The Pope's Exorcist -Review

Source-Instagram/russellcrowe

Mahender || 16 Apr 2023

The Pope's exorcist is directed by Julius Avery, the filmmaker behind Overlord and Samaritan,

Source-Instagram/russellcrowe

and stars Russell Crowe. And we follow him as Gabriel AMORT, the Vatican's leading exorcist 

Source-Instagram/russellcrowe

as he investigates the possession of a child and uncovers a conspiracy the Vatican has tried to keep secret. 

Source-Instagram/russellcrowe

When it comes to exorcism movies, anyone trying to make a new one has their work cut out for them 

Source-Instagram/russellcrowe 

The best one ever made already happened, and a great sequel to it, exorcist Three happened as well 

Source-Instagram/russellcrowe

And then there have been just endless, endless piles of exorcism movies, and almost all of them aren't that good 

Source-Instagram/russellcrowe

The exorcism of Emily Rose being a massive standout amongst that pile. When I saw the trailer for this movie, 

Source-Instagram/russellcrowe

I detached from it pretty much immediately. It seemed like it would be a long string of exorcism cliches and  

Source-Instagram/russellcrowe

demon cliches that we've all seen 100 times. And in some ways that is true. The Pope's Exorcist is not going to be a game-changer