Movie Review: 'The Awakening' (1980)

Movie Review: 'The Awakening' (1980)
If you were an enthusiastic horror film buff back in the ancient year of 1980, The Awakening might have seemed like a pretty cool option: - A cast that includes Charlton Heston, Susannah York, and a young, pretty Stephanie Zimbalist. - A young director by the name of Mike Newell -- who would go on to deliver features like Four Weddings and a Funeral, Donnie Brasco, and Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. - A screenplay by three veteran British scribes, based on a novel by Bram Stoker. - A nifty Egyptian setting and, best of all, a visual and thematic approach that feels like a combination of The Exorcist (1973) and The Omen (1976).  - Bonus movie geek points if you were excited to...
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