Cinema: Rushes: Aug. 26, 1985


At the higher levels of cautionary thoughtfulness to which it aspires, Warning Sign is debatable. Is the Government, despite denials, secretly working on weapons for biological warfare? If so, is there a clear and present danger that the bugs might get loose and start a devastating plague? But on a simpler level, this screenplay by Hal Barwood and Matthew Robbins, directed by the former, works very well as a hard-charging chiller. The nasty microbe in the lab turns people into murderous psychopaths when it infects them. And they, in turn, convert the facility into a kind of high-tech haunted...

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