A college student unexpectedly finds that she has inherited a derelict house. Accompanied by a group of friends, she goes there to clear it of heir-looms before the structure is demolished.... See full summary »
In this fourth series of the hell-raising Wishmaster, the Djinn unleashes his undying love and three wishes on a beautiful new victim named Lisa, whose crucial third wish is one that the Wishmaster cannot fulfill without leaving a trail of terror, devastation and blood in his wake. The evil brotherhood of the Djinns shall awaken from the flames of Hell. As the third wish is made, humankind had better be prepared for the apocalypse. Woken up once again, the repulsive Djinn returns to wreck the life of more innocent victims with his deadly fulfillments. In order to prevent the release of the evil brotherhood of the Djinns from Hell, Lisa must find a way to destroy the Djinn to stop the prophecy from being fulfilled.Written by
Both the third and fourth film have been noted as going more of an Action-Fantasy route as opposed to a Horror-Fantasy genre style like the last two films. Both sequelshave also been noted for their Cinemax late night programming type vibes (cheesy acting, softcore style nudity, low budget filmmaking). See more »
When Sam finds his old drawings, the picture of Lisa that he drew three years previously changes between shots. See more »
I guess compared to some of the abominable amateur digital horror efforts that seem to hit the rental shelves at present, this movie is quite professionally crafted.Which is not say it's good at all just, perhaps, that it could have been even worse. However, director Angel can't seem to decided whether he wants to make a horror movie or a Shannon Tweed flick.
I'll say this, though, Tara Spencer-Nairn is very hot and the more time the camera spends on her and her sweet curves the less you worry about how excruciatingly slow the first hour of the film is and how nobody bar her is much cop at acting. The Djinn in this one is dull and lacking Andrew Divoff's eccentric wit. And the fellow playing her bitter crippled boyfriend is just plain vacant and unlikable.
It's all about sex and sexual jealousy, with some other guff about the Djinn creatures wanting to come to to earth, conquer, order take-away, sow their oats. Whatever, who knows? Certainly not incompetent director Chris Angel who at least is savvy enough to improve on his last dire Wishmaster film but throwing in some cheap thrills to wake you up. He even manages to shoot a genuinely sexy love-scene as Tara succumbs to the Djinn's charms. Shame about the cheesy one at the start..
Notable also for one of worst sword fights I've seen in a film. Knock off two points if you don't watch it under the influence.
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