- Format: NTSC
- Language: English
- Region: Region A/1
- Number of discs: 1
- Average Customer Review: 3.5 out of 5 stars See all reviews (324 customer reviews)
- ASIN: B001GQUBTC
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #35,949 in DVD (See Top 100 in DVD)
A logical part of my mind knows that we are scared of what our own minds imagine as threats (after all, having a literal ton of blood dumped on Kathleen Quinlan is more ridiculous than scary), and that we are simply fooled by the gory imagery into thinking of every possible terror that could be lurking in the shadows. I warn all viewers, thinking about this movie logically is not an option; it plays to our most basic fears of the unknown and, of course, Hell in Space (a popular theme with the horror genre, including such "classics" as Alien and Jason X).
Knowing that it is not physically possible for such a universe-piercing machine to exist (even such a handsomely designed machine) doesn't lessen the terror, because every instant is fraught with tension, so there's no time to think about anything. Even the relatively calm beginning is nerve-wracking, because we've all seen horror movies, so we know what to expect, and we react preemptively.
In truth, it's not a very good movie (for a normal movie, I would barely give it two stars).
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