The Last Exorcism: A wildly successful 80 minutes, until…

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With veteran horror filmmaker Eli Roth producing, it’s to be expected that The Last Exorcism should enjoy a modicum of success. And sure enough, the movie plays out brilliantly, infusing an alarming amount of originality, unexpected humor and quality character development into an oft-dismissed film genre.

Yet it’s the movie’s final moments that suprised me most. In one fell swoop, The Last Exorcism went from most creative horror film in years to a disappointing hour and a half barely worthy of a Walmart $5 DVD bin.

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