Ron Howard

Overrated/Underrated: The deeper horrors of 'Demon,' and Chainsmokers will burn out fast

Overrated/Underrated: The deeper horrors of 'Demon,' and Chainsmokers will burn out fast

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‘Demon’ (2016): This story of possession is misleadingly presented as just another scary movie, but its horrors venture somewhere far deeper. Written and directed by the late Marcin Wrona, the film centers on a Polish wedding where the groom (Itay Tiran) is possessed by a mythical evil spirit that inspires responses from the guests that resemble a microcosm of the haunted history of Poland. As a family confronts its violent, tragic past amid visuals that can be lush and grotesque, the film examines the dark power of denial, which holds more terrors than what’s beyond the...

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