Picks and Pans Review: Macho Overkill
updated 11/21/1988 AT 01:00 AM EST
•originally published 11/21/1988 AT 01:00 AM EST
THEY LIVE Aliens will use a TV station to destroy the world, unless wrestler Roddy Piper—making an arduous transition to movie star—can bring these mean E.T.s to their knees.
CHILD'S PLAY Brad Dourif plays a mass murderer with supernatural powers whose soul inhabits a toy doll. This makes life hell for a mother (Catherine Hicks) who buys the doll for her young son (Alex Vincent). Sorry, Mom, but it's hell for the audience too.