A gigantic serpent is captured on a remote island and shipped to an American college for experimentation. A British millionaire and an American scientist find themselves in hot pursuit of ... See full summary »
FantasticFest is the largest genre film festival in the U.S., specializing in horror, fantasy, sci-fi, and action movies from all around the world. Here's a list of some of our favorite movies at FantasticFest.
International terrorists attempt to kidnap a wealthy couples child. Their plan comes unstuck when, a deadly Black Mamba sent by mistake instead of a harmless snake, escapes, and the ... See full summary »
Coming back from an extended business trip, Frank discovers that his girlfriend Janie is now working at a new resort hotel where the owner has given her a permanent place to stay, as well ... See full summary »
Two young lovers learn that a small group of child-like space aliens are marooned on Earth and are being held prisoner at a top secret military facility. The couple then decide to liberate ... See full summary »
Blue and Eli, two friends, have problems with women. Blue, a yet-to-be discovered painter is left by his longtime girlfriend, because she considers him too immature for a longlsting ... See full summary »
While working in a greenhouse, a man receives an insect bite after touching an exotic plant. Immediately, he falls ill and is taken to an emergency room where the doctors diagnose him as ... See full summary »
Ivan E. Roth,
In Berlin in the early 1940s, romance is forbidden between the young countess who is studying veterinary medicine and a young man she meets at the home of a former professor. But they fall ... See full summary »
A gigantic serpent is captured on a remote island and shipped to an American college for experimentation. A British millionaire and an American scientist find themselves in hot pursuit of the beast when it escapes from captivity and starts to kill innocent people. Written by
Jonathon Dabell <J.D.@pixie.ntu.ac.uk>
The idea behind this movie is actually pretty good. A giant snake with a poisonous bite kills people gruesomely; Oliver Reed is hot in pursuit. It doesn't sound bad, but the way the whole thing is executed just makes this movie flat out suck. Let's see why - half the movie you can't even understand Reed because he's whispering, the direction is dull, the storyline is a muddled mess, and to be frank the characters were all very uninteresting. Aside from this the chase scenes involving the slippery serpent were pretty good. The snake made good work of his venomous bite - causing people to have spasms and break out in giant boils. If you're an adventurous viewer I say go ahead and give it at least a rent, but no more.
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