Any film with Elias Koteas in it has to be worth watching, and this also contains the king of psychopathy Christopher Walken!
I honestly can't remember watching this before, which is odd as it's typical of the films I would rent on VHS in the mid-nineties.
The premise is that the Archangel Gabriel, leader of a faction of breakaway angels, comes to earth hunting for the soul of an evil man so that he can win a heavenly war that will forever stop humans from reaching salvation. Only one man can stop him, an ex-novitiate cop who has lost his faith.
Okay, so the first thing we notice is that angels have long hair, sniff and lick the dead, and…