I’ve written plenty about the spiritual dichotomy we find in horror movies. For lots of Christians, they’re an automatic no-go. And yet, these same films are often the only ones that have permission to explore big spiritual issues, from the eternal conflict of good and evil to what might lurk in the hereafter.
At a recent film junket in Los Angeles, I talked with a number of folks involved with The Curse of La Llorona, including director Michael Chaves and actor Raymond Cruz, the guy who plays the movie’s man of faith. Here’s a bit of what they had to say about the movie’s sense of spirituality.