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It almost got Lisa.
No, it wanted Deputy Wargle first, it wants men like him most of all.
What do you mean it wants men like him?
Well, it's the devil, don't you think, come up from hell tonight? I think he wants to dance with us.
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This may have been based on a Dean Koontz novel, but Phantoms should acknowledge itself as being an unofficial remake of an old Hammer Studios film, X The Unknown, with which it shares it's main antagonist. The only real difference is that Phantoms lends a more mystical slant to the idea (though primarily just at the beginning of the movie).
As a horror film, this movie is fun...very reminiscent of a good old 50's or 60's horror movie that immediately immerses you in the situation. The one problem with the film is that each character is interesting by themselves, but they don't really gel together that well as a whole. Peter O'Toole is at his quirky best, and Ben Affleck is always enjoyable, so it's really hard to complain about that.
The SFX are okay to middling, but work well with the atmospheric cinematography.
Definitely worth a rent!
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