(1999) from Tuna
|Mosquito (1995) is either
a tongue in cheek spoof of monster movies, or one of the worst attempts
at this genre ever. An alien spacecraft lands on earth, and the
resulting radiation causes mosquitos to become the size of a VW. What
the stupid humans see as a merciless attack, they see as dining out.
The exposure is provided by
Margaret Gomoll, in the challenging role of Camper Mary, having
sex in a tent before becoming insect food.
One of those who commented at IMDB put
it perfectly, "Very small children might actually be frightened, so
don't spoil it for them by laughing out loud."
IMDB readers say 3.5 of 10, which is either too high, if this was
intended as a serious horror film, or way to low if it was a parody. I
lean toward parody, as they left no cliche unturned in making this
one. Still, it does not have enough bad movie appeal to help the
- With their
votes ... IMDB summary: IMDB readers say 3.5 of 10
guideline: 7.5 usually indicates a level of
excellence, about like three and a half stars
from the critics. 6.0 usually indicates lukewarm
watchability, about like two and a half stars
from the critics. The fives are generally not
worthwhile unless they are really your kind of
material, about like two stars from the critics.
Films under five are generally awful even if you
like that kind of film, equivalent to about one
and a half stars from the critics or less,
depending on just how far below five the rating
guideline: A means the movie is so good it
will appeal to you even if you hate the genre. B means the movie is not
good enough to win you over if you hate the
genre, but is good enough to do so if you have an
open mind about this type of film. C means it will only
appeal to genre addicts, and has no crossover
appeal. D means you'll hate it even if you
like the genre. E means that you'll hate it even if
you love the genre. F means that the film is not only
unappealing across-the-board, but technically
inept as well.
Based on this
description, this film is a D.
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