|Tacky exploitation film.
In the small New England town of Ravensback, a mishap at a chemical facility results in a leak which causes a strange yellow cloud to form. Soon thereafter, a busload of adorable tykes are exposed to the gas and transformed into homicidal radioactive zombies.
Sound promising? It ain't.
Inane direction, a cast of misfits (that look like they never could have
come from the same "small town"), and cheap production values do this
Harry Manfredini's creepy pre-Friday the 13th (1980) score is somewhat effective, but repeated scenes of children mutilating parents (and
vice-versa) that once seemed scary now come across as lame, repellent
Low-budget horror film that used to freak us out as kids is
probably best remembered, if not revisited. Also known as The Children of Ravensback.