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Black Magic (1992)

TV Movie  |  PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Horror  |  21 March 1992 (USA)
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A man is having dreams of his dead cousin who tells him he's been killed by a witch in Istanbul, North Carolina. He goes there and meets the woman and confronts her. He begins having spells... See full summary »

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Lillian Blatman
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Alex Gage
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Tom McKay
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Sally Rowe
Richard Witting ...
Antique store owner
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Ross Gage
Roger Black ...
Sheriff Black
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Phil Glance
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John Bennes ...
Dr. Damon Feltzer
Philip Loch ...
Fireman (as Phililp Loch)
Lucile McIntyre ...
Dispatcher (as Lucile Dew McIntyre)
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Morgue Attendant
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Man #1
Jeffrey Pillars ...
Man #2 (as Jeff Pillars)
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A man is having dreams of his dead cousin who tells him he's been killed by a witch in Istanbul, North Carolina. He goes there and meets the woman and confronts her. He begins having spells of clumsiness as he pursues his cousin, who has been missing, and is convinced that the witch has put a curse on him. Meanwhile he's falling in love with her. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Alex Gage: This is the latter part of the twentieth century. We men have been liberated! We no longer have to believe that every woman is an evil witch bent on our destruction. Paranoid misogyny is just plain out of fashion!
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Istanbul
Music by Nat Simon
Lyrics by Jimmy Kennedy
Performed by the Squirrel Nut Zippers
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Funny, fun and sexy 'black' comedy
4 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw a bad review of this film here and decided to add my two cents. I just watched it again and want to emphasize that this is a fun, funny, lightly black comedy/romance that is one of my FAVORITE films! I didn't even know it was a TV film until I read that here, I encountered it on cable and then bought the video. I love the humor, the cute characters, the really good storyline and the delicately dark humor of this film. Reinhold is in a lot of fluff films but this is NOT one of them, he's charming and carries this film well, alongside Rachel (forget the actress' name) and his dead cousin, overplayed with charm by Anthony LaPaglia.

Several memorable scenes: citizens of Frogmore County shooting down a crow in the saloon, the dream/haunting scenes from LaPaglia, the bowling alley moments and, most especially, the two shopkeepers who put one over on Alex Gage, who has begun to fear witches. And the final fire scene, plus the last moments of the film as Rachel flies away.

Just really fun and funny, a great film, far better than most crap out of Hollywood and just about the best thing I've ever seen Reinhold in! I completely recommend it and have two copies myself.

Great fun, sexy and fun 'light' black comedy! TR


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