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The Cleansing Hour (2019)

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Max and Drew run a popular webcast that streams "live exorcisms" watched by millions across the globe. In reality, the exorcisms are just elaborately staged hoaxes performed by paid actors. But their fortunes take a turn when one of the actors becomes possessed by an actual demon and takes the crew hostage. In front of a rapidly growing audience, the demon subjects the crew to a series of violent challenges, threatening to expose the dark secrets they've been hiding from each other unless they come clean and reveal they're impostors before the show is over.

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All Critics (26) | Top Critics (1)

A film that is fun, frightening, and smugly surprising, especially as it strides smoothly into a final beat that will leave you drop-jawed.

October 12, 2020 | Full Review…
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It's admirable just how much the film runs with its concept and takes it through original, and often hysterical, twists and turns.

June 25, 2021 | Rating: 3 / 5 | Full Review…

A well-conceived, well-executed horror movie... a worthy entry in both the exorcism and Internet subgenres.

February 1, 2021 | Rating: B | Full Review…

The Cleansing Hour leafs through the trope book with a demonically straight face

January 29, 2021 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

Gory exorcism tale has graphic violence, strong language.

January 26, 2021 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Since demons don't necessarily stand out in Hell, some of them crave the spotlight just as much as us insecure humans do.

January 20, 2021 | Rating: 3.0 | Full Review…

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