Spawn of the Slithis on Amazon Prime. Not a good film. Radiation has created a slimy fish-man creature that is eating local dogs and residents. A high school journalism teacher is on the case! With the help of his hired boat captain (who did provide me with some chuckles) they hope to capture the beast. They essentially fail. This movie was written and directed by Stephen Traxler, who went on to work on much bigger movies, though not as a writer or director. It came out in 1978 and that's perhaps its greatest charm. It's fantastically 70s, from furniture and color choices, electronics and, of course, fashion. It could have been a classic (some folks on IMDB love it) if it had been better paced and a little more off the rails. Instead, there are lots of conversations. Lots. The police chief is funny also. Just kind of a low budget mess. The transfer on Amazon is pretty fantastic looking, however. It was well shot on 35mm film and the HD tranfer really lets you take in the 70s of it all. If you grew up in Venice, California in the late 70s, it might provide an extra layer of fun.