Southern Journo Pally: “I had zero interest in this until reading your reaction and several reviews which made it sound gloriously wacky. Which it is. A barely comprehensible plot, good direction and editing, amazing FX, plenty of intentional laughs. So over-the-top, it’s utterly enjoyable.

“I also enjoyed a bunch of solid actors spending a good deal of their screen time looking at a blue screen and registering awe, fright, confusion, etc. Demian Bichir made a good, ridiculous villain, but poor Kyle Chandler was totally wasted (I’m sure that paycheck made up for his nothing part.

“Anyway, I’m recommending it to my friends. They won’t believe I saw it, let alone liked it, but…”