‘Emily Rose’ Plumbs Depths of Religion

More and more, Hollywood is going after “Passion” dollars. That is the people who paid to see “The Passion of the Christ.” Mel Gibson’s controversial 2004 movie, which grossed more than $370 million in the United States alone, convinced...

‘The Exorcism of Emily Rose’

In the late 1960s, a young German woman named Anneliese Michel began exhibiting bizarre behavior. Unable to control her mind and body, Michel’s condition soon led to diagnoses of epilepsy and depression. When treatments failed, the Michel family turned to their...

‘Emily Rose’ Debates Demon Possession

More than 20 years ago, “The Exorcist” scared the daylights out of moviegoers and stirred interest in demon possession and exorcism. In 1973, however, demon possession wasn’t playing just on screen. It was playing out in the life of a young German...