Hooptober 5, #9
The People We're Rooting for: a quartet of college co-eds
The Threat: killer cat monster. A kitty avenger! It's a horror movie about a terrifying creature that only attacks bad people like a feline vigilante. Most of the time it's just a cute widdle kitty cat, until someone's a real jackass or a straight-up criminal, and then an awful puppet bursts out of the cat's mouth and the whole animal kind of turns inside out.
Sub-Threat: lost at sea, and the mafia! The kids hitch a ride on a mobster's yacht. A couple contrivances too many, but it does give the movie more to work with.
Violence Level: blood spurts, pulsating skin. The cat beast spews a…