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Village of the Damned (1995) - John Carpenter

Village of the Damned had always seemed pretty interesting. I had seen it long before I knew it was a remake. My first viewing was at a dollar theater in 1996. I remember liking it although it was kind of grown-up and boring. I idea of demonic children really seemed interesting. I liked it. Now upon viewing it, I can point out a lot more of the cracks. But they aren't big cracks. 
A small town in Northern California is visited by an Alien life force. This force impregnates the women in the town and leads to them all having strange alien babies. These silver-haired menaces to society can read and control your mind. They can make you kill yourself just by thinking it. Although one of them has learned empathy and has started to control his emotions, the others are murderous and ready to carry out their evil plan. It’s up to the town to stop them. Can they? 

The cast in this movie is pretty great for 1995. We have Linda Kozlowski, Mark Hamill, Kristie Alley and Christopher Reeves. Every…