Evilspeak
Evilspeak (1982)

A social-outcast at a military school seeks revenge against his classmates with the help of some satanic power, and his computer.

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Rated: R
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Release Date: July 13, 2004
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Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
46%
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User Score
37%


Critic Score: 46% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat

A fascinatingly deranged horror flick, but also one that's really slow in its first hour.

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Jeff Beck
Examiner.com

Evilspeak may provide a laugh or two, but it's too easily noticeable that there's just not much here, resulting in an empty film that feels stretched beyond its means.

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Film4

Future generations will be watching it for years to come, fascinated that something so daft could possibly have caused such outrage, and no doubt thoroughly enjoying its crazy excesses too.

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John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

I've said it before, I'll say it again: Clint Howard + satanic pigs = MOVIE GOLD.

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Jennie Kermode
Eye for Film

To be fair, the machine we see here looks pretty impressive by 1981 standards and the graphics it produces must have been a lot of trouble to create, but it's hard to imagine what Montague Summers would have made of it.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

Remarkably engaging, imaginative, and well crafted.

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Scott Tobias
The Dissolve

[Co-director] Weston was giving less-discriminating horror audiences in 1981 what he thought they wanted: Carrie with more gore, more beheadings, and all the Satanic pigs they could handle.

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People Magazine

Eric Weston, a sometime actor directing his first film, is no Brian De Palma. But this is a passable variation on De Palma's 1976 chiller, Carrie.

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Anton Bitel
Movie Gazette

a satisfying blend of Revenge of the Nerds and satanism

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Flixster Audience Score: 37% Flixster User Reviews
Cory Taylor
Hell hath no fury like a nerd seeking revenge. This is not a run-of-the-mill geek-empowerment flick as the preface of a cult being excommunicated from Spain… More
Anthony Lawrie
Not the best of the video nasties but it is a great slice of early 80's horror. It's best described as a male version of Carrie, with computers and… More
Alex roy
Enjoyable cult film, Evilspeak is one of those forgotten horror gems that is a must watch for genre fans that are looking for a fun, entertaining and ultimately… More
Lee ?
Delivers on the gore but it makes you wait nearly an hour after the opening decapitation scene. Up until then it's pretty much a tale of a young… More