The Being
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Director Jackie Kong, who later made the cult favorite Blood Diner (1987), directed this terrible monster movie for exploitation pioneer Bill Osco, who stars under the pseudonym "Rexx Coltrane." The plot concerns a mutant child who has become a monster after being exposed to toxic waste in a small Idaho town. Mortimer (Osco) wants to investigate a series of disappearances, only to have his efforts stymied by the town's mayor (Josť Ferrer), who is worried about the potential economic impact on the local potato industry. This abysmal horror film was made in 1980 and shelved for… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A weak 80s monster flick with Martin Landau of all people."
‑ Stefan Birgir Stefansson, sbs.is
"Grungy, muddy-looking, and completely beholden to Alien for all its money moments, The Being is Z-grade schlock-slinging at its most obvious."
‑ Scott Weinberg, DVDTalk.com
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