Cinema: Blood Revenge


Directed by Brian De Palma Written by John Farris

Psychokinesis is the ability to focus and project mental influence on physical objects. Those who have it can, in theory anyway, move mountains or, if we are to believe The Fury, afflict people who cross them with ailments ranging from nosebleeds to cerebral hemorrhages, and worse. To most of us, psychokinesis exists in that exotic realm where pseudo-scientific speculation meets metaphysics, but for Brian De Palma it is obviously an obsession. It was the subject of 1976's highly successful Carrie, and he...

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