With her life at a crossroads, 25 year old Sophie Conway returns home to the small town she always wanted to forget. Once home, she is faced with the friends and lovers she left behind, a tangled relationship with her Mother, and Harry Pleasant, an Alzheimer's Disease patient who, in an opposing way, shares Sophie's struggle to remember.
First of all, if you're expecting a "horror" film you might be
Why? Because this is SO much more than horror film. Creature Unknown is
a true "creature feature"; it's an exciting sci-fi thriller. The story
is pretty good, with a lot of surprising twists.
Of course, with Emmy nominated special make-up effects guru, Michael
in the director's chair, you know you're in for a visual treat.
Chase Masterson (Star Trek Deep Space Nine) leads a cast of young
actors that you should really keep an eye on. Especially Maggie Grace
(Amanda). Ms. Grace has already been seen on such
shows as "Oliver Beane", "CSI: Miami" and movie of the week, "12 Mile
Road", starring opposite Tom Selleck. And look for her this fall on the
new show "Lost". This girl is going places. The film is shot on High
Def video, so visually it's far better than your average low budget "B"
Anyway, the movie is entertaining and the creature is amazing (kudos to
actor Lou Klein). Let's hope we see more from Michael Burnett in the
I highly recommend that you rent or buy this DVD, turn down the lights,
some popcorn and enjoy.
My rating for "Creature Unknown" is 9.5/10.
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