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Sharon Farrell , His Excellency Ara Abramyan - His Excellency Ara Abramyan holds a Press Conference on Armenia Government Policy and Honoring Kim Kardashian Cultural and Humanitarian Award. - Universal Studio, California, United States - Tuesday 26th April 2016

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It's Alive! Review


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Meet Frank and Lenore Davies, a loving, healthy, American couple with one son named Chris and a second on his way. This second child, in fact, is on his way right now; as the film opens, Lenore (Sharon Farrell) is going into labor and Frank (John Ryan) is starting the car. The hospital reached, Frank paces the hallway while the doctor tends to Lenore. It's a hard delivery - not least because the infant is an unsightly monster with an impressive set of fully-developed canines and razor-sharp talons to match.. And when Baby slaughters the doctor and nurses, a difficult delivery only gets much worse. The good news is that Frank and Lenore have had a bouncing baby boy. The bad news is It's Alive!

The brainchild of writer/producer/director Larry Cohen, 1974's It's Alive! is a horror film on the cusp of old and new traditions in its genre. What's old-fashioned about it is its classic plotting: The monster escalates his mayhem as the authorities move in on him, the audience meanwhile getting clearer and clearer glimpses of the evil-doer's physical shape until it's revealed in its entirety only near the very end. What's new about it ("new" in the sense that it came after The Exorcist and similarly intense films had prepped audiences for ever more explicit carnage) is its (then) unblinking presentation of gore. Critic Quentin Crisp, who was something of a debauched sophisticate, no doubt intended a measure of irony when he called It's Alive! "the best horror film ever," but the picture has its virtues.

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