New York City becomes hell on earth as rats threaten to take over the town. But this is no simple problem for pest control, as a bite from the rodents transforms Manhattanites into creepy rat-human hybrids.
Pros: cast, tight scenery Cons: has to be the rat-people thing The Bottom Line: “And so in my small way I'm a big man on Mulberry street” ~Billy Joel I went into this movie ready not to like it from the beginning. Rats biting humans in New York, I can believe that one. Passing on a deadly virus with their bite, believe that one too. Turning humans into rats, that’s when my … more
"Mulberry Street" is not so much about rats who turn humans into flesh-eating monsters in New York City. It's much more basic than that: it's all about tension and about how much can be crammed into a single story. The rats are more of an afterthought, really--they may serve as the catalyst for a medical crisis, but when their job is done, they conveniently disappear. That's a good thing, because at a certain point, we don't pay attention to them anymore. What we do pay attention to is how the tension … more