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Blu-ray Review: 'The Possession'

1/16/2013 12:00pm EST
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Ready for a little creepy box flick where Gizmo ain’t in sight?  Then check out our review of the new to Blu-ray film "The Possession" out now from Lionsgate Home Entertainment.  The review of the box and its contents lies below!



   Title: "The Possession"

   Grade: 3

   Cast: Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Kyra Sedgwick, Natasha Calls

   Director: Ole Bornedal

   Rating: PG-13

   Runtime: 92 minutes

   Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment



The Flick: There is a very subtle eerie quality to "The Possession" that can’t be ignored.  That...

'Resident Evil' Wins Weekend Box Office & 'The Master' Breaks Cinema Records

9/17/2012 8:29am EDT
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"Resident Evil: Retribution," the fifth installment of the zombie thriller series based on the popular video game franchise, debuted at number one at the weekend box office. The film, starring Milla Jovovich, grossed $21.1 million.

In second place was "Finding Nemo 3D," a reformatted version of the 2003 animated movie. The film took in $17.5 million. Last week's number one, horror film "The Possession," slipped to number three with $6 million.

Also making waves was director Paul Thomas Anderson's new film "The Master." The movie is loosely based on the story of late author and Church of S...

'The Possession' Tops Box Office Again With Mere $9.5 Million Take

9/10/2012 8:45am EDT
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Not many people go to the movies this time of year as evidenced by the latest box office numbers. Creepy thriller "The Possession" topped the weekend box office for the second weekend in a row taking in a mere $9.5 million.

Inspired by Los Angeles Times writer Leslie Gornstein's article "A Jinx in a Box," "The Possession" stars Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Kyra Sedgwick. It tells the tale of a broken family that comes under attack from a malevolent supernatural entity of Jewish folklore.

Shia LaBeouf's "Lawless" remained in the number two slot with $6 million, while Bradley Cooper and Zoe S...

2012 Summer Blockbusters - The Winners & The Losers

9/8/2012 3:00pm EDT
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Sometimes the task of getting people to flock to the movie theatres during the summer months can be tricky, as some would rather soak up the rays from the sun instead of those coming from the projector. But if the soothing sensation of a cool, dark room isn't enough to attract the audience, what is? Here's a recap of this summer's hits and misses at the box office.

The season kicked off big time with "The Avengers," which brought in a record $207.4 million during its first weekend. Performances by stars such as Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans and Scarlett Johansson brought life to Iron Man,...

Natasha Calis Conquered Her Fear Of Moths On 'The Possession' Set

9/6/2012 9:35am EDT
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Teenage actress Natasha Calis was "freaking out" on the set of creepy new horror movie The Possession after she was forced to film a scene sitting in the dark covered in moths.

The young star portrays Emily Brenek, a girl who becomes possessed by a demon after her father, played by Jeffrey Dean Morgan, buys her an ancient box at a neighborhood sale, and her most disturbing scene came when she had to face her fear of the winged insects.

However, Calis had to hide her terror and sit still throughout the shoot - and she admits thinking back to the scene still haunts her now.

She tells th...

Supernatural Thriller 'The Possession' Wins Weak Labor Day Box Office

9/3/2012 9:39am EDT
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Spooky new movie The Possession has scared up a dream debut at the top of the U.S. box office with a $17 million-plus Labor Day weekend take.

The supernatural horror movie, starring Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Kyra Sedgwick as parents to a demonic child, raked in almost $10 million more than Shia LaBeouf's star-studded new period gangster film Lawless, which debuted at two.

Sylvester Stallone's The Expendables 2 fell to three after two weeks at the top of the chart.

The Bourne Legacy and ParaNorman round out the new top five.

Meanwhile, the final film in director Christopher Nolan's Batman ...

Weekend Movie Preview: 'Lawless,' 'The Possession' & 'For a Good Time, Call…'

8/31/2012 10:30am EDT
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Hello again readers. After a few weeks off, I’m back with a fresh spin on my column formerly known as Trailer Talk. Even though the name is different, I will still talk about the big movies coming out each week. The advantage will be that I’ll talk about them on Friday instead of Monday, so that if I’ve seen the films, I can actually give you reviews. If I haven’t seen any of them like with this week, I’ll continue to predict who should see it based on the trailers.

Opening in theaters today, we have “Lawless,” “The Possession,” and “For a Good Time, Call…”

MY PICKS: “Lawless” and “For a ...

Kyra Sedgwick's Horror Film 'The Possession' Is Based On True Story

8/23/2012 5:30pm EDT
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Actress Kyra Sedgwick was extra spooked while shooting new horror film The Possession because it is based on a true story.

The movie centers around a little girl named Em, who goes to a yard sale and buys an antique box, which turns out to be haunted by an evil spirit.

And The Closer star, who plays the child's mother, admits she struggled to keep her wits about her since the project was inspired by a real series of events.

She tells the New York Post, "This is based on a true story. In real life, there's this guy who bought one little box at a flea market, and suddenly evil things ha...