"A shocker and a chiller of rare . A seizing entertainment." -Charles Champlin, Los Angeles Times
A real-estate tycoon, his coke-bringing wife and a slum wino have something grisly in common: they're the latest victims in a series of random murders. A veteran NYPD detective soon suspects the killings may be supernatural and deliberate: ages-old beings of cunning intelligence and incredible power, defending their turf from the encroachments of humankind.
Using a Steadicam camera and Louma crane to simulate the predator's perspective, director Michael Wasdleigh (Woodstock) achieves a remarkable blend of New York City mystery and menace not captured on film before. With deft performances by Albert Finney, Gregory Hines, Dian Venora and Edward James Olmos. Wolfen is a full-fanged, full-throttle horror ride.