The Sentinel (1976)
Average Rating: 5.9/10
Reviews Counted: 10
Fresh: 5 | Rotten: 5
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Release Date: Jan 7, 1977 Limited
Average Rating: 3.1/5
User Ratings: 2,702
In the wake of such Satanic-themed thrillers as Rosemary's Baby, The Exorcist and The Omen comes The Sentinel. When New York fashion model (Cristina Raines) splits with her fiance (Chris Sarandon) and moves into an old brownstone, she soon discovers she has more than she bargained for in the lease. As luck would have it, a mysterious blind priest (John Carradine) who lives upstairs happens to be guarding the doorway to Hell, and she has been chosen as his replacement. Incidentally, when the door
Jan 7, 1977 Limited
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The cast is certainly impressive, but in every other respect this horror in the vein of Rosemary's Baby and The Exorcist is a second-rate piece of tut.
...satisfies much like French fries, without asking too much of the kitchen but irresistible in the context %u2013 and notable if it were to disappoint. Here, it's the full big Mac package.
One of the best horror films of the 70's. An intriguing story and disturbing imagery make this one stick out in the psyche.
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