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Troll (1986) - John Carl Buechler

Troll is not a bad movie. It's just not the best. It is really fun to watch with a couple of friends. You can call out and mock the cheesy lines, critique the special effects, and drink each time you see a celebrity cameo. This movie has plenty of them. You get Sonny Bono, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Gary Sandy, and June Lockhart. Not a bad mix. 

The film is a comedy through and through. The lead character Harry Potter Jr., yes you read that right, has stumbled onto the realization that his sister has become a Troll... more like a Troll has kidnapped her and is using her body to wreak its havoc on this small community. That sounds better. The movies main antagonist is a Troll-Wizard that has magical powers that allow him to transform his victims into weird pod things. These weird pod things, then expel an exorbitant amount of flora. This then creates a mysteriously enticing atmosphere that lures victims. These outworld-ly atmospheres are actually another dimension and young Harry Potter J…