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We're here for the Crites.Well the first 2 anyway.
on 24 July 2011
The first Critters is a five-star ball of fun -an underrated 80s gem-it has a great atmosphere to it. The design of the Critters are great and iv watched this film alot over the years and its still alot of fun everytime.People always said its a Gremlins rip off and thats OK with me becuase i love Gremlins!Oh and Johnny Steele is the man!.Critters 2 is a 3 star film. Not bad,and feels like a proper sequel with main character Brad Brown and town drunk/intergalactic bounty hunter Charlie McFadden returning from the first film and the ending of the first film leads right into this one.Decent effects and the 'Critters ball' blew my mind as a kid. Critters 3 and 4 are 1 star films.Cheap poor straight to video sequels that were filmed back to back.Now im all for cheap straight to video movies but these are just terrible.3 is almost passable but Critters 4 is an unwatchable bore.It even reuses effects shots from the first film!At least Charlie McFadden and Ug appeared in 3 and 4 giving the 4 films some connection. Well worth getting for the price as its probably cheaper than hunting down Critters 1 and 2 separately.