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'At the Devil's Door' builds up to horror but never gets inside
'At the Devil's Door' builds up to horror but never gets inside

Writer-director Nicholas McCarthy's "At the Devil's Door" is indie horror with an emphasis on mood over scares, and that's not always a bad thing. It opens on the ill-fated decision of a teenage girl (Ashley Rickards) to play a creepy man's game of chance in a beaten-down trailer in the desert. Nothing good ever comes of the words "He's chosen you," and later, she's attacked in her bedroom by an unseen force. Cut to years later, when real estate agent Leigh (Catalina Sandino Moreno) discovers a mysterious girl in a red rain slicker squatting in a house she's trying to sell, but is she the sellers' missing daughter? If this all...

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