Freaks of Nature (review)
This opened Fri 10/30 without ANY pre-opening reviews or advertising. That either means that Columbia Pictures is hoping to develop a quirky cult classic or they’re minimizing their expenses on a known loser. In this case, unquestionably the latter. It’s set in a small town where humans, zombies and vampires live together until an alien invasion causes panic. While the concept has potential, the execution is a disaster (and not in a good sense). The action is sloppy, the effects are dull and the characters aren’t interesting (despite B-listers like Dennis Leary, Bob Odenkirk & Keegan-Michael Key hamming it up). To make matters worse, an unoriginal high-school romance dominates way too much screen time. This miserable failure is doomed to disappear as quietly as it appeared.
(1 / 5)