Abel Ferrara (BAD LIEUTENANT) directs this third version of Don Siegel's allegorical horror classic, INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS (1956), which was memorably remade by Philip Kaufman in 1978. Although BODY SNATCHERS is a competent genre piece with Freudian fillips, there's little there
to justify another go-round for what is by now very familiar material.
Young Marty Malone (Gabrielle Anwar) is suffering from teenage angst. With new stepmother Carol (Meg Tilly) and stepbrother Andy (Reilly Murphy), she's been uprooted from her Washington, D.C. home so that her widowed father, EPA scientist Steve (Terry Kinney), can test for toxic waste on a