The Blob (1988) – Review, Rating and Synopsis

The Blob (1988) - Rating, Synopsis, Review

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  • Release Date:  1988
  • Genre:  Neo-monsters
  • Cast and Crew: Kevin Dillon, Shawnee Smith, Candy Clark, Joe Seneca, Del Close, Paul McCrane, Sharon Spelman, Frank Collison, Bill Moseley, Robert Axelrod, Ricky Paull Goldin
  • Director:  Chuck Russell
  • Screenwriter:  Chuck Russell, Frank Darabont, Irvine H. Millgate

The Blob (1988) Rating:

  • Dylan = 8 / 10;
  • Raoul = 3.5 / 10;
  • IMDb = 6.5 / 10;
  • Rotten Tomatoes = 5.9 / 10;

The Blob (1988) Synopsis:

A deadly substance from another planet crashes onto earth and does two horrible things: growing and eating up everything on its way.

The Blob (1988) Review:

This a remake of the 1958’s movie of the same name. To be honest, I’ve always had a problem with that movie that most consider a “classic”. Because of its cult status, the first time I watched it I was really expecting something either hugely entertaining or, at least, kitsch and somehow funny in the vein of Attack of the Killer Clown. Instead, I got a boring B movie. Thereee are a few scenes in which the blob attacks which are pretty cool, but they are extremely scarce (you can almost see all of them if you watch the trailer). I understand that The Blob can get funny if you are hugely into B-movies, or simply in the right mood, but I personally have a hard time recommending it.

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