Friends. Do you LOVE 80s horror movies ? DEMONS. I can sum up this film in three words: green, foamy drool. Some unfortunate souls head into a theater to catch a free movie screening, and end up catching a helluva lot more. Mostly, it’s whole bunch of Demon vomit to the face. Don’t worry, there’s some dirt bike racing and helicopter blade decapitations to keep you entertained as well. So grab a cold beverage and fire up this recap!
A group of people are trapped in a large movie theater in West Berlin that is infected by ravenous demons who proceed to kill and posses the humans one-by-one, thereby multiplying their numbers.
The film features Dario Argento’s name in bold at the top which is just as misleading as “Clive Barker Presents” at the top of Hellraiser III: Hell On Earth. The film is directed by Lamberto Bava (son of Mario) and was written by Bava, Argento, Franco Ferrini and Dardano Sacchetti.
Key cameos come from the Argento camp as well. We don’t get Asia but we do get Argento’s other daughter Fiore, who plays Hannah in the film. Another cameo is Argento’s favorite Assistant Director, Michele Soavi (director of THE CHURCH and DELLAMORTE DELLAMORE AKA CEMETERY MAN), who appears as the “Eighties Phantom of the Opera” character simply named “Man in Mask” and also Jerry in the film within a film.
Since this film is totally eighties, it has a totally eighties soundtrack to go with it! What does a totally eighties soundtrack consist of? Try this:
Billy Idol – White Wedding
Accept – Fast as a Shark
Mötley Crüe – Save Our Souls
Claudio Simonetti – Demon
Claudio Simonetti – Killing
Claudio Simonetti – Out of Time
Rick Springfield – Walking on the Edge
Pretty Maids – Night Danger
Go West – We Close Our Eyes
The Adventures – Send My Heart
Saxon – Everybody Up