This low-budget crossbreed of The Terminator, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, and The Fugitive remains one of the forgotten treasures of ’80s science fiction. It seems only fitting that New Line, an outfit that first paid the rent by making decent genre fare like A Nightmare on Elm Street and Critters, would produce such a great-looking (wide-screen and full-frame versions are included here) and great-sounding (in Dolby Digital 5.1) edition of this underrated thriller, which stars a baby-faced Kyle MacLachlan (Blue Velvet) as an alien police officer tracking a body-swapping sociopath from another world. As with other movies where the filmmakers use the commentary track to both reveal secrets and dish, director Jack Sholder lets fly with this nugget about costar Michael Nouri (Flashdance): ”When I started to work with Michael for the first few days, I was thinking, ‘This guy’s like Cary Grant; he’s good-looking, he’s smart, he’s funny…why isn’t this guy the biggest star in Hollywood?’ Unfortunately, I found out.” Priceless. A-
The Hidden This low-budget crossbreed of The Terminator, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, and The Fugitive remains one of the forgotten...The HiddenSci-fi and FantasyJim KoufPT96MR This low-budget crossbreed of The Terminator, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, and The Fugitive remains one of the forgotten...2000-04-21
Genre: Sci-fi and Fantasy; Starring: Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Nouri; Director: Jack Sholder; Author: Jim Kouf; Runtime (in minutes): 96; MPAA Rating: R
Posted April 21 2000 — 12:00 AM EDT
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