Werewolves Within (2021)
July 4, 2021 3:11 PM - Subscribe

A snowstorm traps town residents together inside the local inn, where newly arrived forest ranger Finn and postal worker Cecily must try to keep the peace and uncover the truth behind a mysterious creature that has begun terrorizing the community.

In theaters and available for digital rental on the usual places.
posted by DirtyOldTown (8 comments total) 5 users marked this as a favorite
 
I loved this! Super fun!
posted by Gyre,Gimble,Wabe, Esq. at 11:51 AM on July 5, 2021


So is there like a law or a rule or a union contract that says you can't have a horror or thriller or indie drama these days without a drone shot of an evergreen forest, heavily filtered to gray as an establishing shot?
posted by DirtyOldTown at 6:03 PM on July 6, 2021 [1 favorite]


Cute movie.

Decent cast. Milana Vayntrub is funny. The prolific Catherine Curtin carried a lot of weight.

A bunch of "lefty" jokes, but I didn't think that they were too mean, but sometimes not all that effective.
posted by porpoise at 9:34 PM on July 7, 2021


Filmed in my hometown. I'm excited to see it.
posted by kokaku at 11:32 AM on July 8, 2021


This was a solid B. My daughter and I really enjoyed it, and it was well worth the $6 rental. I don't think I'll ever revisit it, but it hit all the right marks competently.

The best part for me: Cecily making Finn realize he'd been dumped. But then, most of the Cecily stuff was good.
posted by Pater Aletheias at 11:35 AM on July 8, 2021


Cecily had a line I loved, something to the effect of "Yep: werewolves are real. Girls who are turned on by your whole Walden deal, though... those are a fantasy."
posted by DirtyOldTown at 2:36 PM on July 8, 2021 [1 favorite]


This was more fun than it had any right to be. An absolute blast! Would recommend.
posted by Kitteh at 6:08 PM on September 18, 2021


Spouse and I really enjoyed this as well. Felt like it was really inspired by the cornetto trilogy, with its mix of fast cuts/humour/bit of action& horror/bit of commentary.
posted by LegallyBread at 8:04 AM on January 18


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