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A shmo makes a deal with the devil so he can become a great Pop star just to impress his dream girl. After he makes the deal, a catholic priest hangs around him to try and convince him that he screwed up and he needs to get his soul back or he'll be damned for eternity. Well, everything goes bad for the shmo and he wants his soul back. But, the devil's lacky doesn't want to give it back. So the priest and the devil's lackey go at it mano y mano. John Woo style!! Written by Joseph P. Ulibas <mculibas@cwnet.com>

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Not a bad Priest vs. Devil horror-comedy.
11 January 2016 | by (California, USA) – See all my reviews

This isn't a bad Hong Kong horror comedy, starring Ricky Hui as a musician who wants to impress his dream girl by making a deal with the Devil. However, a Catholic priest (Paul Chun) meets up with him and tries to convince him to repent because he has sold his soul to the devil and needs to reclaim it.

The humor and drama were quite good and tastefully done, with some decent acting. Stanley Fung makes a good villain playing the Devil's assistant, as does Paul Chun playing the priest. The two dueling it out is a classic good vs. evil tour-de-force and is pretty entertaining to watch.

There are some goofy moments in some of the supporting characters, and even Ricky Hui does his fair share of goofiness. But still, it's not a bad horror comedy that is serviceable for some much-needed TV time on a slow day.

Grade B-


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