New ‘The Rite’ movie delivered intense drama & crazy exorcism thrills. New Line Cinema released their new thriller/horror flick “The Rite” into theaters this weekend. I just got done checking it out,and it was pretty good. It delivered a lot of intense exorcism scenes with acting legend Anthony Hopkins. The movie stars: Anthony Hopkins, Colin O’Donoghue, Alice Braga, Ciaran Hinds,and Rutger Hauer.
“The Rite” revolved around characters Michael Kovak (Colin O’Donoghue) and Father Lucas Trevant (Anthony Hopkins). Michael is an up and coming American Priest who has issues with his own faith. He has a hard time believing that the Devil exist as well as these so-called Demonic possessions. The movie would often times show flashbacks to Michael’s childhood where he first developed his faith issues when his father died.
Michael eventually travels to Italy to study exorcism with Father Lucas because his American teacher thought he needed to gain some “hands on” experience with exorcism since he doubted it so much. In just a few minutes after his arrival at Lucas’ house,he gets introduced to his first live exorcism with a girl who is pregnant and goes in and out of possessions. Read more »