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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Liev Schreiber
Julia Stiles
Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick
Pete Postlethwaite
David Thewlis
Mia Farrow
Directors
John Moore
Screenwriters
Dan McDermott
Running Time
110 minutes

The Omen
John Moore's remake of the Satanic classic


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The Omen

Plot
An American diplomat begins to suspect that something is wrong with his son, Damien, after a series of strange accidents takes place around him. He begins to suspect that Junior is actually the son of the devil, in this remake of the 1976 Richard Donner horror.


Verdict
Competently made, and enjoyably played. But you do really end up wondering what the point was. Cinematic déjà vu is the most likely response.


Reviewed by Adam Smith

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