Weisser is a young college bound man whose future is threatened when his mother interferes with his love life and a pending scholarship. He also discovers that his mother's best friend wishes to get closer to him, even if it means murder.
The movie centers on a piano competition whose winner is assured of success. It is Paul's last chance to compete, but newcomer Heidi may be a better pianist. Can romance be far away? Will ... See full summary »
A satanist cult leader is burnt alive by the local church. He vows to come back and haunts down, and enslave, every descendant of his congregation by the power of a book of blood contracts, in which they sold their souls to the devil.
18 yr old high school student Andrew looks human in every way but in reality he is the Incarnation of Satan himself. Two archangels name Mikhail and Gabrielle (who are in human form) are sent from heaven to stop him before his evil takes over the world.Written by
Frank LaLoggia was strongly opposed to having zombies included in the film, however producer Charles M. LaLoggia insisted on having zombies in the film since zombie movies were popular at the time. See more »
Good marketing, bad film -- cliched, yet homoerotic
Here's another film that was marketed well, but failed to deliver. Catching the tail-end of the Satan boom (`The Omen,' `God Told Me To,' `The Amityville Horror,' `Alucarda,' etc.) ushered in by `The Exorcist,' `Fear No Evil' attempts to mine gold from all predecessors, but instead comes up with a highly clichéd, highly tedious film that brings Lucio Fulci's `Gates of Hell' (which came out two years later) to mind for me. The film offers up a ridiculous prologue before the credits run, then adds another when they're done, setting viewers up for a story of a hapless, effeminate anti-Christ (Stefan Arngrim) who must contend with two meddlesome arch angels in human form (a young woman and an older, pious woman, played beautifully by Elizabeth Hoffman, the one person who could act in this flick). Arngrim, especially toward the film's end, looks more like Brian Eno or Gary Numan gone goth pale, ostentatious, androgynous, and emaciated. And while director Frank LaLoggia puts together competent scenes the dodge-ball incident, the dog's blood occurrence, the town's annual sea-side re-enactment of the `Passion Play,' the bloody baptism his plotting and pacing are just atrocious! Everything seems jumbled together, somehow linked conveniently to Satan and because it's `supernatural,' plot-holes never have to be filled! An optimist when it comes to film, I actually thought all the little intricacies were going to converge into something. Instead, I was treated to a last-ditch effort that added zombies (for no reason whatsoever), a hokey laser-beam showdown (not as bas as `The Manitou'), and absolutely no fear factor. To the film's credit, there's a bizarre homoerotic undertone running through the film, which we first see in a high-school gym shower scene. The school's sexually-active, chauvinistic, burn-out/thug sexually harasses Arngrim while they're both naked, then engages in a full-on kiss with him (for laughs, I guess). Still later, the two kiss again, and (making a reference to an earlier marijuana joke) the thug suddenly grows breasts (Satanic augmentation at work). Personally, I don't see many occult films with this angle, so it was a bit refreshing and disconcerting. Outside of that, this film has one hell of a soundtrack -- the Sex Pistols, the Talking Heads, and Richard Hell, doing "Blank Generation.' This movie runs 94 minutes long, but it seems like an eternity in Hell for a good soundtrack and one weird transexual scene!
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