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April (Brittany Allen) and her boyfriend Kyle (Freddie Stroma) have organised a romantic weekend away in April's parent's cabin in the woods. To April's dismay, Kyle has invited their friends Melanie (Melanie Papalia), Seth (Jesse Moss) and Lex (Anja Savcic) and arranged for them to have a party weekend. With the party in full swing, the teenagers seen what looks like a plane crashing into the woods. Upon investigation, they discover that it was in fact a UFO with an extra-terrestrial life form inside. When the ensuing terror and surprise causes them to kill it in self-defence, they find the aliens retaliating in the worst way possible. 

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Ginger Snaps Back: The Beginning Review


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The final leg of the Ginger Snaps series takes us back in time 150 years, where the presumed progenitors of Ginger and Brigitte are found in the Canadian frontier. Oddly, they still sound like valley girls. Anyway, there's a werewolf bite, Ginger gets snappy again, and, well, you know the drill as the body count rises. A mega-prequel is an interesting way to finish things off, but the film is too brooding and comparatively actionless to merit much interest.

Ginger Snaps Review


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In the Canadian coming-of-age teen horror film Ginger Snaps, we get a rousing account of what it's like when a girl literally cries wolf. Director John Fawcett helms this cleverly ghoulish werewolf suspense piece into a bouncy, writhing examination of a complex young girl's sudden awakening. Fawcett manages to present a refreshing macabre scenario that mixes emerging youth-oriented sexuality within the confines of a spry scarefest.

The film is very reminiscent of Carrie, where its protagonist has to deal with the uncontrollable changes of her body and soul as a cruel and unforgiving world bears witness to the unexplainable metamorphosis taking place. Fawcett's flick is also a snappy combination of An American Werewolf in London and Clueless. Intelligent and keenly wry, Ginger Snaps is a vibrant showcase that puts a bite into the imagination of its spellbound audience.

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Extraterrestrial Trailer

Extraterrestrial Trailer

April (Brittany Allen) and her boyfriend Kyle (Freddie Stroma) have organised a romantic weekend away...

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