The Blob Reviews

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November 2, 2019
After Invasion of the Body Snatchers, The Thing, and The Fly demonstrated that classic 1950s fantasy flicks could be reconfigured in new and exciting ways, The Blob took a step backward, offering gorier effects but little else to absorb.
September 4, 2019
'The Blob' manages to be above average. [Full Review in Spanish]
August 7, 2019
The effects are better, the deaths are gorier, but ultimately the film lack's the original's sincere charm.
July 3, 2019
Stunning practical effects work, a great story with great characters, and a huge sense of fun, it's a shame that The Blob doesn't have as big of a following as it should have.
March 4, 2019
All we get is sullen Kevin Dillon subbing for Steve and a bigger, nastier lump that bloodies up its victims in stomach-churning close-ups.
January 15, 2019
Great special effects, iconic hairdos, and a lame script, make The Blob a forgettable remake of the classic alien feature. [Full review in Spanish].
August 6, 2018
An underrated and gory gem, The Blob deserves its place among '80s horror films to be remembered, and to slide back onto screens decades later after it originally crash landed into theaters.
August 1, 2013
Isolationism and false security are as much the targets of the '88 model blob as hobos and horny jocks.
October 30, 2010
An old story retold with a fresh voice, eager to make improvements where they're needed and unwilling to tamper with scenes that don't.
November 18, 2009
As far as remakes go it ain't too shoddy . . .
May 8, 2008
just a great sweet movie
July 7, 2005
May 19, 2005
November 22, 2004
July 10, 2004
July 2, 2004
Surprisingly worthy remake.
December 23, 2003
September 12, 2003
A fun, cheesy remake from writer Frank Darabont, who gets the tone just right.
February 6, 2003
November 29, 2002
While not nearly on par with the original, the remake's a fast-paced and happily gore-soaked little treat.
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