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Let the Devil Wear Black (1999)

In this updated version of Shakespeare's Hamlet, a young man comes face-to-face with personal treachery after suspecting that his father may have been murdered.

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A college student launches an investigation into his wealthy father's death when he suspects his mother and his uncle may have been involved. His suspicions seem cemented when the two announce their impending marriage only shortly after the death. The student's girl friend is also revealed to be increasingly unstable as the investigation progresses. Satch also is revealed to be deeply involved, but the connection has to be found. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Something is Rotten in the City of Angels

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9 June 2000 (Spain)  »

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A Morte se Veste de Negro  »

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Carl Lyne: Listen, obviously we have to work together here. And I guess you passed the test. Where did you stash the bodies? The car, the whole thing, that was incredible.
Jack Lyne: I stuffed them up my ass. And I'm still not as full of shit as you.
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Everything adds up to nothing ........
7 September 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Did you ever see a movie where everything added up to nothing? Well that is how I felt after watching "Let the Devil Wear Black". A whole bunch of unlikable characters with little or no development, try killing each other. Jonathan Penner is good as the son seeking revenge on his uncle for murdering his father. The problem is, the film comes across as an almost incoherent series of events. There is lots of small talk, totally unrelated to the story, that constantly bogs things down. Unlike the plot description of violent killings, shocking suicides and a thrilling plot that will shake you to the core, I wound up merely shaking my head. - MERK


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