Raising Hell: How the 90s Became Possessed by Religious Horror

As a horror-obsessed teen coming of age in the 1990s, I felt as though I was experiencing a profound religious reawakening vicariously through the decade’s startling resurgence of provocative occult cinema. I sought primal metaphors to make sense of my own spiritual unrest, and found them manifested larger-than-life on the big screen through tales of possession, apocalypse, and infernal forces made flesh. My descent began innocently enough, lured by video boxes promising exorcisms gone wrong … Read The Full Article