Writer David Seltzer (THE OMEN) returns to the theme of an underaged Antichrist in THE EIGHTEENTH ANGEL, a bland, brooding horror effort that would have trouble scaring up yawns, much less screams. The film premiered on pay-cable prior to a release on home video.
The Etruscans, a religious order steeped in modern science and led by the devilish Fr. Simeon (Maximilian Schell), prepare for the return of Lucifer as predicted by a 500-year-old astronomical clock. In Boston, Etruscan expert Norah Stanton (Wendy Crewson) meets Simeon and mysteriously commits
suicide. Several weeks later, her grieving husband Hugh (Christopher McDonald) and 15-year-old daughter Lucy (R...