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Movie review: 'Vatican Tapes' is a sorry shadow of 'The Exorcist'

The antichrist is a woman. This may sound like a belief held by misogynist men's rights activists, but it's also the thesis of the religious horror flick "The Vatican Tapes," and a rather clumsily, haphazardly executed one at that. An entry into the demonic possession horror sub-genre, "The Exorcist" this is not it's the shoddy, worn-down VHS replica. The possessed in question is the lovely blonde Angela (Olivia Dudley). In our first introduction to her, she's seen on videotape taken from a psych hospital, scrutinized by Cardinal Bruun (Peter Anderson) and Vicar Imani (Djimon Hounsou), men of the cloth and possibly of a secretive Vatican order,...

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