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Shrooms (2007)

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3 couples go to Ireland woods to collect magic mushrooms and trip out. On their way they meet some strange inhabitants of the woods and it doesn't take long until a creepy story is being ... See full summary »

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3 couples go to Ireland woods to collect magic mushrooms and trip out. On their way they meet some strange inhabitants of the woods and it doesn't take long until a creepy story is being told at the campfire which might be more than just a story. So strange things happen, people start disappearing, silhouettes move through the woods and the creepy story starts to melt into reality. The horror kicks in along with the effect of the mushrooms. Written by Anonymous

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Get Ready to Get Wasted


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23 November 2007 (Ireland)  »

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Box Office

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$1,849 (USA) (8 February 2008)

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$1,849 (USA) (8 February 2008)
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After hitting the goat in the forest, the blood on the van disappears in one shot. See more »

Quotes

Bluto: Hello.
The Cow: Well, well, well.
Bluto: You can talk!
The Cow: That's cause you're outta your mind.
Bluto: You see a girl?
The Cow: She went that way.
Bluto: Thanks.
[Starts to run off]
The Cow: Wouldn't do that if I were you.
Bluto: Why not?
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Jackknife
Written by Patrick McCarthy
Performed by The Rig Brothers
Produced by The Rig Brothers
Published by Weaverswayed Music (BMI)
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Disappointing
8 May 2008 | by (Hull) – See all my reviews

I saw the advert for "shrooms" and instantly wanted to see it so i rented a copy. I think the real clincher that will get this film an audience is the fact that it brings the drug element into a horror. I was hoping for a very trippy film that was so messed up you don't know whether to scream or rewind and rethink.

Unfortunately "Shrooms" goes for the premonition approach. After taking a bad shroom, Tera the main girl starts "seeing things". I just thought from that point on i'd seen it all before. I was right. Most of this film is simply people walking around, looking for something with a scared look on their face. The whole back story seems to be a relatively regurgatated camp fire tale that is used in most films "a bad house, kids are abused, one messed up kid left"- come on this just isn't scary.

Admittedly the ending is clever, but again not the most original.

The potential this film had is wasted on what seems to be a boring storyline. Not much trippyness or edge of your seat tension, just another B-grade horror.


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