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eighties horror you might have missed

meg foster

At the end of The Stepfather (the first film), Terry O'Quinn's character (Jerry) was shot by his wife and stabbed in the chest by his stepdaughter, then fell down a flight of stairs. Stepfather II is operating under the premise that Jerry survived that attack and is now undergoing psychiatric treatment in a mental institution. It is two years later - Jerry is balder and wearing thick glasses...

Herein lies a totally enjoyable combo-movie - an amalgam of Alien and The Thing, but taking place underwater, rather than in space or in the snow. There are huge, ridiculous weapons, as well as...