RE-ANIMATOR

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It had been such a long time since I first laid my eyes upon the classic Re-Animator that I had forgotten most of what happens in the movie. I figured it would be good to go back and revisit the film not only for nostalgia sake, but to prepare myself for the sequels I have never seen. Re-Animator is about a medical scientist obsessed with bringing the freshly deceased back to life with his fluorescent glowing green mystery serum. He does everything he can to further his experiments, including convincing a fellow med student to be his “Igor”. Things begin to spiral out of control as the scientist starts leaving behind a wake of alive-yet-dead subjects.

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The movie brings an outstanding package of gore and comedy akin to the Evil Dead series. The practical effects were great, especially the scene where the surgeon opens up a cadaver’s skull after peeling back the skin. Enough to make me squirm! The re-animated bodies all looked disgusting in a good way as well. Of course the cat attack was my favorite scene!

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Re-Animator does start to get a bit too wild towards the end. The plot gets a little too unreasonable and nudity is presented in a way that can only be interpreted as blatant shock value. The final fate of the scientist is pretty laughable too, but in a movie as campy as this you either come prepared to laugh or you end up hating it. Now if only the sequels can hold up to this…

4 lime green needles out of 5

★★★★☆

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