Sporadically diverting, but the movie only occasionally clears the over-the-top high bar it sets for itself.
Any hope that SPELL might attempt to investigate Hoodoo as anything but a gimmick fades away as the movie churns through the clichés.
He and his cast aimed to give deeper meaning to their saga of the supernatural.
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Exploring the Hoodoo subculture allowed the filmmaker to convey larger statements.