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The Alchemist (1983)

 -  Horror  -  March 1986 (USA)
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A man seeks revenge on an evil magician who placed a curse on him.

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A man seeks revenge on an evil magician who placed a curse on him.

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A bit better than it should be.
16 May 2008 | by (fabulous Las Vega$!) – See all my reviews

1871- Robert Ginty's wife is hexed by an evil magician, and a duel ensues. Tragically, the wife ends up dead, and Ginty is cursed to eternal life as a Jeckyll/Hyde type beast. 1955- A woman en route and her male hitch-hiker have car troubles in the remote forest...but it may be more than mere chance that they are in Ginty's "neck of the woods".

What transpires is a watchable, albeit rather juvenile horror film, one that will be unlikely to surface as anyone's favorite film, but entertaining enough to be recommendable to most genre fans. Effects range from weak to fairly impressive, and performances are fairly serviceable for a minor picture of this type.

All in all, not too bad...though hardly essential viewing.


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