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September 11, 2011

CREATURE

Creature Everything about "Creature" screams B-movie. To that end this gritty little video nasty pulls out every low-budget stop toward sexing up and grossing out its audience. Using many of the exact same clichés as the currently running cheese-fest "Shark Night 3D," director Fred Andrews manages to at least have more fun along the way.

There's something to be said for a dirty little horror movie that exists entirely to give pubescent teenagers something to blab about between gasps and groans.

Creature,' by Fred M. Andrews - Review - The New York Times

If you have to ask what "Creature" is about, you're probably not film's target audience. The remote back country of Louisiana hides a community with its share of secret history. A few generations ago a giant crocodile did a number on the wrong man’s incestuous mate. Our prototypical cave man took out his vengeful aggression in a fairly disgusting but transformative way. Now, the locals must feed the half-man-half-gator monster. Enter a half-dozen twentysomething brawny and bitchy tourists to provide some barely clad fodder for said hungry creature.

Creature (2011 film) ~ Complete Wiki | Ratings | Photos | Videos | Cast

Topless chicks, check; intimidating yokels at the gas station, check; would-be lesbians fooling around, check, lots of bloody mayhem, check. "Creature" should have gone straight to video. Since it's playing on a few big screens, at least "Shark Night" could get some competition.

Creature (2011)

Rated R. 93 mins.

2 Stars

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