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In theaters: The Possession of Hannah Grace (2018)

Hannah Grace (Kirby Johnson) is having a time of it in Diederik Van Rooijen’s The Possession of Hannah Grace (2018). First she’s alive but possessed by a demon. Then she’s dead and still possessed, or dead-ish, anyway, depending on your terms. Her corpse is certainly laid out on a slab. But every now and then it rouses itself and crawls spider-like through the halls of the morgue.

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In theaters: Await Further Instructions (2018)

Await Further Instructions (2018) is a post-Brexit horror film, the first one I’ve seen, if not the first one produced. It grapples with the divide between the young, diverse, self-involved, and urban and the ressentiment and revanchism of traditional, aging Britannia that has brought the birthplace of the English language to the brink of elective economic catastrophe. And that gave us Donald Trump.

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