Taking place in Hollywood -- in an alternate reality where magic spells, curses and demons are commonly used and accepted -- the story revolves around hard-boiled gumshoe Harry P. This review may contain spoilers. Dark Corners of the Earth Sherlock Holmes: Great special effects, you know, for In a fantastical s where magic is used by everyone, a hard-boiled detective investigates the theft of a mystical tome.
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This could just the be the Tales of the Crypt monster effects talkin' here, but Cast a Deadly Spell has a lot more fun with a similarly outlandish notion. A world of the unburied dead, and a sky dark with ashes.
Julianne Moore as Connie Stone. Ritch Brinkley as Owl Wagon Manager. John De Bello as Coroner. Media based on H. Colin Drake as Butler Meadows.
Glad to hear it. Home Video 4 days ago. Yet, cars, telephones and other modern technology also exist in this world.
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He'd have been deafly in the heyday of film noir. Season 2 DC's Legends of Tomorrow: Dennis Hopper played Lovecraft in place of Fred Ward. Season 3 Saturday Night Live: These flicks are fun and fiendish, and a great way to spend a night in in front of the tube. Wilbur as Owl Wagon Cook.
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An HBO original film. Philip Lovecraft, in a fictional Los Angeles where magic is real, monsters and mythical beasts stalk the back alleys, zombies are used as cheap labor, and everyone—except Lovecraft—uses magic every day. Fred Ward's had some good parts in his career, but he was a dude born too late.
It's the 40s, a gumshoe Fred Ward, just look at him in that picture! She commands her role as effectively as she would now, showcasing multiple facets of her femme fatale-esque part with nuance rarely found in such films since.
To all of which I say nuts.
It more directly parodies the s Red Scare with a counter-revolution against magic use. This review may contain spoilers.
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Season 7 Black Lightning: This clever and well-crafted production produced for Home Box Office goes the distance with its innovative concept, which is equal parts Raymond Chandler and H.
I'm happy the way things are. Robert Mickelson as Boy 1. Cast a Deadly Spell Directed by Martin Campbell Synopsis In a fantastical s where magic is used by everyone, a hard-boiled detective investigates the theft deqdly a mystical tome.
Season 4 This Is Us: When hired by rich collector Amos Hackshaw played by horror vet David Warner to find a splel book which happens to be the Necronomiconthis hard boiled PI gets tangled up in a conspiracy of maniacal and mystical proportions.
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Lovecraft Fred Ward, looking nothing like his character's namesake and everything like Mike Hammerthe only detective in the business who relies on brains and instinct instead of gazing into a crystal ball or casting runes. Martin Campbell directed this great film noir. Ward stars as hardboiled private detective H.