I re-watched this for the first time since my brother rented it along with a massive VCR machine when VHS cassettes first came out and cost $80 to buy.
Aside from the curiosity of seeing a young Demi Moore in her first major role, I can't recommend much else in this film. The special effects are only OK.
Tommy Wiseau speaks like an alien who just landed on Earth and has quickly learned our language but not mastered the use of inflections. If I didn't know better, I'd swear this was a remake of Starman.
Wiseau is an odd-looking man also and I was constantly distracted wondering if he was in some kind of accident.
Finally, look at that movie poster. You'd think this was a horror movie by the looks of it.
If you're tired of the same old kind of Zombie movie, then Pontypool might be a refreshing change. It is more cerebral, than cannibal.
The entire story takes place in a radio station in a small Ontario town in Canada. Think of it as similar to Orson Welles' famous radio broadcast of H.G. Wells' War of the Worlds.
Confined to the radio station, the characters have to rely on reports coming into the station, about an epidemic, from listeners calling…