Review by Eric Hillis
"Beware of the Queen of Spades, her black widow's curse might find you yet."
So sang hair-rockers Styx on their 1978 track 'Queen of Spades''. Director Patrick White's Queen of Spades isn't a movie adaptation of that power ballad, but it might as well be. Rather it's a Canadian remake of a 2015 Russian movie, Queen of Spades: The Dark Rite.
The Russian folklore figure of the Queen of Spades has its roots in an 1833…