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Ravenous (French: Les Affamés) is a Canadian horror film directed by Robin Aubert and starring Marc-André Grondin, Monia Chokri, Brigitte Poupart, Luc Proulx, Charlotte St-Martin and Micheline Lanctôt. The film depicts the residents of a small town in rural Quebec as they deal with a zombie like outbreak. [Wikipedia]


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    Husky WingRavenous

    9 months ago

    An unoriginal zombie film without style nor substance, yet being praised for all three qualities. I'm not sure what it is with critics eating up the most obviously bait techniques. The best symbolism is the post-credits parrot, a metaphor for the director's attempt at style.
    Its characters behave ridiculously. There are several moments throughout the film where a human and a zombie will just stare each other in the face, neither acting with any motive to defend or attack. It's just, ya know, artsy that way. The shots were often intentionally focused on nothing, which, ya know, is just artsy woah. That's also why every single zombie stands still before its prey is alerted to its presence. Give 'em a head start, don't make it too hard for 'em, maybe it's artsy this way too.
    I've seen many critics praise it for its originality, but that's really because film critics that aren't me are almost all just dumb. Zombies having vague memories of their past behaviors, the muted look at the zombie apocalypse, even the vogue avent garde shooting have all been done several times over in indie zombie films. I've never seen all three put together with so little effort to sell the actual premise of the movie, though. I'm really quite baffled that even aspects like the zombies crying out to get the attention of other infected is being praised as an original trick--what year is this?
    An empty, useless, and incredibly lazy film.

    Splatterhouse 5 I want to watch it to see if I agree with you. I probably will.

    9 months ago

    Husky Wing The movie has nothing to do with my take on critics as a whole, but it sure does express why I like Roger Ebert.

    9 months ago

    Husky Wing OH you mean Ravenous. Yeah okay yeah. Even if I didn't know anything about your taste, your name alone says "I am experienced with the horror genre," so I doubt you'd find anything new here.

    9 months ago

    Official Titles(● = Original Title)

    • Canada Les Affamés
    • wwUnited Kingdom Ravenous


    • Released:Yes
    • Release Date:September 8, 2017
    • Nationality:Canadian
    • Genre(s):Horror

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