God gave us a brain to use. This show, unfortunately, will make you lose it.
Canada has had one of the saddest track records when it comes to making sci-fi and horror films/shows. The only good ones, it seemed, were the GINGER SNAPS series. Now comes along a TV show with a somewhat promising premise, the idea of an old 195o's cheesy giant monster movie being introduced to the twenty-first century on the small screen with the setting presumably in Canada. It was actually by accident that I had found this. I was merely flipping through the channels when I had stumbled upon this. As I watched, the more irritated I grew, for not only had it proved that Canada is inept at making giant monster films (or in this case, a bearable show), but it was the next thing to Uwe Boll.
The plot concerns four upper-class teenagers who engage in seemingly constant and ludicrous battles with various kinds of creatures created by a man with a painfully bad German accent named Von Klaus from his film projector. This "elite" group would come to the aid of both the city as well as the Mayor, an irritating and loathsome fellow who is a joke as a politician. There are so many plot holes and major gaps of logic that one would have thought that Ed Wood was still alive. For instance, in one episode (stupid me, I know, but I thought at the time that what I was watching was just a bad episode and that there may be some "good" ones), the Monster Warriors battled mutant bats with impossibly large teeth. The teeth would drop out of their mouthes (stay with me here) as a DEFENCE MECHANISM, according to one these 'geniuses'! I felt like screaming YOU IDIOT, HE NEEDS A TOOTHBRUSH AND DENTAL FLOSS! Or better yet the Mayor. You mean to tell me that no civilian will object to a person who doesn't spend a dime on national security or law enforcement? What rubbish! Oh yeah, in one episode there was a "Special Forces" team, but those guys were complete losers! There were no women in Special Forces groups (common complaint, I know, but the woman in this group was FAR too young to be part of any Special Forces unit), and not one even had the same BUILD as a Special Forces commando. If there were giant gorillas, I'd call in the Marines, or at least the Army, but NOPE, not here! They rely on our "heroes." LOL. Now,in terms of characters, they were ALL irritating. They consisted of wealthy, dashing, handsome and beautiful characters, but not one seemed to have a single brain in their skulls. What, you mean to tell me that these losers could take on a creature the size of a T-REX? Other issues include the creatures themselves. They look more like they were taken from some rejected Dreamcast game that never got made. The lighting makes them look worse. It's kind of sad. What would have been entertaining only turned out to be nothing more than toilet paper. Don't bother watching unless you have no other reason to live. No, scratch that, don't bother watching at all.
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