Director: Mick Garris

Starring: Brian Krause, Madchen Amick, Alice Krige

Nomadic mother and son Charles and Mary Brady (Brian Krause and Star Trek: First Contact’s Alice Krige) move into a new town, hiding a terrible secret: they are shape shifting cat-like creatures hunting for teenage virgins to prey on! This time, though, they’ve picked on the wrong victim: a resourceful and resilient high-school student (Twin Peaks totty Madchen Amick)…

On the scale of Stephen King movies, from Maximum Overdrive to The Shawshank Redemption, this rates somewhere between Children of the Corn and Cujo. Some nice effects, above-average direction, and cameo roles from horror enfant terribles John Landis, Joe Dante, Tobe Hooper, Clive Barker and King himself will reward completists. The disc’s 1.85:1 anamorphic widescreen transfer is acceptable, and the 2.0 surround sound mix (at 192kbps) is none too shabby. The only extras are text profiles of Garris and King. Cat lovers are warned to steer well clear…









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