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Parasite
Parasite
Actors: Gary Condes, Saskia Gould, Conrad Whitaker, G.W. Stevens, Margaret Thompson
Director: Andrew Prendergast
Genres: Action & Adventure, Indie & Art House, Horror, Science Fiction & Fantasy
R     2004     1hr 33min


     
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Actors: Gary Condes, Saskia Gould, Conrad Whitaker, G.W. Stevens, Margaret Thompson
Director: Andrew Prendergast
Creators: Andrew Prendergast, Chris Kingsley, Alan Coulson, Jason Kingsley, Paul Mackman, Richard Stacey
Genres: Action & Adventure, Indie & Art House, Horror, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Sub-Genres: Action & Adventure, Indie & Art House, Horror, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Studio: First Look Pictures
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 03/23/2004
Release Year: 2004
Run Time: 1hr 33min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: R (Restricted)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

How to make a bad movie.........
Andre Villemaire | Canada | 01/03/2006
(2 out of 5 stars)

"I dont see too much originality here, seems the story is borrowed
from multiple of other movies.
1. Boring script
2. Very Boring actors/actresses
3. Creature looks good, but its always in the dark and too many
quick shots, could have been lot better.
4. Too much crawling around air ducts...what a waste of film.
I cant even recommend this one for a viewing....maybe after a keg
of beer it might look good."
Amazingly Bad
Joshua Koppel | Chicago, IL United States | 07/25/2005
(1 out of 5 stars)

"An oil company has run afoul of a environmentalist group. They step up testing on a new agent for cleaning decommissioned oil rigs and facilities. But due to some mix up, too much cleaner is used and a nasty bit of wildlife mutates into a fast-breeding killer.

This is really bad and completely lacking in continuity. The crack cleaning team includes a drunk and a worker who sleeps too much. After the boss yells at the drunk for lack of professionalism, the boss falls asleep in the radio room. An entire oil rig is to be cleaned with sprayers and about five gallons of cleaner. The team includes a new guy but they have been all working together. There are an awful lot of working lights whenever there is no power. The dial on the main generator says it puts out 25 volts. For no reason at all the drunk climbs into an air shaft to get a drink. Once it is known that the creatures move through the ducts, people decide to take refuge in them. One guy is afraid they won't make it off the rig and hides, he has the keys to get off but no one tells him this. The environmentalists arrived on an outboard raft but there is no way off the rig (where did the raft go?). There is reference to another rig with similar trouble but it would not have had the cleaner. One character calls them parasites but they exhibit no parasitic behavior. Terrorist spend a lot of time downloading a laptop that is not connected to anything (why didn't they just take it?). The gratuitous nude scene involves a woman taking a shower with a man she hates. And on and on and on.

The effects are terrible. The creatures look like flat computer game monsters most of the time. We don't know what they are or where they came from. The acting is really bad and the sets look nothing like an oil rig (probably a studio boiler room). The rig is made up entirely of flammable materials except where it crumbles like wet sand. I can really see no reason for this film to exist or to be watched."
SLUGFEST
Michael Butts | Martinsburg, WV USA | 08/16/2004
(3 out of 5 stars)

"PARASITE is one of those CGI effects laden movies that doesn't really meet our standards. However, for some schlock thrills and some bad acting, it manages to be one of those okay "B" movies.
The monsters themselves look like slugs with teeth, and most of the time, one can tell they're not anywhere near real. The claustrophobic oil rig setting helps with atmosphere and there are some intense scenes. The acting on the whole is barely adequate, no one in particular standing out. The direction is pedestrian, but Andrew Prendergast keeps the action moving well, after a sluggish (no pun intended) start.
Not bad, but I'd rent and not buy."