As the year draws to a close, I can’t say the movies are getting any better. I know they will at some point but today’s movie is not one of them. This is yet another movie in the “Why the hell do I own this movie” grouping. I think at one point I was picturing myself as a self contained Blockbuster for my friends where they could just borrow movies for free. So in order for that to be effective, I needed as many different movies as possible. Which is why I own today’s movie, The Feeding.
The plot: In the Appalachian Mountains, Special Agent Jack Driscoll has been called in to help the local rangers investigate the disappearance of all the deer in the area. Driscoll has seen this pattern before and wants to stop the beast before it manages to disappear from the area. Meanwhile, a group of friends have decided to go camping in the woods but find themselves facing a monstrous creature. As the group’s numbers start to dwindle, Jack and his partner must find a way to save the remaining kids and kill the creature before they all wind up dead.
In spite of it’s low budget, this wasn’t a bad movie. It was supposed to be a werewolf movie but the actual monster looked like a weird cross between a werewolf and a sasquatch. The plot was pretty much the typical theme of “a group of teenagers in the woods are doing the usual teenager things before getting attacked by a monster.” The actors were split between being halfway decent and just awful. The effects were ok although there were some scenes involving the monster that were shot in some weird, blurred, black & white setting. I think that it was supposed to be creepier but it honestly just looked weird. Still, not a bad movie for a late night viewing.
So if you are up late at night and bored, then this is worth a watch.
Rating: 2 1/2 out of 5