“A very decent shocker with great key performances, nicely set shocks . . . and then there's the monsters, who are first rate.” - SEARCH MY TRASH
By the time the mid 1990s rolled around, producer Charles Band had established a rich history of H.P. Lovecraft adaptations like RE-ANIMATOR and FROM BEYOND. But the ever-expanding straight-to-video market demanded that movies inject a little extra spice to stand out on rental shelves. So the master of the macabre’s classic 1922 story of subterranean mutations was updated and overhauled with a heapin’ helpin’ of extreme explosions, blazing bullets, craven criminals, and blasting barrels of blood blood BLOOD! Jeffrey Combs (RE-ANIMATOR) triumphantly returns to the Lovecraftian screen as an anguished academic who’s aware of the flesh-ripping secrets of a small northeastern township that’s slowly being swallowed by a cannibalistic cabal.