Audiences should not be attacked for the type of content that they prefer. And art should know no race. Good cinema is good cinema is good cinema. It transcends language and boundaries. If we want to bring local cinema to the attention of the world, our filmmakers should be open to different world views and approaches. Our local industry should be mindful of quality even while balancing it with profitability.
All in all, the idea that the ending presented was scarier than all the demons that showed up to scare the living daylights out of the deacons. It was thought provoking and it was eerie. It was a beautifully mounted thriller but with one fatal flaw — its lead star. And despite all the good that the film had going for it, it was a bothersome downer.
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