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Eye Of The Beast (2006/RHI Maneater DVD Series/Genius)


Picture: C+     Sound: C+     Extras: D     Feature: D



If the RHI Maneater series was not so bad, it might be laughable and unintentionally funny, but junk like Gary Yates’ Eye Of The Beast (2006) with an in-decline James (“I don’t want your liiiiiiiiiiiife”) Van Der Beek as its star, you quickly root for the rubber and digital giant octopus to win in its battle to slowly kill off a town of people.  You only wonder if it has to be as bored as it is hungry.


Besides bad effects that deserve an Ed Wood award, you get acting of the same low caliber, except they honestly think they are more respectable.  Mark Mullins’ teleplay makes all the 1970s rip-offs of Jaws look ambitious and if you are not bored watching it, you will likely just fall asleep.  We were not so lucky.


The anamorphically enhanced 1.78 X 1 image was shot on HD of some kind and looks poor, with only a lack of aliasing issues stopping it from looking phonier, though color is not so hot.  The Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo is weak and what little sound design is here thinks loud equals creative.  There are no extras and for good reason.



-   Nicholas Sheffo


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