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  1. film_lies101's rating of the film Viy or Spirit of Evil

  2. Luca Soldati's rating of the film Viy or Spirit of Evil

    Storia semplice e appassionante. Gli scontri fra il diacono e la strega sono realizzati bene e con scelte visive veramente appaganti. Lei ha un fascino ipnotico. Bel tono sopra le righe del protagonista, che si attenua nei momenti più critici. Bella visione esoterica delle campagne russe. La regia dà il giusto tono e, con effetti speciali efficaci, crea belle scene. Montaggio incisivo, che lascia un'impronta positiva

  3. Wee Hunk's rating of the film Viy or Spirit of Evil

    Isn't it enough to send vampires, werewolves and assorted demons after someone? You have to send Viy? It's really not fair. He's got the vision thing. Faithfully adapted from Gogol. This isn't for the kiddies despite the comic touch.

  4. Samuel Andrade's rating of the film Viy or Spirit of Evil

  5. João Portalegre's rating of the film Viy or Spirit of Evil

    it's a cute fantasy film with outdated horror elements but surprising practical effects - the coffin closing and lights going out or the flying scenes are amazing. the whole "religion is the making of drunkards" idea is kind of cool, but, although it shows it wasn't rushed, the way it was used felt like it, since it wasn't the film's main goal. as the atmospheric horror experience it was trying to be, it's outdated.

  6. En Sangers Bøn's rating of the film Viy or Spirit of Evil

    Extremely weird and mystical horror tale. Fruitfully inventive and deliriously dreamy. Imagine a trippy and creepy version of Paradjanov's films and you'll get an approximate idea.

  7. Balthaz21's rating of the film Viy or Spirit of Evil

  8. BernardoDiniz's rating of the film Viy or Spirit of Evil

  9. fromouterspace's rating of the film Viy or Spirit of Evil

    cute, fun, psychedelic + campy- the ideal horror film

  10. Marco Tassinari's rating of the film Viy or Spirit of Evil

  11. S I ▲ N's rating of the film Viy or Spirit of Evil

    The special effects in this film are incredible. I loved the expressionist feel. The rest of the film pales in comparison to the last quarter, and are probably skippable.

  12. msmichel's rating of the film Viy or Spirit of Evil

    Cool piece of russian folklore/horror. A seminarian has to spend three nights praying over the body of a witch with more horrifying results each night. By the third night an old school onslaught of visual effects take place. (pretty cool except for the title demon). If you're a fan of sixties hammer films or polanski's fearless vampire killers this one is for you.

  13. εξώτερο Διάστημα's rating of the film Viy or Spirit of Evil

    A Christian remake of a Russian cosmologic legend mentions another Gogol in a good vs. evil plot. Sky & Earth missing, God flew about. He saw a floating waterbird (gogol). It was Satanaël. Asked to identify, S says: I'm God. Who's God then? "Lord of Lords, God of Gods". G sent S to the sea bottom, making him greatest of all angels. But when S wanted his throne above the clouds, G urged archangel Michael to crush him.

  14. Coheed 2.5's rating of the film Viy or Spirit of Evil

    For Halloween 31 For 31. Link to a review here - http://mubi.com/lists/halloween-31-for-31-2013-world-championship-edition

  15. Greg S.'s rating of the film Viy or Spirit of Evil

    Strong candidate for the greatest final 10 minutes in any horror film. Can't get passed how endearing the practical special effects are here. Weirdly this film film feels like there's a subtext about men not understanding women. Kinda has Raimi vibe where the ghouls are on the fence between simply being annoying and actually wanting to fuck your day up.

  16. J. O.'s rating of the film Viy or Spirit of Evil

    Albeit a little goofy at times, this film is as gorgeous as it is creepy. Great practical special effects, and a reminder of the horror films of yore. Prior to gore, sex, and computers - there's eerie spirits and creatures, incantations, possession, religious zeal, and a tense score. The production design is colourful and beautiful in a classic/dated way, while the cinematography is surprisingly interesting.

  17. NiteFlight9's rating of the film Viy or Spirit of Evil

    Great special effects, a memorable atmosphere, and a short running time make up for the slower, more hokey bits.

  18. Daniel Montiel's rating of the film Viy or Spirit of Evil

    Fun little movie has a slow middle part but kept me interested with it's gloomy atmosphere and crazy humor. The special effects are freaking incredible and, like it was said below, the expressionist feel is awesome.

  19. Stephane Tanaka's rating of the film Viy or Spirit of Evil

    Awesome shots! it looks like a Parajanov picture <3. Very nice adaptation of this classics

  20. Joseph Sylvers's rating of the film Viy or Spirit of Evil

    A priest kills a witch and is then forced to spend three nights praying for her soul, which causes her corpse to come back to life and torment him. More light and comic and than that sounds this Gogol adaptation, features stunning special effects in it's climax of "werewolves, vampires" and the titular spirit of evil itself, which resembles something the Toxic Avenger might have done battle with. I enjoyed it.

  21. All Is Grace's rating of the film Viy or Spirit of Evil

    It was better than I thought.

  22. Ultra Kebab's rating of the film Viy or Spirit of Evil

    not a "horror movie", but more of a classical russian fairy tale.