With a slight variation on the usual story, an environmentalist is investigating toxic waste on an army base and it is left to his daughter to save the day from the evil aliens who victimise humans by ridding them of their 'essence' and taking over their bodies.
Ferrera successfully breathes life into an old franchise, with only a slight small change in the narrative but making the aliens significantly more frightening. Anwar is equally intuitive and sassy enough to make her a likeable and believable heroine and although the effects aren't up to much, there are still plenty of scary moments.
Reviewed by Kim Newman
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