Kim Basinger, Jimmy Smits, Rufus Sewell
young girl with supernatural powers is hunted by a Satanic cult.
are few original elements in this film, which finds producer Mace Neufeld
still milking the same seam he mined in the four Omen movies. The movie
recycles many familiar ideas (most recently given a cursory run through in
End of Days), but the film has a enough
talent behind it (Nightmare on Elm Street 3 director Chuck Russell,
Tomb Raider cinematographer Peter Menzies Jnr., and several key
members of David Cronenberg’s regular design crew) to carry itself with
some style. The film has a slightly soft 2.35:1 anamorphic transfer , and
a well-crafted 5.1 sound mix (at 448kbps).
include a handful of British TV spots that aren’t on the American
version of the disc, an easy-going commentary by Russell and Special
Effects Supervisor Joe Hynek, the theatrical trailer and about ten minutes
of on-set interviews and snatches of behind the scenes footage (called A
Look Inside on the packaging).