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I watched this movie a few nights ago and was pleasantly surprised. I was expecting a god-awful film with lame characters, worse dialogue and little or no shots of the creature.
The plot is formulaic of course, but if you're looking for a movie that's so bad it's good this is a good one to watch. The opening is a real stinker that'll have you rolling on the floor.
The creature in CGI form is laughable in most shots (especially the first) but isn't all that bad for a low budget flick. The animatronic creature looks surprisingly good. The gore isn't half bad either. John Rys-Davies is a good an actor as always and makes up for the less than perfect performances by the others.
The movie is chalk full of laughs; intentional or not, they are great.
In one of the few indoor shots, the lighting is set up so bad that poor Mr. Davies is sweating like a pig under the heat, his forehead shining like a light bulb. The hired hunter carries in his armament a "tranquilizer gun" that is obviously a cheapo paintball gun they probably picked up from Wal-mart. There is a totally cheesy battle between the cat and a knife wielding camper. It's great. Oh, and watch for the nod to Kevin Smith.
This movie is totally worth your time if you're a fan of bad but satisfying films. I will proudly display this in my collection.
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