The first 30% (or so) of this is fantastic and then it turns into a big slow pile of crap.
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Everything about this movie allowed for a much much more excruciating comeuppance for the villain which might have made sitting through it worthwhile. The fact that the audience is denied that makes this shit a big waste of time. Too bad too, because its technically pretty solid. At least you get a satisfying end to the villain's sniveling, complicit, cowardly little shit of a friend.
Hoop-Tober Movie #6
Crazy Animal Movie - 1/3
"I'M INFESTEDDDDD!!!!!! SHOOOOOOT MEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!"
What a great line; particularly when it's being delivered in a high pitched scream by Clint Howard as the skin on his face disgustingly bulges and throbs.
Ticks is an enjoyable movie for something you might not have heard about, particularly for myself. Well made practical special effects, creature features, grossout moments, and creative gore effects are high on my list of favorite horror things. This has all…
Hoop-Tober Movie #10
Movie From a Franchise - 1/7
This is a mostly boring slasher with nothing really new or interesting to offer. It's pretty slow, ridiculous, and bad. However, it's also enjoyably dated and there's a ton of funny bad acting, sometimes steeped in valley girl accents and mush-mouth kid talk. If that doesn't float your boat, there are many marvelously cringeworthy hair styles in this. The mullet was still in full swing in '88 and there are 2…