Deliver Us From Evil (2014)

Arriving on home video just in time for Halloween, Scott Derrickson's "Deliver Us From Evil" delivers a creative tangle of tropes and trippy special effects, aiming to do better than merely making us jump out of our seats. And it succeeds.

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A Novelist, A Horror Filmmaker, and Two Critics: Conversations Worth Hearing

Scott Derrickson, Alissa Wilkinson, Sara Zarr, Steven Greydanus... listen to all of these inspiring Christians talking to each other about art and criticism!

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Looking Elsewhere: November 21, 2012

Look! These links caught my attention today, for one reason or another. Check back later. I may add more look-worthy links as the day goes on.

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Sinister (2012)

"Sinister" is not only director Scott Derrickson’s most fully realized vision but also his most personal film so far. And as haunted houses go, this one is beautifully noisy.

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Introducing… Scott Derrickson.

Filmmaker Scott Derrickson's presentation at the Glen Workshop on "dark transcendence" was challenging, to say the least. I wish I could share it with all of you. But you kinda had to be there. I can, however, share my introduction with you, so you can learn a little more about this guy. I have quite a few reasons to be grateful for him, as you'll see.

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Notes from Gareth Higgins and Scott Derrickson on the Shootings in Colorado…

Some thought-provoking reflections on the shootings in Aurora, Colorado, from the Facebook pages of the honorable Gareth Higgins (mastermind of the Wild Goose Festival), and Scott Derrickson, director of Sinister...

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