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From Within

Perhaps I was being dense when I decided to take a chance on From Within - I didn't really make the connection that this would be a religious movie. And before I came to that realization, I was ready to be patient with the simply terrible special effects.

Well - I'm not being completely fair to myself here - "possession" movies do come in 3 kinds:

  1. The religious kind (where you are possessed by a demon).
  2. The ghost story kind (where you're actually "haunted" more than "possessed").
  3. And the psychological break kind (where all the shit you imagine is really just in your head).
So the reveal could have turned out to be any of those options.

I'm not a religious person and I don't believe in God. (Or god or a goddess or any of those things that religious folks might find semantically different.) Minus that belief, there's very little fear for me in these religious possession movies -  which is why I don't typically dig the religious possession movies which is why I keep ignoring The Possession no matter how often Netflix tells me to watch it.

Anyway - I may be getting a bit off track.

Watch this movie if you have literally nothing else left on your Netflix queue. Like that'll ever be a thing.


Watch the trailer here:

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