A good idea gone very, very bad, this loose remake of "The Phantom of the Opera" updates the classic tale's setting and climactic battle scene, but replaces the pathos and drama of the original with slasher gimmicks and predictable characters. When a new mall opens on the spot where the
eponymous Eric is presumed to have perished in a house fire, the still very much alive young man takes up residence in secret digs beneath the mall. Using high-tech surveillance gear, he monitors the comings and goings of his former girl friend, Melody (Kari Whitman), whom he both protects and
surreptitiously courts. Meanwhile, Melody and a journalist friend (Derek Rydall) get to th...