Will Preston

DVD Review – Psalm 21 (2009)

by on Jun.15, 2011, under Films, Flickering Myth, Review

The subject of hell in films is such an easy thing to handle in a hammy fashion. Once you go down the path with fire, brimstone and laughing red men with hooves, you’re stuck down Dante’s cul de sac of generic visions. Personal hells are usually the best ones, although they can’t really exist outside the genre of psychological horrors. And then of course there’s the other hazard of going down Freudian Lane. And once you go down that road, it’s only a matter of time until you can’t look at your mother the same way again. In the recent Scandinavian horror by Fredrik Hiller, a priest is smothered in the face by his inner demons in a rather compelling and tense fashion.

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