Det. John Hobbes is convinced that when killer Edgar Reese is executed, all of his troubles are over. But when people he knows and people on the street start to sing the same tune that Reese sang in the gas chamber, and those same people taunt him, he is told that maybe the cursed fallen angel Azazel is behind it all. Azazel is cursed to roam the Earth without a form, and he can switch bodies by any contact, making him hard to track. When Hobbes is forced to kill a man possessed by Azazel, he must clear his name while protecting his family and others from the evil, vengeful Azazel. Written by
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Although the movie was clearly shot in Philadelphia, the actual location of the story is never clarified (much as was the case with Se7en (1995)). The prison in the opening scene, is Holmesburg Prison located north east of Philadelphia, which opened in 1895, and closed in 1996. See more »
When (after about 78 minutes) Hobbes enters Stanton's office, Stanton is hanging up the phone. In the next cut, when Hobbes sits down, Stanton is hanging up the phone once again. See more »
I wanna tell you about the time I almost died...
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Who Is He And What Is He To You
Written by Bill Withers and Stan McKenny
Performed by Meshell Ndegeocello
Courtesy of Maverick Recording Company/Reprise Records
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This movie tries to cash in on the gloomy atmosphere of 'Seven' and the like, with some supernatural elements added. However, the first hour or so is sleep-inducingly slow. Then, we get one unconventional and brilliant 'chase' scene, after which the film becomes a little more interesting. The ending is a cheat (it sets up a sequel which hopefully will never be made).
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