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Seventeen years after slaughtering all but one member of a family, a vicious serial killer known only as "The Sandman" awaits execution. But first, his jailers allow a minister to visit the killer to give him last rites, unaware that the minister is a voodoo priest and an ally of the condemned prisoner. The priest places a hex on the Sandman so that when he is executed, his soul migrates into a new body made of sand. To sever his ties with his former life and achieve absolute power, the sandman must find and kill a man named Griffin, the sole survivor of the last family murdered by the killer. Written by Patrick D. Rockwell <prockwell@thegrid.net>

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The main characters' age is depicted differently throughout the film. In the first scene, Griffin is seven years old and Sandman appears to be in his early thirties. Seventeen years later, as Sandman awaits execution, he seems not to have aged a day, while Griffin is a full grown man. However, the flashback scene shows Sandman appearing to be about 10 years old, while Griffin is depicted as a baby. Their age difference just doesn't match up. See more »

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BLUE TO BLACK
Words and Music by Artie Colatrella, Lee Curreri and Lisbeth Scott
Produced by Lee Curreri
Performed by Lisbeth Scott
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not too shabby
22 April 2004 | by See all my reviews

not that bad nothing special but watchable this had some decent acting and a very cool opening sequence but the plot gets too silly for it's own good and the ending is pretty rushed with some weak dialog but we do have a cool looking killer and a good background story to it and the premise is quite neat it also has excellent production values but this only merits a rental because there are quite a few flaws to be had like why did the kill Griffin before it ended they should have let him survive but still this has some witty moments to make this a decent rental so overall i had a decent amount of fun with this puppy but just remember to check your brain at the door **1/2 out of 5


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