The Return of Swamp Thing is a 1989 American superhero film based on the Saga of the Swamp Thing, Book 1 PDF Comics‘ character of the same name. Florida swamps to confront her evil stepfather Dr. The Return of Swamp Thing received negative reviews from critics. 9 reviews, with an average rating of 3.
Författare: Alan Moore.
Vincent Canby of The New York Times gave a negative review, proclaiming the film „is intended for people who missed the 1982 Swamp Thing and don’t want the bother of renting the videocassette. A writer for Time Out gave a somewhat neutral review, stating „Wynorski is well-versed in double-bluffing his audience, denying them the chance of balking at dreadful special effects by implying that the ineptitude is deliberate. Before his death a year later, Dick Durock stated in a 2008 interview, „They tried in Return of Swamp Thing to make it comedy, campy, and that’s tough to make that work. I think they kind of gave up on that idea and got back to the darker side of the character as he was written in the comic book. Heather Locklear won the Razzie Award for Worst Actress for her performance in the film. Peter David wrote a novelization of the film.
Disappointed with the script, David rewrote large chunks of the story. To his surprise, the producers enjoyed the changes and allowed the book to see print as-is. Columbia Pictures Home Video released the film in 1989 on VHS. The film was issued on DVD by Image Entertainment, with a commentary by Wynorski which suggests that some of the film’s humor was not as intentional as it seems and that Wynorski had a degree of contempt for the material. On May 15, 2017, a Blu-ray edition was released by the British label Screenbound Pictures. DVD combo pack May 8, 2018, as part of their MVD Rewind Collection line. The DVD extras will be ported over along with a new commentary track and interviews with Jim Wynorski, composer Chuck Cirino, and editor Leslie Rosenthal, an interview with executive of Lightyear Entertainment Arnie Holland, plus a remastered 2K HD transfer.