A small gem of a horror film--which unfortunately failed to achieve theatrical release and debuted on video--this adaptation of a short story by the Dracula
author ably balances drama and special effects.
Father Jacob Vassey (Michael Rooker) invades a satanic ceremony in which Victor Lambert (Eric Murphy) offers up a photo of his son Chris. Vassey kills the satanists, but not before they have raised a demon called the Shadowbuilder (Andrew Jackson). Following clues at the site, Vassey travels to
the town of Grand River, where Chris (Kevin Zegers) lives with his young aunt, Jenny (Leslie Hope), who is having an affair with sheriff Sam Logan (Shawn Alex Tho...