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Emma Watson and Ethan Hawke are misused in questionable hypnosis tale 'Regression'

Emma Watson and Ethan Hawke are misused in questionable hypnosis tale 'Regression'

Well-intended seriousness dismantles "Regression," a not-exactly-horror horror movie that's also a mystery with no mystery. Inspired by the satanic ritual abuse/recovered-memory panic that once swept the nation and set in a sleepy Minnesota burg in 1990, it stars Ethan Hawke as Bruce Kenner, a forthright detective exploring a curious molestation case.

Widowed father John Gray (David Dencik) admits to the allegations by his stricken teenage daughter Angela (Emma Watson) but claims not to remember it. When a psychoanalytics professor (David Thewlis) joins Bruce, talking up the powers of regressive hypnosis and unlocked memories, further...

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