Night Moves / European premiere

Grabbers

  • Jon Wright /
  • UK, Ireland /
  • 2012 /
  • 94 mins

Richard Coyle, Ruth Bradley, Russell Tovey, Lalor Roddy, David Pearse, Bronagh Gallagher / Fiction / English

When a trawler is attacked, and the shore is found littered with dead marine life, something is clearly wrong on Erin Island. There must be a reasonable explanation... or could it be an invasion of bloodsucking aliens from outer space? Featuring an endearing lead performance from Richard Coyle, (also to be seen in Pusher), Grabbers is an exciting, light-hearted “monster movie” that affectionately tips its hat to everything that ever fell from the sky, or crawled from the sea onto a cinema screen.

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  • #1 Pete Harper / Saturday 23 June, 2012 / 01:14 GMT

    FANTASTIC! If the following movies mean anything to you then get down and see this film: Tremors, Shaun of the Dead, Slither, Black Sheep, Attack The Block. Wonderful from start to finish, amazing script, great cinematography, original concept, an absolute MUST SEE - I'll be going again on Monday night!


    Makes you wonder, when you can make a film like Grabbers, why make a film like Prometheus.....?
  • #2 Shugg McGlummfer / Saturday 23 June, 2012 / 13:29 GMT

    Wonderful, incredibly funny and well-paced. Best alien squid film since Monsters. Superb full orchestral score really adds to the atmosphere, no rock music here.
  • #3 Julie Fyffe / Monday 25 June, 2012 / 23:36 GMT

    Very, very enjoyable film. Great script from start to finish. I had a big smile on my face leaving the cinema (as did everyone else!).
  • #4 Iain Leheny / Monday 25 June, 2012 / 23:41 GMT

    Great fun! It's a bit uneven in places but overall the script is funny, the scenery is stunning and the evil squids are suitably scary. Brilliant Irish monster film.

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