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This likable forth entry in the series doesn't pack quite the punch of its predecessors but is still entertaining. Taking the basic premise back to the wild west was a clever touch, Michael Gross is quite good playing a character diametrically opposed to the one he played in the other movies and Bill Drago is good (as always) playing a super-cool gunfighter. Still, the first hour feels a bit sluggish at times, closer in spirit to the amusing but not especially exciting Tremors television series than the movies. Around the middle is a genuinely thrilling sequence and the ending is also reasonably exciting. Not as white-knuckle intense as anything from the other movies but it did cause me to cry out with the occasional "whoah!" I would call this worth watching if you're into the series or just want to see a pretty well done monster movie.
But after four movies the series may be getting tired. My advice: time to turn it into a videogame.
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