A very free adaptation of Marlowe's 'Doctor Faustus', Goethe's 'Faust' and various other treatments of the old legend of the man who sold his soul to the devil. Svankmajer's Faust is a ... See full summary »
Marine biologist Skylar Shane hires an expat charter boat captain, Jack Bowman, to help her find prehistoric life form samples in the north Sumatran Sea. During the expedition, they run ... See full summary »
Everyone's favorite mad scientist Herbert West is currently in jail after having state's evidence turned against him by his former assistant, Dan Cain. While being led away, some re-agent ... See full summary »
Tommy Dean Musset,
Bill is worried that he is 'different' to his sister and parents. They mix with other 'upper class' people while Bill is more down to earth. Even his girlfriend seems a bit odd. All is ... See full summary »
H.P. Lovecraft, the well-known horror writer, is looking in the late thirties after the book 'Necronomicon'. He finds it guarded by monks in an old library. He then copies some stories from... See full summary »
Dr. Caine, the murdering dentist from the original movie, has escaped from the mental hospital where he has been since being caught. Hoping to resume a normal life, he makes his way to a ... See full summary »
An artist, John Jaspers sells his soul to the mysterious "M" in order to get revenge on the people who killed his girlfriend. Soon, he realizes everything has a price, and he is transformed into a horned demon with a passion for killing. He learns that M plans to release the Homunculus, a giant Lizard-like monster onto the earth, opening the gate to hell. Now, Jaspers must stop M before he can let the apocalypse begin... Written by
There's an unfilmed ending in which Jade wakes up pregnant with M's fetus after the credits. See more »
Lt. Dan Margolies makes an Internet search using keywords THE HAND and in five seconds he finds a secret society called The Hand. In real life such search criteria would bring some 417 000 000 results. See more »
In spite of all our science and technology I always knew deep inside that evil existed... darkness that possesses us when we cease to believe.
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I rented the movie because the warnings on the cover (and I agree that this movie should not be watched by juveniles). In my opinion, the warnings may have overstated the violent nature of the movie (in comparison with other Hollywood action movies), but it certainly had its perverted aspects, of which I will not detail here.
The movie was quite interesting from start to finish; I was glued to my seat. The worst aspect, however, was the demon suit. It looked too much like a costume (i.e., in Hollywood these days, they attempt to make the costumes more realistic -- take a look at the current "Planet of the Apes"). Although I am not that familiar with the Faust legends, the demon suit was perhaps not necessary, in my opinion.
All in all, I liked it; the story was quite interesting. I enjoy supernatural movies, and this one certainly fit the bill.
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