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Demons meets Gremlins,
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This review is from: Demons 2 - The Nightmare Returns: Director's Cut [DVD]  (DVD)
This is rather like the thrash metal of horror films.
The soundtrack is truly appalling - it goes from barely audible to just audible, with dialogue hardly discernable. Sometimes the picture flickers so you assume it has been transferred from a VHS tape.
I guess the story revolves around a birthday party for a young woman held in high-rise apartment. Quite why she shuts herself away to watch a horror film on TV when her pals are partying in the next room is confusing. Anyway, the demon who enters her life (via the TV screen) and her own transformation into a maleviolent creature are suitably horrible.
There are periods in the film where little happens and should have been edited out. For example, one of the party guests is left standing outside and we see too much of him doing nothing.
Another major let-down with the film is the ridiculous and childish creature that erupts from a demonized child. It looks like it is straight from the Gremlins films and ends up in some unfunny chase in a sequence that had me thinking of a Laurel & Hardy film. If only it was of that quality.
As for the extras, I could not find any commentry but there is a short film that is more interesting than the main feature. It ends suddenly so I guess its a taster - but there is nothing to explain its inclusion.
I saw Demons 20 years ago and remember it being better than "2" - like the other reviews here suggest it is.