Motion Picture Purgatory: THE GATE (1987)

Forget those little yellow suppositories, MOTION PICTURE PURGATORY by Rick Trembles is back with a look at the only movie minions worth caring about–the heavy-metal spawned homunculi that crawled up from The Gate (1987). Tibor Takács’ wonderfully weird children’s/horror/fantasy film is a full-on Toronto-shot VHS classic that turns on black magic rituals, dangerous rock bands and coming to terms with the finality of death. Rick sez: