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4.0 out of 5 stars Decent Horror Remake
This tale of a holiday gone wrong is a remake of the infamous 70's cult shocker 'Who Can Kill A Child' and features a group of kids on a remote Mexican island who suddenly one night undergo a transformation and turn into feral killers.(The reason for this is not given!).
Sounds ridiculous of course,but first time Director MAKINOV (?) plays it straight and delivers a...
Published 12 months ago by Mr. Robert A. Davies

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3.0 out of 5 stars Never stop the car...
Beth and Francis, a young married couple, are on holiday when they venture to a beautiful, but highly remote, island.

Beth is pregnant and the two are hoping to enjoy their last vacation before their baby is born. When they arrive, they notice that while there are plenty of children present, the adults all seem to be missing.

Initially attributing...
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14 of 16 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Decent Horror Remake, 7 April 2013
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Mr. Robert A. Davies (Wrexham UK) - See all my reviews
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This review is from: Come Out And Play [DVD] (DVD)
This tale of a holiday gone wrong is a remake of the infamous 70's cult shocker 'Who Can Kill A Child' and features a group of kids on a remote Mexican island who suddenly one night undergo a transformation and turn into feral killers.(The reason for this is not given!).
Sounds ridiculous of course,but first time Director MAKINOV (?) plays it straight and delivers a watchable horror pic with some gruesome scenes controversially featuring the kids themselves.
A thirty-something couple (Francis and the pregnant Beth) arrive on the island via a hired boat the morning after the children have all turned a bit 'weird'.Apart from the kids themselves the place seems devoid of any adults.The cafes and shops are eerily deserted.
But shortly afterwards Francis witnesses an injured old man beaten to death by some of the youths and after coming across a 'survivor' he learns the strange truth of what has happened on this beautiful slice of paradise.
Trying to escape the kids proves difficult as the little buggers seem to be everywhere,swiftly moving across the island as if there was a massive sale on at the local Toys R Us!.
Overall COAP is a decent chiller in the same vein as Children Of The Corn and the 1960 movie 'Village Of The Damned' where the glowing-eyed children terrorized the children of Midwich.
Recommended for a nice late-night viewing with a calming drink by your side,but best make sure the kids are in bed.We don't want to give them any ideas now do we?.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Never stop the car..., 17 Nov 2013
This review is from: Come Out And Play [DVD] (DVD)
Beth and Francis, a young married couple, are on holiday when they venture to a beautiful, but highly remote, island.

Beth is pregnant and the two are hoping to enjoy their last vacation before their baby is born. When they arrive, they notice that while there are plenty of children present, the adults all seem to be missing.

Initially attributing this to the after effects of a recent festival, they quickly realise something far more sinister.....

Come and play, or Children Of The Corn take a holiday, isn't all that bad, it just struggles With the lack of talent from the adult cast.

They aren't convincing as a couple in peril, and their (his) decisions are pretty stupid ones, like for example, lets hole ourselves up in a cell, or lets stop driving after two minutes, because the children would never follow.

The children on the other hand as chilling, like a strange hybrid of Zombie and rabid dog. The explanation as of why the children are like this is a little convoluted, but you can almost forgive its shortcomings, and the ending, which you can see coming a mile off.

Its not a complete failure, there are some unsettling moments, but its forgettable stuff.
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1.0 out of 5 stars Don't waste your time., 23 Mar 2014
This review is from: Come Out and Play (DVD)
Absolutely rubbish, couldn't wait for it to end. I wanted to give 1/2 star but it wouldn't allow me to.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Ok film., 24 Feb 2014
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This was an ok film. It was not boring and I quite enjoyed it. The kids are evil! Good acting. English with occasionally subtitles. Rubbish ending though I thought. Give it a go you may like it. :)
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3.0 out of 5 stars This could have been so much more, 30 Dec 2013
This review is from: Come Out And Play [DVD] (DVD)
Right I thought I would write a review here to set the record straight and big this film up a little. This is by no means a classic or in my book an amazingly good film however what this film is; is quite a good tv horror film. Its evident the budget was low for the film, the actors arent that great, and the direction and pass is a little sluggish but what saves this film is it has quite a good scary premise. This film wont blow you away but if you do not expect too much and want a creepy film to pass an evening then this isnt a bad watch.
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0 of 3 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Children of the Corn (with subtitles), 21 Sep 2013
This review is from: Come Out And Play [DVD] (DVD)
`Come Out to Play' is about a nice young couple who take a romantic holiday to an island. On docking their boat, they find only children, but think nothing of it and proceed into town. However, although all shops are open, not one has an employee working. But they think nothing of it and start helping themselves to food from a café. They go for a walk round the town, but can't find anyone. But they think nothing of it and go to their hotel. However, upon arriving at their hotel, they don't find anyone there. But they think nothing of it and just carry on.

This must have something to do with Darwin's `survival of the fittest' theory as these people are clearly too dumb to deserve to live.

Obviously, things finally start to go wrong at just over half way through the film when they finally realise that something is amiss. Then horrific stuff starts to happen, but, by this time, do we really care enough for these people?

If you think you might, then give it a go. I, on the other hand, really couldn't see how they wouldn't have twigged sooner that this was not a place to take your holiday.
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1 of 7 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars very disappointed, 23 Jun 2013
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not what i expected. would not recommend it. acting not up to standard. not impressed to be honest. am now selling it
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3.0 out of 5 stars drags on not much to it, 16 May 2013
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i thought it would have been good but it was ok there isent much to it really it was slow quite boring and made no sense
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1.0 out of 5 stars Mmmmmmmmm!!!!!!!, 19 May 2013
This review is from: Come Out And Play [DVD] (DVD)
Sorry but I found this film Reely boring. There wasn't even a good story line to it and it didn't make any sence
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