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Prince of Darkness


  • Score: 75

    from 5 reviewers

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  • Despite flaws, 'Prince of Darkness' is a must for Carpenter fans, with great extras and mixed reviews on its execution.

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  • Video: 77

  • Scream Factory's Blu-ray of 'Prince of Darkness' impresses with sharp, vivid visuals, but digital enhancements and artificial sharpening detract slightly from its rich detail and color saturation.

  • Audio: 81

  • Scream and Shout! Factory's Blu-ray release of 'Prince of Darkness' impresses with robust DTS-HD MA 5.1 and 2.0 options, enhancing Carpenter’s score and providing clear dialogue amidst immersive and intense sound effects.

  • Extra: 76

  • Scream's release of Carpenter's 'Prince of Darkness' offers a rich mix of nostalgia and new insights, featuring detailed interviews, an engaging audio commentary, and a tour of film locations, all wrapped in unique packaging that celebrates the film's legacy.

  • Movie: 72

  • John Carpenter's 'Prince of Darkness' mixes science and religion in a clunky yet intriguing horror, criticized but growing a cult following.