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It’s the crossover no one wanted! Released on DVD and Blu-ray this month is Syfy’s big horror-comedy crossover Lake Placid vs. Anaconda! Take a look at the trailer here…
Lake Placid vs. Anaconda features a cast that includes Corin Nemec, Yancy Butler, Skye Lourie, Robert Englund, Stephen Billington, Annabel Wright, Oliver Walker, Laura Dale, Ali Eagle, Georgina Phillips, Heather Gilbert and Jenny May Darcy.
- Gary Collinson
Stars: Corin Nemec, Yancy Butler, Stephen Billington, Robert Englund, Skye Lourie, Oliver Walker, Ali Eagle, Annabel Wright, Laura Dale, Georgina Philipps, Nigel Barber, Heather Gilbert | Written by Berkeley Anderson | Directed by A.B. Stone
Roger Corman and folks at The Asylum have a lot to answer for… That’s all I’m saying.
Sharknado. A film that proved you don’t have to have a lot of money or great CGI to pull in an audience on the Syfy channel. All you need is a giant creature and a ridiculous concept! Since the debut of That film, it seems like Syfy have greenlit any and all monster movie scripts that they’re sent. Hence we come to Lake Placid vs. Anaconda.
A few years ago the idea of these two monster-movie franchises coming together – especially given they weere originally made by two different studios (Lake Placid was a Fox production, whilst »
- Phil Wheat
*full disclosure: a DVD screener of this film was provided by Sony Pictures. Director: A.B. Stone. Writers: Berkeley Anderson. Cast: Corin Nemec, Yancy Butler, Stephen Billington and Skye Lourie. Special effects can create remarkable environments, like those seen in Bladerunner (1982). Special effects can also create artificiality, if they are the focus of the film. Unfortunately, Lake Placid vs. Anaconda casts several of its creatures in the digital realm; the result rings very false. The film's reality is further hampered by the overuse of Adr. Many minor characters have entire strings of dialogue dubbed. And, the production company, UFO Films, continues with its long series of blunders with this kitschy film. Lake Placid vs. Anaconda should be hung out to dry. The film's plot is a real mess. Into the fourth sequel, a corporate executive wants to capture a genetically mutated snake, so that she can alter it even more. Meanwhile, »
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3 items from 2015
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