Trapped in an isolated gas station by a voracious Splinter parasite that transforms its still living victims into deadly hosts, a young couple and an escaped convict must find a way to work together to survive this primal terror.
Martin was a normal teenage boy before the country collapsed in an empty pit of economic and political disaster. A vampire epidemic has swept across what is left of the nation's abandoned ... See full summary »
"Pontypool" was produced as both a motion picture, and as a radio play. Both versions of "Pontypool" were influenced by Orson Welles' infamous radio production of "The War of the Worlds." The radio play was broadcast on the BBC's Art & Culture section of their World Service website. It is approximately 58 minutes long, as opposed to the film's running time of 95 minutes. See more »
Mrs. French's cat is missing. The signs are posted all over town. "Have you seen Honey?" We've all seen the posters, but nobody has seen Honey the cat. Nobody. Until last Thursday morning, when Miss Colette Piscine swerved her car to miss Honey the cat as she drove across a bridge. Well this bridge, now slightly damaged, is a bit of a local treasure and even has its own fancy name; Pont de Flaque. Now Collette, that sounds like Culotte. That's Panty in French. And Piscine means ...
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Talk show host on the skids meets zombies in rural Canada.
Pretty good, eh. This one gets the Yakki Sobel NFF award. No Fast Forward during the flick. And that's a rare, rare compliment, believe me, flick fans! I wasn't even tempted to fast forward through this one. I found every minute enjoyable and entertaining. Even though I rented it for 99 cents and expected utter dreck. Nope. Not this time. Well worth a bit of your time, I think. But, that's just me. This ain't great art, of course, but then I hate art. Bores the stuffing out me. Bruce McDonald is a journeyman director. A real pro. The actors are pretty good too, eh. See what the canucks can do with a little bit of money.
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