By Owen Gleiberman
February 20, 2008 at 05:00 AM EST

The Signal

C+
type
  • Movie
Genre

An electronic signal, sent through television screens, reduces people to their raging ”primal” selves. They’re not zombies — they are just murderously angry. Told in three sections (each with a different director), this Look Ma, no hands! And no head either! horror film makes a Mixmaster stew out of Poltergeist, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, Re-Animator, They Came From Within, and Shaun of the Dead. The Dada gross-out jokes are inventive, but The Signal mostly comes down to rage fiends going at one another with baseball bats, knives, pesticide tanks, and power drills. C+

The Signal

type
  • Movie
Genre
mpaa
  • R
runtime
  • 101 minutes
director
Performers
Studio
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