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Necessary Evil (2008)

R  |   |  Thriller  |  31 December 2008 (USA)
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A scientist is testing a demonic drug on people in his secret lab. A cop and a female reporter try to stop him.

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A scientist is testing a demonic drug on people in his secret lab. A cop and a female reporter try to stop him.

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Please don't waste your money on this turkey!
2 January 2010 | by (Japan) – See all my reviews

Yet again, I am in the doghouse. My wife and I take turns to select DVDs and it was my turn to get the latest episode of "Lost" and one other. Knowing Lance Henriksen, I thought this might be OK, I was sadly mistaken. There is virtually no plot, much of the acting is barely above high school play level, and Henricksen's (?) voice-overs, instead of injecting a sense of "film-noir" into the mix are simply irritating. Even the monster effects are about as frightening as something out of a Godzilla flick. One of the other reviewers expressed regrets that this garbage didn't reach a wider audience. My regret, apart from renting it in the first place is that they even bothered to make it. Some editions have a "Species" type cover that looks pretty cool. Don't be fooled, Species is a clever and entertaining little franchise. This is pure, unadulterated crap.


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