Alec Holland Ray Wise , and a sexy government agent, Alice Cable Adrienne Barneau , have developed a secret formula that could end world hunger and change. Not content to have the formula, Arcane also kidnaps Alice and holds her hostage as he begins to experiment with Holland's formula. He does have superpowers, as is made clear when he is able to miraculously cure some victims who have become collateral damage in Arcane's swamp escapades. Barbeau and Craven both mention in various supplements included on this Blu-ray that Swamp Thing turned out to be decidedly different from what was originally planned. It turns out the mercenaries are working for a mastermind named Antone Arcane Louis Jourdan , a supervillain who is convinced that Holland's formula to create mutated vegetation will help him to attain superpowers don't go looking for much logic in this enterprise, as there frequently isn't any. Final Thoughts It's been so long since I'd last seen Swamp Thing that all I'd remembered was Barbeau's boobies.
The run time for the green version is 93 minutes. Looting the lab and kidnapping Cable, Arcane douses Holland with the chemicals and leaves him for dead. Swamp Thing is neither as scary nor as funny as it really could have been, but it's still enjoyable most of the time, aided by Barbeau's earnestness and a surprisingly well done villain turn by the ultra-suave Jourdan. Set in a Louisiana bog Craven states the film was actually shot in South Carolina , Swamp Thing details the trials of Dr. Alec Holland, hidden away in the depths of a murky swamp, is trying to create a new species - a combination of animal and plant capable of adapting and thriving in the harshest conditions.
Little do they know, however, that their arch nemesis, Arcane, is plotting to steal the serum for his own selfish schemes. Except that I just did. Really cool to see this was filmed in my state of residence, South Carolina, though. Wes Craven departs from his usual gore to make a comic book hero into a comic book movie, with lots of action and derring-do. Holland in his own formula and set the poor guy ablaze. Alec Holland Ray Wise , and a sexy government agent, Alice Cable Adrienne Barbeau , have developed a secret formula that could end world hunger and change civilisation forever. This is around the same time that Mr.
Perhaps that's only fitting, though. » Show more for Swamp Thing Blu-ray. There seems to be a slightly buried remnant of a film that was meant to be an outright parody, but which got dialed back a bit into a cheesier B-movie ambience, for whatever reason. Swamp Thing is presented on Blu-ray courtesy of Scream Factory, an imprint of Shout! Alec Holland, hidden away in the depths of a murky swamp, is trying to create a new species - a combination of animal and plant capable of adapting and thriving in the harshest conditions. His body had been drenched in the bio-restorative formula, and this affected the plant life of the swamp, imbuing it with Alec's consciousness and memories. The problem of global hunger never seems to find a really satisfying solution in films. Director: Writers: , , Starring: , , , , , Producers: , » Swamp Thing Blu-ray Review The less than credible hulk.
The first release has now become a collector's item, fetching some unholy prices on various online auction sites, and some fans were probably hoping against hope that this new Scream Factory Blu-ray would contain the controversial footage, either in the form of the international cut, or at least as bonus material. It's campy, it's corny, it's colorful and for the most part a good deal of B-level fun. Munn gives some biographical data about himself, but gets into some nice detail about a bunch of the effects in the film. It's a fast moving romp in the swamp. This film puts you in a time warp and brings back fond memories of your childhood. And all of it's so darn kitschy and fun that we're willing to overlook the fact that Swamp Thing's costume looks like a vine-covered green trashbag.
Swamp Thing 1982 Swamp Thing Blu-ray offers solid video and great audio in this fan-pleasing Blu-ray release Deep in the Florida Everglades, a brilliant scientist, Dr. Related Torrents Added Size Seeders Leechers 4 months ago 1. Considering the age and the budget of the flick we're discussing, you'll probably be quite pleasantly surprised by how good the movie looks. Arcane, desperate for the formula attempts to capture the Swamp Thing. The overall image is rather gauzily soft most of the time, though fine detail rises to very good levels in close-ups.
Fun stuff for the pre-teen in all of us. That said, this is a typical B movie from the 80's. Additionally, the new widescreen albeit non-anamorphic transfer is the best this film's ever looked, and I must say I have a new appreciation for it. Swamp Thing teeters precariously close to camp a lot of the time, but the good news is, the filmmakers seemed to know that going in, and so the film has a rather breezily self-deprecating sense of humor. Carpenter , whom I had seen the year before in Escape From New York and The Fog, when she had her image and figure indelibly burned into my long-term memory. I found Swamp Thing to be rather bleak. Deep in Florida's darkest everglades, a brilliant scientist, Dr.
Deep in Florida's darkest everglades, a brilliant scientist, Dr. Dynamic range is fairly wide, helped by some explosions and other mayhem. For some reason it was edited out of the U. The newly conscious plant life formed a semblance of a human form and rose up from the bog as the Swamp Thing, the latest in a long line of Earth elementals created when The Green was in need of protection. Unfortunately he becomes subject of his own creation and is transformed. In the meantime, a monstrous creature has shown up in the swamp who seems to be a bizarre hybrid of human and vegetation. Grain is quite abundant and at times overwhelms process shots as should be expected and darker sequences.
British label Screenbound Pictures has sent us a newly remastered original trailer for its new Blu-ray release of Jim Wynorski's The Return of Swamp Thing 1989 , starring Louis Jourdan, Heather Locklear, Sarah Douglas, Ace Mask, and Monique Gabrielle. Alec Holland Ray Wise , and a sexy government agent, Alice Cable Adrienne Barbeau , have developed a secret formula that could end world hunger and change civilisation forever. Swamp Thing is a great piece of cinema history and should be released again. An explosive chase ensues that ultimately ends with a confrontation between Holland and a changed Arcane. An explosive chase ensues that ultimately ends with a confrontation between Holland and a changed Arcane.
Deep in Florida's darkest everglades, a brilliant scientist, Dr. Ferrett and Bruno - thugs working for Nathan Ellery - barged into Alec's lab, knocked him out, and planted a bomb in the facility. Complete, uncut, and unrated includes the infamous bathing scene. This is actually one film that might have benefited from a 5. I was lucky enough to buy this right after it came out, coz certain schmucks decided to pull this dvd. Looking back, it's funny to think that Wes Craven directed this film, but I prefer all of his old stuff to the crud he does now. For whatever reason when a new edition comes out that deletes prior edition's content the value for the original edition goes up.