Starring: Guy Rolfe, Richard Lynch, Ian Abercrombie, Aron Eisenberg
“Herr Toulon has developed a method of animating his puppets without string. It’s as if they were alive.” (Lt Stein, Puppet Master III)
When you’ve got a film about killer toys you can only go so far with it before the concept loses all sense of terror.
Full Moon, the studio behind the Puppet Master series, realised it sooner than this. By the end of Puppet Master II, in which the killer puppets are double-crossed by their evil owner, the audience is expected to start feeling sympathy for them.
Puppet Master III, then, takes things one step further and makes the puppets outright good guys. A horror film in which the killer dolls are the heroes? Who could the villains possibly be, other than Nazis or something? Continue reading Puppet Master III: Toulon’s Revenge (1991) review