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The Burrowers (2008)

R  |   |  Horror, Thriller, Western  |  21 September 2008 (USA)
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In the Wild West a rescue party sets out to find a family of settlers that has vanished from their home under mysterious circumstances.

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A band of courageous men sets out to find and recover a family of settlers that has mysteriously vanished from their home. Expecting the offenders to be a band of fierce natives, the group prepares for a routine battle. But they soon discover that the real enemy stalks them from below. Written by Anonymous

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If Lovecraft wrote a western....
24 July 2009 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

I really don't get the negative press and review this flick is getting, this is pure gold. If H.P. Lovecraft wrote a western, this would probably be the story. This story doesn't need toe be blood and guts, it isn't relaing on gore, just shear suspense and story. It is a simpel story, but such a well played one. At the start you think you know what will happen, but it doesn't pan out that way at all. As for the whole "evil white men' stick, well the indians weren't treated right, deal with it white people. I think it was a pretty good representation of the times.

I am sorry if I offend some people, but you would have to b a complete idiot not to love this one. On of the best horror flicks I have seen since In the Mouth of Madness. HP Lovecraft would be proud!


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