Cinema: Bad Sign

DAMIEN— OMEN II Directed by Don Taylor Screenplay by Stanley Mann and Michael Hodges

Damien, the devil's spawn of The Omen, which was such a large success two summers ago, is alive and well and living in Chicago in this sequel. Unfortunately, the movie is not well at all and cannot even be said to be alive. One expects little enough from sequels, but even that bare minimum is not attained by this clunker.

Part of the problem is that little Damien has miraculously aged almost a decade in the two years since we left him tearless at his...

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