Evilspeak
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Professional weirdo Clint Howard plays one of his more interesting oppressed-geek roles in this occult revenge thriller about a tormented military-school nerd (apparently in his mid-thirties!) whose personal computer provides the only solace from the endless taunts and pranks of his fellow cadets. He also has an intense fascination with the occult, leading him to investigate an arcane tome secreted within an ancient, crumbling chapel. In an attempt to decipher the text, he feeds it into the computer, which translates the writings into actual working spells. As Clint's mind reels with the… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 56%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"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."
‑ Jennie Kermode, Eye for Film
"Remarkably engaging, imaginative, and well crafted."
‑ , TV Guide's Movie Guide
"So outrageous it's great fun."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"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."
‑ , People Magazine
"a satisfying blend of Revenge of the Nerds and satanism"
‑ Anton Bitel, Movie Gazette
"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."
‑ , Film4
"Recommendable only to the staunchest of horror geeks, like myself, Evilspeak is a fairly noteworthy little horror chestnut for a variety of colorful reasons."
‑ Scott Weinberg, Monsters At Play
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