Saturday, October 24, 2009


Slither [2006] is just good, gory, scarefest fun. It has its moments to creep you right the heck out, but it's usually followed by a laugh. This is a fresh take on the zombie idea and the whole Invasion Of The Body Snatchers concept and fresh mainly thanks to Writer/ Director James Gunn. The dialogue sparkles throughout the film as a band of local yokels attempt to survive an alien takeover by space slugs that force massive human mutilation - never a good thing.

Our dear Firefly lead Nathan Fillion stars with Elizabeth Banks and keeps a fairly good fright film light and funny throughout. The film is Rated R and not for the squeamish, but Fillion is hysterical as local sheriff Bill Pardy. This is a pretty good example of the kind of scares and laughter mixed throughout Slither. It's definitely one of the best of the genre in years.
Tell me Fillion isn't a flat out character! It's freakin' brilliant! You even get Jenna Fischer from The Office.

This is nasty stuff.

Is that not the funniest line ever?! F'ed up indeed, but a cult classic to be sure!

Slither: A

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