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Carny (2009)

TV Movie  -   -  Fantasy | Horror | Sci-Fi  -  25 April 2009 (USA)
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A devilish creature escapes from a carnival to wreak havoc on a small town.

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The Gentle Giant (as Gustave Ouimet)
Yvette Harper Pouliotte ...
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A devilish creature escapes from a carnival to wreak havoc on a small town.

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A stilt walker crosses behind Lou and in the next scene is at ground level minus the jacket, spinning a fire staff as Lou walks toward him. See more »

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References Predator (1987) See more »

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Pray for Dawn
Music by Terry Plumeri
Lyrics by Lou Diamond Phillips
Performed by Lou Diamond Phillips
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Above Average for Sci-Fi Ch
25 April 2009 | by (Harpers Ferry, WV USA) – See all my reviews

I was pleasantly surprised by this Sci-Fi Channel entry. There were some credible makeup and physical effects, a number of competent actors supporting a script that avoided many of the more common clichés for what has become its own genre, the Sci-Fi Channel monster flick usually produced in Canada.

Lou Diamond Phillips stars, cast yet again as a small town sheriff battling things that fly and/or creep whilst chewing scenery, secondary characters and extras at will. It isn't BATS, but its not a crap fest either. Another treat -- the music did not appear to be library music but supported the scenes rather well. A genuine jump inducer in the 2nd act and some graphic gore and another jump in the 3rd made this a "7" in my book.

Oh yeah, and a minimum of shaky camera work and random zooming in and out. Bless the D of P for not inflicting that on the audience.


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