Miramax just keeps beating a dead horse. The original Crow film, forever remembered as the film that would have shot star Brandon Lee to superstardom if not for his tragic death during filming, was somber in it's tone but was an excellent action film and undoubtadly one of the best comic to film adaptations of all time. Not long later, a sequel (Crow: City of Angels) was churned out based soley on the first film's success, and it was an absolute waste of film. The third film (Crow: Salvation) wasn't quite as bad, but marked the first film in the series to be released direct to video, and when watching you can see why. And now, we have the Crow: Wicked Prayer; the fourth film in the series, and the second to be released direct to video. The storyline (if you can call it that) revolves around an ex-con Jimmy (Terminator 2's Edward Furlong) and his Native American girlfriend who are murdered by a Satanic biker gang (led by David "Angel" Boreanaz and has-been in the making Tara Reid), leading to Jimmy's ressurection as the latest incarnation of the Crow. The first thing you'll notice from the film is the absolutely horrible acting from everyone involved, whether it's Furlong slumming through his role to Boreanaz hamming it up in the film's climax as a wanna-be comedian Satan. Not to mention that poor old Dennis Hopper is here as well, but for no real reason. The storyline is devoid of any emotion or conviction, and what has happened to the soundtrack? Every Crow movie, no matter how bad one could have been, would have a great soundtrack, and Wicked Prayer certainly doesn't. I wouldn't even recommend this to the most die hard fan of the series, Wicked Prayer is an abomination of film and it's license, and it should be avoided by everyone.