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'Deliver Us From Evil' thrills with Eric Bana's haunted cop
'Deliver Us From Evil' thrills with Eric Bana's haunted cop

Buckle up for the ride that is "Deliver Us From Evil," a highly intense and effective mash-up of police procedural and horror show. Boosting the story's thrill quotient is its air of authenticity: The film was inspired by actual paranormal cases described by former New York Police officer Ralph Sarchie in a 2001 book he co-wrote with Lisa Collier Cool. Director Scott Derrickson, who adapted the script with frequent collaborator Paul Harris Boardman ("The Exorcism of Emily Rose," "Devil's Knot," "Urban Legends: Final Cut"), has infused this winding tale with propulsive urgency and snowballing tension, providing plenty of jumps, nightmarish...

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