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Writer/director Douglas Schulze was inspired by Clive Barker's Hellraiser and wanted to do the same here.
So he sets about creating a makeshift plot with plenty of holes in it. The film is set in the night and so the photography is in the dark and you will have to turn your TV's brightness up in order to see some of the mutants in the film.
I don't think you even reach the half-way point of the film before you fall asleep, drill some holes in your head or smash your TV set in sheer desperation.
Why John Saxon signed up for this (possibly he was in desperate need for money), I don't know. Anyway he has a small role in the film and only appears at certain instances in the film.
Plot: College Professor Jones (John Saxon) uses some students as guinea-pigs, injecting them with a drug that mutates them. These mutants are obedient to Jones and he uses them to weed out some more subjects for his experiments. The term "survival of the fittest" seems to be the theme here, or "mutants vs humans" in an all out battle for survival.
I have written this review as a final word NOT TO SEE THIS FILM UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. As a horror viewer for over 25 years and I have seen at least a 1000 horror films, my message is again - STEER CLEAR OF THIS ONE.
Points 1/10 = garbage.
P.S if such a film was directed by Barker himself or Romero or Cronenberg - it would have turned out very differently. In the end it is the DIRECTION THAT COUNTS.
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