It's Alive III: Island of the Alive
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It's Alive III: Island of the Alive
Better known as It's Alive III, Island of the Alive details the further exploits of the murderous mutant infants introduced in director Larry Cohen's It's Alive! (1974). Said infants are shipped off to a desert island, where they are completely cut off from civilization. The government intends to eliminate the penned-up infants, but Michael Moriarty, the father of one of the babies, organizes a protest against this wholesale slaughter. It is clear to anyone who can read that director Cohen is drawing parallels between the quarantined children and society's treatment of AIDS… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 50%

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"The weakest one in the series."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Stretches the darkly comedic aspects of the trilogy to the breaking point."
‑ Joshua Vasquez, Slant Magazine
"Cohen really blood sucked his idea on this one"
‑ Stefan Birgir Stefansson,
"Cohen continues to milk his cash cow series with some success."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"Finishes the series' natural allegorical evolution."
‑ Nick Schager, Lessons of Darkness
"All of these films are okay, if you order your movies up with extra CHEESE."
‑ Alex Sandell, Juicy Cerebellum
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