The images are chock full of religious imagery, moody lighting, and Sir Anthony Hopkins looking all grim, but sadly no pea soup spewing children possessed by demons. THE RITE stars Sir Anthony Hopkins, Colin O’Donoghue, and Rutger Hauer, and will be in theaters in the US on January 28th, 2011, and in the UK on … Continue reading

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New Trailer for Catholic Exorcism Flick THE RITE

A disheveled and tortured Anthony Hopkins shows signs of suffering from demonic possession in the new trailer for THE RITE. Written by Michael Petroni and Matt Baglio and directed by Mikael HÃ¥fström, THE RITE tells the tale of a disillusioned Catholic priest named Michael Kovak (Colin O’Donoghue) who must travel from his home in the United States of America to Italy and the heart of Rome to study the secrets of how to successfully perform … Continue reading

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A look at new posters for ‘The Rite’ and ‘Cowboys and Aliens’

New Line Cinema released a new poster for the upcoming film THE RITE. The film follows a skeptical American seminary student named Michael Kovak(Colin O’Donoghue) who travels to Italy to attend a special school so he can learn the art of exorcism. There he meets Father Lucas (Anthony Hopkins), a priest well versed in the art of expelling evil and O’Donoghue’s character quickly learns that there is much more to his religion than meets the … Continue reading

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Unexplained Confidential: The Rite – The Making of a Modern Exorcist

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  “Let me give you a little inside information about God. God likes to watch. He’s a prankster. Think about it. He gives man instincts. He gives you this extraordinary gift, and then what does He do, I swear for His own amusement, his own private, cosmic gag reel, He sets the rules in opposition. It’s the goof of all time. Look but don’t touch.

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