Evil Spirits

Overview

An interesting bit of casting enlivens this psycho-thriller set in a California boarding house run by eccentric Karen Black with a rogue's gallery of bizarre tenants and more dark secrets than the Bates Motel. Tenants have a habit of disappearing rather abruptly from this particular residence -- but not without first signing over their Social Security checks to the landlady, netting her a tidy fortune. This leads to the inevitable visit from a federal agent Arte Johnson, who begins an investigation into Black's ...
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Overview

An interesting bit of casting enlivens this psycho-thriller set in a California boarding house run by eccentric Karen Black with a rogue's gallery of bizarre tenants and more dark secrets than the Bates Motel. Tenants have a habit of disappearing rather abruptly from this particular residence -- but not without first signing over their Social Security checks to the landlady, netting her a tidy fortune. This leads to the inevitable visit from a federal agent Arte Johnson, who begins an investigation into Black's shady affairs, and uncovers the true identity of the killer. Despite presenting Black as a blatant red herring from the outset, the filmmakers manage to provide a few interesting twists, though they eventually stray a bit too deeply into Psycho turf. A cast full of familiar faces including Virginia Mayo, Martine Beswick and Michael Berryman tends to counterbalance the occasional moments of sleaziness, but there is little originality to distinguish the film from standard slasher fare.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/25/2005
  • UPC: 827421000088
  • Original Release: 1991
  • Rating:

  • Source: Cheezy Flicks Ent
  • Region Code: 1
  • Time: 1:35:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 48,824

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Mikel Angel Willie
Martine Beswicke Vanya
Brigitte Burdine
Joan Caulfield
Anthony Eisley
Michael Berryman Mr. Balzac
Karen Black Ella Purdy
Arte Johnson Lester Potts
Hoke Howell
Debra Lamb Tina
Virginia Mayo Janet Wilson
Robert Quarry
Bert Remsen John Wilson
Yvette Vickers
Technical Credits
Gary Graver Director, Cinematographer
Mikel Angel Screenwriter
Richard Dearborn Set Decoration/Design
Bianca Manzo Producer
Sidney Niekerk Producer
Duane Sciagua Score Composer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Evil Spirits
1. A New Day [5:50]
2. Dinner Is Served [6:54]
3. Calling the Spirits [7:15]
4. Party at the House [11:12]
5. Have to Leave the House [10:51]
6. It's the Liquor [11:17]
7. A Poke in the Eye [10:01]
8. I'm Not Impressed [10:16]
9. A Cold Wind in July [5:02]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Evil Spirits
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   Chapters
   Also From Cheezy Flicks
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