Jays Rating:

Just when you thought it was safe to go outside at night, along comes the film Bats. This is the story of a small Texas town where bats began attacking people for no apparent reason. A bat expert and the town sheriff, played by Lou Diamond Phillips, began searching for an explanation. They trapped one of the smaller bats, tagged it with a homing device and released it so they could track it to its cave. Then, Batman and Robin – sorry, wrong movie. Just as they released the little bat, a larger bat -about the size of my Jack Russel Terrier, Eddie- swooped out of the sky knocking the smaller bat out of the air, thus killing it. A scientist who was sent by the government to help, explained that he had genetically mutated 2 bats to be smarter than average. Personally, I think the bats were smarter than most of the characters in this movie. For example, late one evening the bats began swarming over the town. The sheriff had to run around saying, “G et indoors, get indoors!” while the people ran around outside like a bunch of idiots. If this sounds bad, you won’t believe what happened indoors. In one scene, a man heard his doorbell ring. He opened the door, and the bats began to swarm inside. I only have one question – which bat rang the doorbell? The sheriff and the bat expert eventually located the cave and had a commercial freezer unit installed. Later that day, they had to walk waist deep in bat guano to turn on the unit. This Movie was supposed to be a horror, but there were more laughs than scares. It was so ridiculous that if I had sonar like the bats, I would have looked for the door and left the theater. I give this corny film a D rating.

This movie has been given a PG-13 rating by the MPAA

Although I am blind, I can appreciate a good movie as well as sighted individuals.
I rely more on a good story line than special effects.