Wishmaster (1998) is an 80’s horror fan’s wish fulfilled

At a time when horror cinema was taking a sharp left turn into knowing irony and metatextual commentary, 1998’s “Wishmaster” is a gloriously gory, throwback to the previous decade of supernatural powers, ancient evil, hellish puzzle-box curses and bucket and buckets of gore. In 12th century Mesopotamia, an evil Djinn (Andrew Divoff) asks the Sultan…