• Jesús Placencia

    ★★★★½ Watched by Jesús Placencia 27 Aug, 2014

    Carpenter's most criminally underrated film. Prince of Darkness is, with no doubt, excellent. The score is perfect (which isn't really a surprise coming from Carpenter), the acting is pure Carpenter glory (a Kurt Russel cameo would've been welcome), the script is great, and everything just works. The special effects are outstading. The pacing on this film, however, is fantastic, slow and brooding. There were times during this when I thought I could take it no more. The cinematography is great,…

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  • Radu Conopan

    ★★ Watched by Radu Conopan 15 Aug, 2014

    A research team finds a mysterious cylinder in a deserted church. If opened, it could mean the end of the world.

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  • Melody

    ★★★★ Watched by Melody 27 Aug, 2014

    So that's a threefer, I guess - three horror movies in the past week that I managed to approach completely blind despite years of devouring all the horror knowledge I could get my hands on: Pumpkinhead, Witchboard, and this. I guess I always thought this would be a Dracula (or at least, vampire) movie - I mean, you'd think, right? And I was in no great rush to see it - though I don't know why I'd avoid any John…

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  • zombiologist

    ★★★★ Added by zombiologist

    One of the most under rated horror movies from the 80s

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  • peterw5

    ★★★★ Added by peterw5

    This is Lovecraftian horror done right.

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  • Shaun Corley

    ★★★★★ Added by Shaun Corley

    I saw this movie one weekend in high school. The ending freaked me out. Still does

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  • Tim Ehrens

    ★★★½ Watched by Tim Ehrens 19 Aug, 2014

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.

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  • Guilherme Gaspar

    ★★★★½ Rewatched by Guilherme Gaspar 09 Aug, 2014

    CHURCH OF ST. GODARD

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  • Toni Roig

    ★★★½ Rewatched by Toni Roig 08 Aug, 2014

    [English/ Spanish review]

    A return to the isolated-group-horror premise so cherished by fans, after Carpenter's attempts at diversification with, well, diverse results. Flawed at times, mostly because of poor supporting cast (thanks our quantic God for Pleasence and Wong), and I'd dare to say for hasty shooting (according to production notes, it was made in four weeks), this is anyway a blast. Full of visual and plot findings (the menacing cylinder, the tachyon-based broadcasts from the future, the nightmarish bunch…

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  • Pube

    ★★★ Watched by Pube 03 Aug, 2014

    Dr. Loomis, the grandpa from 3 Ninjas, and a bunch of really old graduate students try to stop the apocalypse while eating snacks and drinking sodas.

    Favorite scene: 3 Ninjas grandpa turned genius theoretical physicist shakes up a soda can and sprays it all over a demon's face. I like to imagine Carpenter wanted to symbolize the aging ninja's liquid kids, thus, showing superiority over evil in the dirtiest, most vulgar way possible.

    Plot hole: Yeah, it's stupid and unnecessary…

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  • Carl Ingebretsen

    ★★★★ Watched by Carl Ingebretsen 03 Aug, 2014

    A fantastic old-school horror movie.

    I want to sleep now.

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  • MadVinnie22

    ★★★★ Rewatched by MadVinnie22 26 Jul, 2014

    I have a lot of love for this movie, but I can totally see where some people hate it. It can be super confusing... lots of talk about theoretical physics and religious theory. It also has a slow pace that can bother some people. Both of those factors are what really make me love this film.

    The pace (and the score), totally remind me of The Thing, also directed by Carpenter. The music is simple, but haunting, and persistent in…

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