Another disappointment from Wes Craven (THE HILLS HAVE EYES; A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET), SWAMP THING tries its best to play as a camp parody of 1950s creature features, complete with hokey dialog and men running around in rubber monster-suits, but it simply doesn't work. Based on the
popular DC comic-book created by Len Wein and Bernie Wrightson, the film is set in the Louisiana bayous, where scientist Alec Holland (Ray Wise) is working on a secret government experiment to combine plant and animal cells. When bad guy Arcane (Louis Jourdan) and his cohorts try to steal the formula that Alec
has created, the solution is spilled on the scientist, transforming him into...