Reviews

Deadly Blessing

3

A rustic whodunnit revolving around a religious sect who “make the Amish look like swingers”, Wes Craven’s third feature dials down the sado-shock of Last House… and The Hills Have Eyes. But he still brings the fear with snake-in-the-bath and spider-in-the-gob set-pieces, the last involving a young Sharon Stone. Elsewhere, tyrannical patriarch Ernest Borgnine and a rash of plot-turns eke out the tension before it all goes to hell in a hysterical climax. This DVD debut restores the demonic coda we in the UK didn’t see, but there are no extras to provide context.

 

Film Details

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  • UK Theatrical Release Date: October 25th 2007