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Film Review: ‘VooDoo’

Film Review: ‘VooDoo’
To a point, “VooDoo” manages to put a spin on the fatigued found-footage-horror subgenre, via conceptual simplicity and a heightened sense of foreboding — the idea that when the worst finally does happen, it’s gonna be very, very bad. Unfortunately, once Tom Costabile’s debut feature reaches that point, it all goes to Hades in the most literal sense, with a prolonged climax that’s rather too much like a tour through an evangelical’s Halloween “Hell House.” This indie scarefest opens on one Los Angeles screen Feb. 17, then in several other U.S. cities the following week. But it will undoubtedly achieve most of its (minor) impact via home formats.

A brief, effectively blunt prologue shows an apparently possessed man (who still manages to wield a camera) violently separating a mother from her child in a public park and taking the girl to an abandoned building nearby. There, the
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Interview with Raymond Castile – Young Coffin Joe in Embodiment Of Evil

A Strange Night With Coffin Joe takes place Sunday October 9th at Webster University’s Moore Auditorium (470 E. Lockwood Ave.) beginning at 7:30pm. The event will consist of a double-bill of This Night I Will Possess Your Corpse (1967) and Embodiment Of Evil (2008). There will be an appearance by Raymond Castile, who played the young Coffin Joe in Embodiment Of Evil

The Webster University Film Series is going to honor José Mojica Marins with ‘A Strange Night With Coffin Joe’ which takes place Sunday, October 9th beginning at 7:30pm at Webster University’s Moore Auditorium (470 E. Lockwood Ave.) The event will consist of a double-bill of This Night I Will Possess Your Corpse (1967) and Embodiment Of Evil (2008). This will be the first time these films have been officially screened back to back in the United States. Though made over 40 years apart, the first film directly leads into the second.
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A Strange Night With Coffin Joe October 9th at Webster University

A Strange Night With Coffin Joe takes place Sunday October 9th at Webster University’s Moore Auditorium (470 E. Lockwood Ave.) beginning at 7:30pm. The event will consist of a double-bill of This Night I Will Possess Your Corpse (1967) and Embodiment Of Evil (2008). There will be an appearance by Raymond Castile, who played the young Coffin Joe in Embodiment Of Evil

Unholy undertaker, evil philosopher, denizen of dreams and hallucinations, Coffin Joe, with his trademark top hat, black cape, and long talon-like fingernails is a horror icon in his native Brazil. Revered as a national boogeyman, Coffin Joe has been immortalized in films, TV shows, radio programs, and comic books. He is the creation of writer-director-star Jose Mojica Marins, whose perversely original and strangely personal filmmaking style has been compared to an unholy blend of Mario Bava, Luis Bunuel, and Russ Meyer.

Jose Mojica Marins took Brazil by storm with
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