It isn't easy being the sequel to the lushly morbid THE CROW, but it's even tougher being the remake pretending
to be the sequel. On the plus side: aging rockers Ian Dury and Iggy Pop as, respectively, a gruff tattoo artist and a scrawny, sociopathic incubus;
production design that relies heavily on Dia de los Muertos
tchotchkes; fashionable S&M gear and objets
that appear to have been ordered wholesale from Cher's Sanctuary
catalog; and amber-tinted cinematography that makes the whole thing look like a mellow nightmare. On the
minus side: just about everything else. Star Vincent Perez, taking over the role originated by the late Brandon...