hiddenicon wrote:dont screw up and get the early 80's The Children that troma later released on dvd... on the other hand, do. its indisputably awful but entertainingly so... could just be childhood nostalgia though. been a few years since i watched it.
Nope, you're right on. The Children is great, and I'd go so far to say it's even competently made. Yeah, Who Can Kill a Child? does so much more (and so much more sleaze-ily) with the same basic premise (killer kiddies and the retaliation from adults), but it never makes it look quite as lighthearted as it is here-- the children kill with radioactive hugs, my gosh.