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Black Roses (1988)

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Demons hypnotize the general public by posing as a rock and roll band.

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Matthew Moorhouse
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Sal Viviano ...
Damian
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Johnny Pratt / Demon Guitarist
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Priscilla Farnsworth
Carmine Appice ...
Tony Bua ...
Tony Ames (as Athony C. Bua)
Karen Planden ...
David Crichton ...
Mr. Miller (as Dave Crichton)
Jesse D'Angelo ...
Keith Miller ...
Dr. Marshall (as Kieth Miller)
Paul Kelman ...
Julie's Step-dad
Robin Stewart ...
Patricia Strelioff ...
Janey Miller (as Pat Strelioff)
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Demons hypnotize the general public by posing as a rock and roll band.

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Julie's Stepdad: Mmmmmm, you really know how to take care of your old step-dad don't you?
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Written by Devane and Sunnarborg
Performed by Tempest
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8 April 2004 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

i swear I say this flick for rent in a 7-11 when I was still a pre-teen.

I've had a vague recollection of the box art and the general plot ever since. Being the dedicated bargin bin hound that I am, I finally managed to find a copy of this movie. I'm a giant fan of B-movies in general, but this film just didn't seem to make effective use of the wacky plot. It could have been a lot more over the top; it ended up being pretty slow going during some sections. The F/X are actually halfway between funny/cheesey and somewhat half decent. Although I enjoyed this movie for all of its b-graded goodness (i.e. bad music, bad acting, some T&A from the leading female), i reccomend it to serious fans of the b-horror genre. If you ever get a chance to pick it up used for a few bucks, it's good for a laugh. However, Rock N' Roll Nightmare, by the same director, is an absolute MUST HAVE.


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