And on to another entry from the Spawn of Satan 4-pack. I’m attempting to go from the better entries to the most horrible. I’ve only been able to manage to skim them, so it’s a rough guess, but I figure reverse chronological order might also be a good bet.
Unlike The [Screaming], which had somewhat of a plot and sort of went somewhere, this just makes a huge mess out of a simple plot, but fails so gloriously that I can’t help but like it to some degree. There’s really no saving grace presented here, it’s all bad from top to bottom. However the badness does make it interesting to a degree, so that prevents the dreaded so-bad-it’s-actually-bad syndrome.
Within the first week strange things start happening and a huge hole in the basement wall appears and leads into an endless tunnel. The ‘tunnel’ is a crude overlay onto the normal wall and does such a poor job of portraying depth, that I thought it was just a stain with a dot. However later we get a camera angle from within the tunnel, which is even more poorly executed, but you can finally get the idea.
Later on the bug comes back and gives us a deus-ex-machina of sorts by explaining how they have been here unnoticed since the dinosaurs. This goes on for a while, but explains little else since you can’t understand a word of the bug’s distorted voice. You can piece together parts from the priest’s response, but for the most part you’re still confused.
But of interest is the uncanny similarity between the husbands best friend, and Simon from our Zombie series: