There are many things the French do well — berets, smoking, rich foods, dramatic malaise — but making a pseudo-schlocky homage to cheesy '80s scifi-horror flicks doesn't seem to be one of them.

The best way to describe the mode of filmmaking hinted at here is "blender": toss in some Weird Science, Night of the Comet, every other slasher movie; splash with a hint of She's All That; finish it off with a soupcon of Short Circuit; then serve to an audience you're hoping doesn't know any better.

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Hey, it'd be great if the finished product could summon the nostalgia they're clearly going for. But, man, it doesn't look like it.

(Via Ain't It Cool)