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The boys at AICN have debuted the latest trailer for Lionsgate’s “The Last Exorcism” movie, which is looking pretty good for some nice shock scares. Not sure if the whole movie will hold up to the promise of this minute-long trailer, but eh, not a whole lot of “horror” movies manage to nowadays anyway, so I’ll settle for the actual movie delivering on at least 10-20% of what the trailer is selling. Yes, that’s how low the genre has fallen in recent years. Pray for it.
When he arrives on the rural Louisiana farm of Louis Sweetzer, the Reverend Cotton Marcus expects to perform just another routine “exorcism” on a disturbed religious fanatic. An earnest fundamentalist, Sweetzer has contacted the charismatic preacher as a last resort, certain his teenage daughter Nell is possessed by a demon who must be exorcized before their terrifying ordeal ends in unimaginable tragedy. Buckling under the weight of his conscience after years of parting desperate believers with their money, Cotton and his crew plan to film a confessionary documentary of this, his last exorcism. But upon arriving at the already blood drenched family farm, it is soon clear that nothing could have prepared him for the true evil he encounters there. Now, too late to turn back, Reverend Marcus’ own beliefs are shaken to the core when he and his crew must find a way to save Nell – and themselves – before it is too late.
Starring Ashley Bell, Patrick Fabian, Iris Bahr, Jamie Alyson Caudle, Shanna Forrestall, Louis Herthum, Allen Boudreaux, Tony Bentley, Caleb Landry Jones, Denise Lee, Becky Fly, Logan Craig Reid, and directed by Daniel Stamm.
Chase the ghost August 27, 2010.
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