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Video Review: 'Spirit Lost'

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Spirit Lost

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
performer:
Regina Taylor
genre:
Mystery and Thriller, Romance

We gave it a C-

Veteran actor Tim Reid, producer of this direct-to-video yarn from Black Entertainment Television Films, must have thought a film combining elements of Fatal Attraction, Ghost, and even Daughters of the Dust would leave ’em breathless at Blockbuster. Think again, Tim. Though Spirit attempts to satiate — combining a beautiful black couple, an exotic island locale, obsession, African-American folklore, and even the requisite spirit-meets-human sex scene — blah acting by Leon and Cynda Williams and a contrived ending prevent this gumbo from bubbling beyond a simmer. C-

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