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Directed by Brett Leonard, Man-Thing is based on a comic book series of the same name from Marvel Comics. When one of real-estate tycoon F.A. Schist's crewmen is killed while developing a drilling station, it's the local Seminole Indian tribe who are blamed, though they know that the real culprit is the Man-Thing, a vengeful Spirit inhabiting the body of fallen radical shaman, Ted Sallis. The monster resembles a towering mound of algae and plant life, with powers that can command plant life to
Jun 14, 2005
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While the special effects are really good, and the directing is decent, this just ends up becoming a really bad movie botching a really good concept...
the creature, a rather underwhelming specimen of plant life with glowing red CGI eyes, is only a little more wooden than the film's human characters.
Too lame to be genuinely entertaining, not stupid enough throughout to be laughable.
This is easily the worst comic book movie ever made, and no, I haven't forgotten about the original Punisher adaptation.
As by-the-numbers as Bingo... A far bigger blow than anything Linda Lovelace could've bought to the table
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