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A cheeky, great-looking, thoughtfully loopy creature feature about the lure and dangers of cutting-edge gene splicing. Read full review
The film takes itself frivolously when that's appropriate--some of it is charmingly silly--and seriously when, as is often the case, all sorts of good surprises are unleashed. Read full review
The film's greatest accomplishment is its ability to change tone at least three times without losing the audience. Read full review
Unsettling, intelligent, and way-out-there. Read full review
Played as a child by Abigail Chu and as an adult by Delphine Chanéac, Dren morphs into a special-effects miracle, sexy and scary in equal doses. Read full review
The movie begins to run out of gas as it racks up a body count, but even the mad-scientist and I-created-a-monster clichés are contorted satisfyingly enough. Read full review
Writer/director Vincenzo Natali takes his tale in some truly icky directions, not quite making it into Cronenbergland but going far enough to elicit solid 'ewww' laughs from the crowd. Read full review
For all its surface seriousness, Splice is a regulation monster movie. So however somber it gets, it's never truly thought-provoking, and however outrageous it gets, it's still always 20 minutes behind the audience. It's just too dumb to be serious and too slow to be entertaining.
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It's good to see Polley back on screen, after her successful turn behind the camera directing 2006's "Away From Her." She brings a measure of intelligence to the one-dimensional role. Read full review
Splice is an unholy mess because it fuses together the worst parts of every bad medical-monster thriller, and then boldly cranks up the ridiculous. Read full review
Mommy, Daddy and Chicken-Monster Makes 3
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Weird science, bad parenting.
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