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Frightfest Glasgow 2015: ‘The Atticus Institute’ Review

23 February 2015 3:38 AM, PST | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Stars: William Mapother, Rya Kihlstedt, John Rubinstein, Sharon Maughan, Julian Acosta, Anne Betancourt, Jake Carpenter, Brian Chenoweth, Bill J. Stevens | Written and Directed by Chris Sparling

For over 40 years now, tales of demonic possession have been a faithful staple of horror movies. At least one major release each year dealing with a character – usually a young woman – struggling to shake off a particularly pesky poltergeist, spirit or even Satan itself, often with the help of an in/experienced clergyman.

As such, the market for these movies has become saturated with some pretty samey fare. Which is why it’s somewhat refreshing (if not entirely novel) to see The Atticus Institute tackle the familiar subject matter as a faux-documentary/period found footage piece. We start with a familiar scene – an impending exorcism taking place in a dimly-lit, possibly subterranean scientific facility – that naturally goes pear-shaped and are then introduced to the »

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'Atticus Institute' Clip Exposes Real Demonic Possession | Exclusive

23 January 2015 3:12 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Are you ready for one of of the scariest movie experiences of 2015? We have an exclusive look at The Atticus Institute, which exposes the only case of demonic possession ever recognized by the U.S. government. Anchor Bay Entertainment presents&#160this disturbing new horror thriller,&#160from producer of&#160The Conjuring&#160Peter Safran. Take a look at our exclusive clip, before The Atticus Institute arrives OnDemand, DVD and Blu-ray January 20.

Dr. Henry West founded The Atticus Institute in the early 1970s to test individuals expressing supernatural abilities: E.S.P., clairvoyance, psychokinesis, etc. Despite witnessing several noteworthy cases, nothing could have prepared Dr. West and his colleagues for Judith Winstead. She outperformed every subject they had ever studied, soon gaining the attention of the U.S. Department of Defense, who subsequently took control of the research facility.

The more experiments they conducted on Judith, the clearer it became that her abilities were »

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