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That Little Monster (1994)

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A young teenage girl is hired by a strange couple to watch their baby for the night. What the babysitter doesn't know is how strange the couple is, and exactly what kind of baby she is watching over.

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Paul Bunnell

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Paul Bunnell
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Cast

Cast overview:
Melissa Baum Melissa Baum ... Jamie
Reggie Bannister ... Twelvetrees
Andi Wenning Andi Wenning ... Mrs. Willock
William Mills William Mills ... Mr. Willock
Forrest J. Ackerman ... Edward Van Groan
Wolper Willock Wolper Willock ... Baby (Wolper Willock)
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A young teenage girl is hired by a strange couple to watch their baby for the night. What the babysitter doesn't know is how strange the couple is, and exactly what kind of baby she is watching over.

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Around these parts, the buffalo roam to an entirely different tune.

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Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 March 1994 (USA) See more »

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$30,000 (estimated)
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Dolby

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The voice of Baby Wolper was that of writer/director Paul Bunnell. See more »

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Himself: Regardless of what you heard, it wasn't the Paul Bunnell Story.
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"Wolper Willock" is listed with the rest of the regular cast when in fact this "actor" is really a special effects puppet. See more »

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Features Going Spanish (1934) See more »

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That Little Monster
Written by Jerry Danielsen
Performed by Peter Renaday (as Pete Renaday)
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"A splendiferous concoction of visual delights!"
14 July 2003 | by Miss VickiSee all my reviews

I finally saw this indescribable film tonight! What a splendiferous concoction of visual delights and laughs.

I most loved and appreciated the photography/lighting, the fantastic camera angles and all the imaginatives (the surreal scenes--this is a weak description for what I'm trying to describe).

Paul Bunnell has a good feel for the camera, and how what he sees in the camera will appear to the audience, and what effect if will have.

The humour in this black comedy reminded me of Joe Dante's

"Gremlins."

Of course, I see "Eraserhead" resemblances, from the industrial drone in the beginning, to the different use of time--painfully slow, detailed and bizarre--I love them all.

I liked the composed music (the last chord came to a "resolution," but with very disturbing notes in it). The two songs sung out of the blue by the father--is this what the DVD notes mean by a Gene Autry movie? And that 20's 78rpm record--I liked it.

Was there anything I didn't like? Let me think. Oh, I have more I liked. Forry Ackerman--beautiful lighting, macabre, his delivery was quite fitting. And I like the "heroine's" acting.

Even the length was good--a real "B" film length.

Isn't that funny? I can't think of any criticism. I'm serious. I'll leave it at that.


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