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Way of the Wicked (2014)

Unrated | | Thriller | 30 April 2014 (China)
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After a series of inexplicable murders sweeps a small, isolated community, Father Henry goes to a local police detective with a theory on why the murders are occurring.

Director:

Kevin Carraway

Writer:

Matthew Robert Kelly (as Matt Kelly)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Vinnie Jones ... John Elliot
Christian Slater ... Father Henry
Emily Tennant ... Heather Elliot
Jake Croker Jake Croker ... Robbie Mueller
Aren Buchholz ... Greg
Matthew Robert Kelly ... Detective Fleming (as Matt Kelly)
Brittney Wilson ... Cindy
Jedidiah Goodacre ... Matt
Jillian Fargey ... Elizabeth
Chris Shields ... Teacher
Anna Galvin ... Laura
Sydney Waack Sydney Waack ... Young Heather
Ryan Grantham Ryan Grantham ... Young Robbie
Jason Burkart ... Janitor
Bal Nagra ... Boy #1
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Storyline

Father Henry goes to a local police detective and they learn that a troubled teen with a dark past has recently moved to town and has set his sights on the cop's beautiful, young daughter. Father Henry, who turns out to have secrets of his own, finds himself pitted against a demonic force more diabolically evil and twisted than any of them could have imagined. Written by Movie Girl

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Evil never dies......

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Thriller

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Unrated | See all certifications »

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Heather & Greg were at the riverside. She stormed off and he set off for home. Night fell quickly. After Robbie assaults Greg, Greg walked along a road where he cast shadows both to the left and to the right. The scene was lit from both sides. See more »

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References The Omen (1976) See more »

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weak production
6 September 2016 | by SnoopyStyleSee all my reviews

Father Henry (Christian Slater) investigates Robbie, a 12-year-old boy who seems to have supernatural powers. A bully was chocked to death by an invisible force. Five years later, Robbie Mueller (Jake Croker) returns to town focused on Heather Elliot (Emily Tennant) who tried to help during the childhood incident. Bully Greg wants her for homecoming. When Greg starts pushing Robbie, Greg is hospitalized by the invisible force. Father Henry has also returned. When Greg is killed, Heather's police detective widower-dad John Elliot (Vinnie Jones) investigates.

The production looks weak and is no more than cable TV level. There is way too much sunshine for a dark horror. The cinematography and editing are basic. Even the kill is simple blood splashes and random guts. There is no real energy. The presence of Christian Slater and Vinnie Jones attracted me to this movie but that's never a guarantee of anything. Jake Croker is not leading man material. His character should be darker and he doesn't have the screen presence. Emily Tennant shows a little potential and actually tries to do some acting. The obvious twist is good but not completely done well. The production is so weak that it doesn't have anything to offer cinematically.


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Language:

English

Release Date:

30 April 2014 (China) See more »

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Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital

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1.85 : 1
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