The film also called Curse of the Demon (1957) is based on Casting the Runes by M.R. James. This is a classic, but absolutely. It is a grown-up horror film. There are no dead teenagers or gore. The terror lies in the utter hopelessness of the hapless victims. There is a lesson, too. Stay the hell away from the occult, it’s not cute or sexy. You so won’t like what happens because evil has a way of biting you in the ass, big time.
Before the credits even begin there is an excellent introduction. A stone circle (could be Stonehenge) is shown and the narrator says there has always been devil worship. And really there always has been because there’s always been evil, and human nature being what it is, the two come together sometimes.
Whether there is a devil or there isn’t, there is certainly evil and people who…
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