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Thoughts on Hunt for the Wilderpeople

I love comedy as a film genre, but I don’t see very many comedies. Having grown up with Monty Python, both the British and American versions of… 715 more words

Lost Boys' Club

Finally caught up with WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS, which Fiona loved and I liked. The above arresting image — “He can never get the faces right” — was my favourite bit. 545 more words

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'Possession' and the Fear of Reality Crumbling Beneath Our Feet (Review)

When I think about horror movies that resemble bad acid trips, a few pop into mind. Most of which aren’t considered “horror” in the traditional sense of the word. 597 more words

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Willem Dafoe Weekend - Daybreakers (2009)

Director: The Spierig Brothers

Writer: The Spierig Brothers (Screenplay)

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Willem Dafoe, Sam Neill, Isabel Lucas, Audrey Bennett

 

Plot: In the year 2019, a plague has transformed almost every human into vampires. 730 more words

Horror

Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016) Movie Review

Young ne’er-do-well Ricky (Julian Dennison) is sent to live with foster parents on a farm in the woods of New Zealand. When the foster mother (Rima Te Wiata) dies (at the end of a brief but wonderful performance), Ricky and his gruff foster father (Sam Neill) must learn to get along, particularly when they are hunted by social services and the police due to a massive miscommunication. 203 more words

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Review - Hunt For the Wilderpeople (2016)

by Old King Clancy

New Zealand director Taika Waititi has been around for a few years, but it wasn’t until his breakout What We Do In The Shadows that his name become recognizable. 1,315 more words

Cinephellas

Flash Movie Review: Hunt for the Wilderpeople

It takes more than blood to make a family. Love, support and care would be some other elements needed for a family unit. I am aware the word family had a more traditional minded definition years ago, but it has evolved along with the times. 489 more words

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